Myanma Posts and Telecommunications

Agency overview
Jurisdiction Myanmar
Headquarters Naypyidaw
Parent agency Ministry of Transport and Communications

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (Burmese: မြန်မာ့ဆက်သွယ်ရေးလုပ်ငန်း), abbreviated MPT) is a state owned enterprise in Myanmar under the supervision of Ministry of Transport and Communications . MPT operates the country's postal system. The Myanmar Postal Service now runs 1294 post offices throughout the country. Local Express Myanmar Postal Parcel Service was introduced in Yangon and Mandalay on 1 April 1992 and its services are now extended to 129 townships. Until 2013, MPT was also Myanmar's only telecommunications operator.


Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications
Type mobile, voice and data
Location Myanmar
Frequency 450/800 MHz, 900/2100 MHz
Established 1884
Current status operational

MPT, also known as Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (Burmese: မြန်မာ့ဆက်သွယ်ရေးလုပ်ငန်း) is the first and leading telecommunications company in Myanmar, providing both fixed and mobile telecommunication services to people and enterprises of Myanmar.

Today, it operates a nationwide network infrastructure, with the widest mobile network coverage of 96% throughout Myanmar.

The Joint Operations

In July 2014, MPT, the incumbent telecom operator in Myanmar, signed a Joint Operations Agreement with KSGM, whose ultimate ownership is held by KDDI Corporation (KDDI) & Sumitomo Corporation (Sumitomo).

Together, KDDI and Sumitomo have committed to invest over 2 billion dollars to accelerate the development of MPT and Myanmar’s telecommunications industry. This commitment is among the largest historical Japanese investments in the country.

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