Myanmar Telecoms conference in October

21 September 2012 - CMT Events

Myanmar’s latest telecoms reforms unlock new opportunities for multinational and regional firms

Myanmar’s liberalization and its efforts to open up the telecom sector bodes welcome news for local and foreign telecom companies seeking opportunities to tap into new Asian markets. CMT’s Myanmar Telecoms Reform Update aims to provide detailed insight into telecoms developments in Myanmar and critical issues for decision making.

Poised at the brink of major changes in its telecommunications segment, Myanmar’s telecoms market is opening up for significant foreign investment, as multinational firms, local companies and various investors rush to invest in what is touted as the last Asian frontier market. Myanmar Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) recently revealed that telecommunications may soon be liberalized, which could mean many new investment opportunities.

Singapore-based conference organizers Centre for Management Technology (CMT), is launching the very first telecoms briefing in Yangon on 16 October 2012. Aptly themed “Plan and Prepare for the Opening of the Myanmar Telecoms Market”, the Myanmar Telecoms Reform Update will be held at the Park Royal Yangon. The main highlights of this intensive update relevant for private sector conglomerates and investors are effect of demographics on the telecom market, the impact of the Nation Building processes on telecom investments, realistic examination of the available opportunities in the telecoms sector and a forecast of the future trends and expected developments.

Mr. Than Htun Aung, Deputy Director, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications will be delivering a speech on “Telecom Regulations in Myanmar”, offering a detailed overview of Government policy & considerations, current regulation status, telecom reform process status, future policies on mobile, broadband and fixed line infrastructure.

The Myanmar Telecoms Reform Update is designed to enable companies to access crucial developmental and operational information, review new opportunities, recommended technology updates, and financial strategies. Among the eminent telecoms experts leading the update are Mr. John Stefanac, President SEA/Pacific, Qualcomm Inc.; Ms Stephanie Huf, Head of Communications, Ericsson; Mr Sami Tabbane, Professor, SFM Technologies, Mr Bertie McCrory, Managing Director, Contactica; Mr Charles Ashley, Regional Head, Tunetalk; Mr Hugh McGarry, Principal, Garnet Consulting; Mr Kyaw Naing, Chief Engineer of Amara Communications; Ms Yup Seng Ing, Managing Director, DigiCom; and Mr. Paul Crilley, Senior Consultant from Yatanarpon Teleport Co. Ltd.

In short, industry reviews, and an extensive update on future trends and developments would be the key focus of the briefing, which will prove ideal for strategic planners, project planners, corporate users, carriers and manufactures, investor financial analysts and all other supporting segments of the telecoms industry.

This briefing is followed by the 2nd New Myanmar Investment Summit on 17-18 October, and a Post-Conference workshop on “Business Contracts in Myanmar”.

Please visit the website at for more information and details of available bundle deals, or contact Ms. Hafizah at Tel. 65 6346 9218 for further queries.

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