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Thai Telcos Dtac and True Are Planning a Merger
November 30, 2021

Thai Telcos Dtac and True Are Planning a Merger

By James Guild
If approved, the merger between the two firms will create the country's largest telecommunications firm.

Telenor in Myanmar: Norway’s Human Rights Reputation Is On the Line
October 25, 2021

Telenor in Myanmar: Norway’s Human Rights Reputation Is On the Line

By Aung Myo Min
The Norwegian firm took a principled stance to Myanmar's coup. The same can't be said for its exit from the country.
Myanmar Junta Asks Telenor Executives Not to Leave the Country
October 21, 2021

Myanmar Junta Asks Telenor Executives Not to Leave the Country

By Sebastian Strangio
The Norwegian telecoms firm is awaiting regulatory approval for the sale of its Myanmar operation.

Months After Coup, Myanmar Accelerates Toward Surveillance State
September 02, 2021

Months After Coup, Myanmar Accelerates Toward Surveillance State

By Estey Chen
Since the February coup, the country's military government has clamped down on communications technologies.

Norway’s Telenor Sells Myanmar Telecoms Operation to Lebanese Firm
July 09, 2021

Norway’s Telenor Sells Myanmar Telecoms Operation to Lebanese Firm

By Sebastian Strangio
The buyer was M1 Group, a Beirut-based firm with links to Myanmar's military.

Myanmar Junta Bars Foreign Telecom Executives From Exiting the Country
July 05, 2021

Myanmar Junta Bars Foreign Telecom Executives From Exiting the Country

By Sebastian Strangio
The announcement followed reports that the Norwegian telecom operator Telenor was considering selling off its Myanmar operation.

Norway’s Telenor Writes Off its Myanmar Operation Amid Crisis
May 05, 2021

Norway’s Telenor Writes Off its Myanmar Operation Amid Crisis

By Sebastian Strangio
The firm cited a "worsening of economic and business environment outlook and a deteriorating security and human rights situation."
Myanmar Blocks Facebook as Resistance Grows to Coup
February 04, 2021

Myanmar Blocks Facebook as Resistance Grows to Coup

By Associated Press
The move came amid a growing campaign of civil disobedience following Monday's military takeover.

Telecom Giant Nears Settlements on Massive Uzbek Corruption Probe
February 19, 2016

Telecom Giant Nears Settlements on Massive Uzbek Corruption Probe

By Catherine Putz
VimpelCom says that it would “acknowledge certain violations” if the settlements are finalized.

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