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Data, voice usages up as matriculation exam results announced

04 June, 2018 - Yangon

Telenor network has witnessed an increase of data and voice usages on the day nationwide matriculation exam results were announced online and at respective schools across the country.

 

According to an analysis voice usage increased close to 18 percent and data usage 1 percent on 2nd June compared to previous Saturday. Usages comparing with 1st June showed voice usage was up more than 10 percent and data usage 5 percent.    

 

“Myanmar people love to share their important moments in life with their family and friends. We are witnessing increased use of voice and data services during important celebrations or events and announcement of matriculation exam results is also one of them. While demand on good quality voice services still continues to be high, there is a growing opportunity for public services to be available online. Telenor has already established the fastest and most consistent mobile data network, and we are a committed partner in realizing Digital Myanmar to give full benefit of being connected to the Myanmar people,” said Hans Martin Hoegh Henrichsen, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Telenor Myanmar.

 

Close to 790,000 students sat for the matriculation exam in Myanmar’s all regions and states in the 2017-2018 academic year and about 33 percent of them passed the exam, according to the results released on 2nd June. Myanmar Ministry of Education’s has made matriculation exam results available online a few months after the country’s telecom sector was transformed 4 years ago. 

 

Telenor today serves more than 19 million customers in all States, Regions and territories through its award-winning 3G and 4G network. With more than 8000 sites nationwide Telenor’s network covers about 90% of the total population in Myanmar. The company’s 4G services are currently available in more than 140 major cities and towns across the country.

 

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Shwe Yinn Mar Oo(Ms.)
Corporate Communications, Telenor Myanmar Ltd
E-mail: shweyinn.maroo@telenor.com.mm

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