MPT Refreshes Its Social Pack Which Offer 1Ks/MB Access To Myanmar’s Favorite Social Media Apps

02 Oct 2017

(Yangon, 2 October 2017) – Ahead of the upcoming Thandingyut festival, MPT is showing its appreciation to its valued customers with the announcement of the much-anticipated update to its Social Pack, making it the only operator to offer the best data rates for access to the increasingly popular Instagram app at just 1Ks/MB, starting from the 3rd of October, 2017. Alongside Instagram, the refreshed Social Pack also retains its attractive rates for access to other top social apps such as Facebook, LINE and Viber.

Available for all MPT for its GSM/WCDMA/LTE+ users with Swe Thahar and Shal Pyaw Plans customers can choose from 24-hour, 7-day, and 30-day options that provide fixed data quotas for the social apps on mobile devices.

Updated Social Pack data quotas* are as follows:

Revision (From 3rd October)
Daily Weekly Monthly
Valid Application Facebook, Messenger, Viber, Line & Instagram
Data (MB) 199 999 3999
Price (Ks) 199 999 3999
USSD *3001# *3002# *3003#

After data quota has been reached, subsequent data usage will be charged as per normally-applicable Pay-As-You-Go or data pack rates*
*All prices are inclusive tax.

Mr. Reizo Umeda, Chief Commercial Officer of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations said, “The explosive growth of social media usage on mobile devices in Myanmar has been amazing where 1 in 4 people in Myanmar uses the internet on a regular basis, most of whom are social enthusiasts now engaging and connecting with their friends, family and colleagues as well as rich online content on these platforms more than ever before. MPT has listened closely to the customers’ feedback and is offering newly-refreshed Social Pack that will better suit their usage preferences, in particular for affordable access to popular social networking apps such as Facebook, LINE, Viber and now Instagram.”

The Social Pack update comes just in time for Thadingyut, also known as the festival of lights which marks the end of the Buddhist Lent, offering the people of Myanmar even more reasons to reconnect with friends and family during this occassion.

To celebrate social pack refreshment by the inclusion of Instagram and to commemorate traditional Myanmar’s lighting festival, MPT will organize a digital photo contest to encourage the public to express what these festive events mean to them. Contestants will be required to upload pictures on a platform and  by participating the competition, participants will have a chance to walk away with the latest iPhone and other prizes. The details of terms and conditions will be announced very soon through MPT official communication channels.

“We hope that you will be excited to share your favorite photos by entering our photo contest. All of us at MPT would also like to wish our customers a happy auspicious Thadingyut and Tazaungdine!” added Mr. Umeda.