The Journey to a Digital Myanmar

Telenor presents a roadmap to realize Myanmar’s digital future in first digital report, which identifies seven key areas to accelerate Myanmar’s digital potential. The Realising Digital Myanmar report compiles Telenor’s recommendations on challenges, opportunities and maps out a path forward in the country’s digital development.

Written: Feb 2018

With the commitment to support the implementation of the government’s Digital Myanmar Economy Plan, Telenor Myanmar releases its first ever Digital Myanmar report.

The Realising Digital Myanmar Report highlights that digital frameworks, infrastructure, ecosystems and skills are needed to provide a solid and strong foundation to fuel development of digital government, digital enterprises and digital consumers. In the report Telenor deep dives into each of the seven areas and presents current status, recommendations and examples of international best practices. The report also suggests a comprehensive roadmap which highlights significant milestones and targets Myanmar could attain by 2023.

“Telenor remains committed to support the next Digital journey of Myanmar. We believe that the digitalization of Myanmar represents a strong socio-economic potential, and our ambition with the report is to contribute with facts, examples and concrete recommendations that encourages and drives a national dialogue that ensure that people of Myanmar fully benefits from being connected,” said Lars Erik Tellmann, CEO of Telenor Myanmar.

Mr. Tellmann adds, “As part of our commitment to help our customers in improving their lives and holding a better future, we have already built Myanmar’s largest mobile network as the vital infrastructure in digitalizing the society. We will continue our efforts to bring new services and products that stimulate progress, change and improvement to our customers.”

Telenor today serves more than 19 million customers in all townships across the country through its broadest network of all operators in Myanmar. Setting a goal to provide the benefits of mobile connectivity to as many people as possible, Telenor Myanmar is running several programs on building foundations towards digital Myanmar as part of its corporate responsibility activities.

Read the full report here: Telenor Realising Digital Myanmar Report (PDF).