MPT Continues Support Essential and Necessary Communications in the Fight Against COVID-19

20 Apr 2020

(Yangon, 20th April 2020) – As Myanmar continues its fight against Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), MPT recently has exponentially extended its commitment to support the essential services and people of Myanmar by offering its advanced technologies and services in various states, regions, and localities.

MPT, as the largest and leading local telecom operator, has been continuously contributing to the nationwide efforts in combating COVID-19 including SIM card with data donations for the quarantine people, providing free access to the news and MHOS websites, free call access to spoke person and counselling centers and providing fiber internet access to quarantine centers across various States and Regions.

In recent weeks, MPT has expanded its support to provide 40 FTTH and B2B Fiber Internet Connections to various quarantine centers, hospitals, treatment centers, schools and organizations across 10 States and Regions. Additionally, MPT is providing PSTN Auto Telephone service to 16 locations in Rakhine State, 2 Locations in Ayeyarwddy Region and 4 auto telephone lines(fax applicable) at Phaunggyi Treatment Center in Yangon Region.

MPT is also providing toll-free phone numbers to departments and medical centers to make a call by the public relating to the information about COVID-19.

Over 15,400 MPT SIM cards have been donated to 6 quarantine centers in Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, Mon, Tanintharyi and Kayin States & Divisions to allow those individuals to stay connected with their families and officials. MPT is actively exploring further possibilities to maximize the impact of its efforts and will continue to take additional measures to support the fight against COVID-19.

MPT’s mandate during COVID-19 outbreak is to Keep Myanmar Connected and as such we are ensuring our customers have access to the latest developments on the COVID-19 situation by providing free unlimited access to the following websites –

“Now more than ever, people are relying on telecommunication services to stay in touch with family, friends and work colleagues. MPT fully supports the efforts of the government and continue to offer its support to the consumers nationwide,” said U Myo Than, Dy COO of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations. 

MPT is continuing the safe business operations of all its units updating internal policies and procedures to improve customer service in-store and via its call centers. All MPT customers can seamlessly use MPT4U Application to manage their accounts on mobile devices. For more information, please call 106, visit the MPT official Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mptofficialpage/ or MPT official website www.mpt.com.mm