Myanmar keyword: Posts and Telecommunications Department ("PTD")

May 24, 2018

Telecom licensees in Myanmar have an obligation under their license to seek and obtain PTD approval for tariffs prior to launch of the relevant telecom services, pursuant to section 29 of the Telecommunications Law 2013 and Chapter 7 of the Competition Rules for Telecommunications Sector 2015. PTD just published the Draft Telecommunications Tariffs Directive 2018 […]

January 26, 2018

Draft Competition Rules 2017 The Ministry of Commerce published the Draft Competition Rules 2017 on 29 December 2017. These are intended to implement the Competition Law 2015, which takes effect from February 2017. The Draft Competition Rules 2017 include articles on the formation and responsibilities of the Myanmar Competition Commission and the investigation committee, as […]

December 26, 2017

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (“MTC”) and Posts and Telecommunications Department (“PTD”) have finally come through the long process of obtaining government approval and issued the first batch of International Gateway (“IGW”) licenses. Around a dozen of companies have received their IGW licenses and new licenses will continue to be awarded. A glimpse at […]

September 15, 2017

PTD speeds up licenses and reform What you can’t say or do when advertising your products or services Access to personal electronic data: Now the law says you need permission Some Regulatory points of attention for telecom M&A and contracting in Myanmar How to negotiate a spectrum license in Myanmar? Myanmar opens applications for international […]

February 16, 2017

The Myanma Railways (“MR”) under the Ministry of Transport and Communications (“MOTC”), announced on February 10 2017 a new Expression of Interest (“EOI”) for an optical fiber cable installation along railway tracks.This is the third phase of the MR project that intends to lay optical fiber cables along various railway lines across Myanmar. The deadline […]