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MPT Continues its Pledge to Keep Myanmar Connected In the Fight Against COVID-19 with Its High-Speed Fiber Internet Connectivity at Necessary Locations (Myanmar’s leading Telecom operator continues to support essential services, government agencies, business and the people of Myanmar during the challenging COVID-19 pandemic)

25 Sep 2020

(Yangon, 25th September 2020) – As Myanmar continues its fight against the 2nd wave of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), MPT, Myanmar’s first and leading telecom operator, is extending its commitment to Keep Myanmar Connected by supporting the essential telecommunication services to medical professionals and the people of Myanmar.

MPT recently completed the installation of B2B high-speed dedicated fiber internet service and Wi-Fi access at the newly opened COVID-19 Emergency Medical Care Unit- Ayeyarwady Center in Yangon. The center was established by Ministry of Health and Sports (MOHS) with the support of Myanmar Football Federation (MFF) and Ayeyarwady Foundation, with a capacity to treat and accommodate 500 COVID-19 patients along with medical professionals and volunteers.

Furthermore, MPT has pledged to provide additional telecommunications services at the planned expansion of COVID-19 Emergency Medical Unit- Ayeyarwady Center with the increased capacity to treat additional COVID-19 patients, medical professionals and volunteers of altogether 595 people.
“As a responsible local telecom operator, we extended our support to MOHS by providing B2B high-speed dedicated fiber internet service at the recently completed COVID-19 Emergency Medical Care Unit_ Ayeyarwady Center. We will also provide additional telecommunications services for the Phase 2 expansion of the center which will be completed soon.” said Mr. Tetsunori Nagashima, Chief Commercial Officer of MPT-KSGM JO.

“Credit goes to our efficient and professional B2B team who are ensuring that we can fulfil our pledge to Keep Myanmar Connected by providing fast and reliable telecommunications services to our customers, business and communities across Myanmar during the COVID-19 outbreak. We are also committed to doing our part to support the critical work of essential medical workers, government agencies, community organizations working on the front lines to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Myanmar.” he continued.

As a responsible local telecom operator, MPT committed to supporting to the nationwide efforts in combating COVID-19 since April. MPT has been providing its FTTH and B2B high-speed dedicated fiber internet services as well as PSTN Auto Telephone and VoIP Phone Service to various treatment and quarantine centers across states and regions.

Please visit http://mpt.com.mm/en/about-home-en/csr-activities/ for more information about MPT’s wide-ranging CSR activities.