Mobile operator Atom – which recently rebranded from Telenor Myanmar – says it will invest more than USD330 million over the next three years on network upgrades, business transformation projects and job creation with a focus on local youth, reports Elevenmyanmar.com. CEO Muhammad Ziaullah Siddiqui declared: ‘We are proud to continue to walk the path of history built on a solid structure. We intended to give users a better experience, such as caring, technology, unity, unparalleled service and a world-class network. Atom aims to be responsible and accountable.’ In addition, 5G network services are expected to be introduced ‘in the coming years’.
Atom will provide protection regarding personal security for its users in accordance with domestic and international laws and regulations, according to its chief human resources officer U Kyaw Min Thein, who added that the Atom network ‘can be used safely for communication’.
Lebanese-backed M1 Group completed the takeover of the Myanmar division of Norway’s Telenor Group in March this year, although to secure permission from local authorities M1 transferred a majority stake in the cellco to domestic conglomerate Shwe Bain Phyu.