26 Oct 2017
Communities in Muse, Shan State can now enjoy high-speed LTE+, making it 80 townships, including 30 cities, State and Regional capitals connected to MPT’s next-generation network
(Yangon, 26 October 2017) – Starting from 27th October, businesses and communities in Muse, Shan State can enjoy high-speed fourth-generation network service on the 1.8GHz spectrum,through MPT’s LTE+. The town, famed for its border trade as the gateway to neighboring China, joins other locations in the region including Keng Tung and Loikaw, which received LTE+ connectivity back in August on Myanmar’s fastest and widest network.
The operator has been upgrading its mobile network throughout the country to deliver LTE+ powered by 4×4 MIMO advanced technology, as part of its service expansion. With the new addition of one of Myanmar’s main economic growth areas, it has reached 30 cities, state and regional capitals of altogether 80 townships.
To mark the network availability at Muse, customers here will also be treated to exciting and engaging events held at various locations where MPT will carry out promotional shows and giveaways. These include activities such as special offers for new MPT SIMs, SIM swaps as well
as Top Up cards with premium souvenirs.
Mr. Reizo Umeda, Chief Commercial Officer, MPT-KSGM Joint Operations said, “We are pleased to be rolling out our LTE+ network in Muse, powered by next-generation 4×4 MIMO technology enabling double the speeds over other 4G services at up to 150Mbps, where the residents and
businesses here can now enjoy markedly faster connectivity for both mobile call and data services. As an important gateway to China, this expansion milestone will help spur economic growth at this popular border town, underlining our commitment to bringing enriching
telecommunications to all of Myanmar.”
With its continuos network rollout, MPT is on-track to deploy LTE+ at locations in every state and region of Myanmar. The operator plans to implement further network improvements to upgrade existing coverage locations and add more LTE+ connectivity in the future as part of its commitment to moving Myanmar forward through enhanced telecommunications services.