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MPT lowers its voice tariff to 23 Ks/min

05 Jul 2015

MPT lowers its voice tariff to 23 Ks/min
Top-up bonus up to 50% offered to celebrate new tariff

July 5, 2015 – Yangon, Myanmar – Myanma Posts and Telecommunications (MPT), the first and leading telecommunications operator in Myanmar, announced lower voice tariff for its Swe Thahar plan and CDMA 450/800 to 23 Ks/min. In line with its core mission in helping “Moving Myanmar Forward,” this initiative enables MPT’s current and future customers to benefit from its affordable and reliable voice services.

Effective on July 8, 2015 at 00:00:01, voice calls on MPT’s Swe Thahar plan will be priced at 23 Ks/min, down from the previous tariff of 35 Ks/min. At the same time, voice tariff of CDMA 450/800 users will also be set to 23 Ks/min, instead of 50 Ks/min previously. These new tariffs apply automatically to all Swe Thahar and CDMA 450/800 customers.

“With these new affordable tariffs, we want to thank each and every one of our current users,” said U Khin Maung Tun, General Manager of MPT. “And we are sure many more individual customers and businesses will join us to enjoy many more voice calls throughout the country thanks to MPT’s most reliable mobile network and the largest reach in Myanmar, across urban and rural areas. As the leading telecommunications operator, it has always been our commitment to help Myanmar to connect,” added Mr Takashi Nagashima, CEO of MPT-KDDI-Sumitomo Joint Operations.

No additional subscription is required for current Swe Thahar users to benefit from the new tariff of 23 Ks/min, valid for on-net and off-net calls. For GSM/WCDMA customers to subscribe, they simply need to send “SWE” by SMS to 1332, without any charge. Prices of other services included in the Swe Thahar plan and the base tariff for GSM/WCDMA remain the same.

No subscription or registration is required for CDMA 450/800 users to enjoy the new voice tariff of 23 Ks/min, valid for both on-net and off-net calls. Tariffs for all other services of CDMA users remain the same.

To celebrate its new price plan, MPT is also offering a top-up bonus promotion for all its customers. From July 5 to July 7, all MPT users can receive up to 50% bonus when topping up between these dates. Top-up bonuses can be used for voice calls to all MPT numbers and Internet, and will be valid until July 31.