Since the launch of
The event offered thanks to customers, staff and partners who have made this achievement possible and the Chairman challenged his team to go further in striving to improve service for customers. It was attended by a number of VIP guests, including
Demonstrating the potential for growth and strong appetite for data services in
In his speech,
"Mobile communication enriches people's lives. It connects job-seekers with new opportunities, unites families who are separated by geography, enables teachers to access learning resources, farmers to track market demand, and entrepreneurs to connect with new suppliers, which is why we have continuously pushed to enable people's access to these life chances. I am humbled by the warm welcome we have received from the people of
"I think of people like Daw Hla, another of our first customers. She's a fisherwoman who has never used a mobile phone before our launch. She told us this was a 'golden opportunity' to reach out and connect her community through technology. To customers like Daw, I promise we will keep working hard to improve and enhance our services," he added.
"This is truly a historic moment for our country, people, and the telecoms sector in
Aziz Al-Uthman Fakhroo, Ooredoo Group Board Member and Chairman of Ooredoo Myanmar, said: "This has been a challenging greenfield launch, where we have needed to counter a number of logistical and technological challenges to deliver a world-class network for the people. We have overcome these challenges with the help of local partners and communities, and have become the first international communications company to operate in
Speaking of the challenges faced during the development stage,
Alongside traditional sales and services jobs, which cover 6,500 dealers at launch and 30,000 points of sale for top-ups, the company estimate through the distribution network alone
Cormack commented: "The response to our launch has been inspiring! This wonderful nation's pent-up demand for mobile communication services has surpassed even our expectations, and as our reach expands across the country these opportunities will increase. This growth will enable more people to experience our life-enriching services and see the life changing opportunities technology can bring."
At the close of the ceremony,
Source: Press Release
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