The licenses, valid for an initial duration of 15 years, "will authorize each operator to build, own and operate a telecommunications network and to provide the full range of public fixed and mobile telecommunications services on a nationwide basis," according to a joint statement.
The two companies, registered locally as Telenor Myanmar and Ooredoo Myanmar, won state tender bidding for the operator licenses in June last year.
At present, less than 10 percent of
Telenor Myanmar, which currently has 150 employees, also said it plans to recruit additional 900 people to its workforce this year.
Without mentioning any specific time frame,
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