MPT Returns with Nationwide Mobile Seminar For 2018-2019 Focusing on Protection from Cyber Threat Issues

02 Nov 2018

(Yangon, 2nd November 2018) MPT, Myanmar’s first and leading telecommunications operator, today announced the next phase of its nationwide Mobile Seminar Campaign to help educate and raise awareness regarding the dangers of cyberattacks amongst more than 30,000 people, with hundreds of free seminars scheduled to take place across the country. This year’s program will focus on identifying and educating the public, in particular the mobile internet-using youth here, on online threats such as fraud, hacking and disruption of smartphone security that is on the rise.
The topics to be covered in the seminars include identifying and protection against cybercrime, mobile etiquette, social networking and security, MPT services, call center information, MPT4U app information and LTE+ services. The sessions will also include tips for customers on ways to maximize their mobile experience including smart data use to avoid facing unintentional costs or data outages as well as the local laws pertaining to cybercrimes.

Detail Locations and Number of Events

 No  State & Region  Number of events
1  Kachin State  3
 2 Kayah State  3
 3  Kayin State  3
4  Chin State  2
5  Sagaing Region  10
6 Thaninthary Region  6
 ၇  Bago Region (East)  5
8 Bago Region (West)  3
 9 Magway Region  7
 110 Mandalay Region  12
 11  Mon State  5
12 Rakhine State 4
13 Yangon Region 10
14 Shan State (South) 6
15 Shan State (North) 4
16 Shan State (East) 4
17 Ayeyarwady Region 11
18 Naypyidaw 2
Total 100


The 100 free to attend seminars will be held throughout Myanmar. However, MPT is also offering additional mobile seminars upon request to institutions such as high schools, universities or public area.
“Our ongoing mobile seminars, held nationwide for thousands of members of the public demonstrates MPT’s commitment towards ensuring the safety of all telecommunications customers by way of providing informative and critical on how they can best protect themselves online and on their mobile devices. The seminars have been a great success and thus far well- attended, educating the public about the dangers that lurk online within today’s digital environment, as they connect via their devices for work, study, entertainment or simply to communicate with friends and family. This also falls in line with our “Myanmar In Our Heart” initiatives, which inform our commercial, operations and CSR activities, and we hope to press on with our efforts centered on improving and enriching the lives of the country’s many communities,” said Mr. Reizo Umeda, Chief Commercial Officer of MPT-KSGM Joint Operations.
The campaign has already started in Mon State on 30th October and will be carried out in Bago, Kachin, Kayah, Kayin, Chin, Rakhine, Northern Shan, Southern Shan, Eastern Shan, Ayarwaddy,

Nay Pyi Taw, Magway, Mandalay, Sagaing, Tanintharyi and Yangon. Many customers benefited from mobile seminars previously done throughout the country in the respective regions’ schools, universities and public area give MPT to continue this initiatives and this year will be seen 100 mobile seminars at many locations around Myanmar starting from October 2018 to March 2019.

For further information about MPT Mobile Seminar please call 106, or visit http://mpt.com.mm/en/ and MPT Official Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/mptofficialpage