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By popular demand, MPT extends its “5 Minutes in 1 Hour” offer for an additional month

26 Sep 2015

The leading telecom operator’s successful promotion will run until October 31

Yangon, Myanmar, 26 September, 2015 – Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), the first and leading telecommunications operator in Myanmar, announced today that they will extend their “5 Minutes in 1 Hour” promotion till October 31 instead of September 30, to meet the requests of subscribers.

“We are very pleased to see such positive feedback from our customers. They are enjoying calls to their family and friends with all the additional free minutes within an hour. Due to the popularity and requests to extend the promotion, we’ve decided to add another month to ‘5 Minutes in 1 Hour.’ We listen to our customers and want to provide the best services for them,” said Mr Takashi Nagashima, CEO of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations.

Promotion mechanics, terms and conditions will remain the same as before when Swe Thahar user makes a phone call. Of calls dialled by Swe Thahar users, the first 5 minutes are charged at the usual rate of 23 Ks/min. After which, the remaining time (up to an additional 55 minutes) is free of charge.

For example, when a user calls for 25 minutes, he/she only needs to pay for first 5 min—the additional 20 min are be free. Phone calls that last beyond 60 minutes will revert back to the normal voice tariff (23Ks/min).

The promotion is valid without additional action for all GSM/WCDMA Swe Thahar subscribers. It is valid for calls to every MPT number regardless of whether the receiver is Swe Thahar subscriber or not. This promotion is not applicable in the evenings from 6pm-10pm. There is no limit to the number of calls a user can make every day to enjoy the free talk time.

The Swe Thahar plan provides the best service to users with its affordable voice tariff of 23 Ks/min and faster mobile Internet speed. For GSM/WCDMA customers to subscribe to Swe Thahar, they simply need to send “SWE” or “POSTSWE” by free SMS to 1332.