Telenor becomes the first official local partner of TikTok, the world’s leading short-video platform, in Myanmar

24 May, 2019 - Yangon

  • Telenor users will be able to use TikTok with only 1Ks/MB by subscribing to the innovative and affordable one-stop data plan ‘Sate Kyite Kyi’
  • With the new data plan, TikTok users can create and share their moments that matter in their life to the wider audience

Realizing the rising popularity of digital video content among users, Telenor Myanmar is pleased to announce that it has successfully partnered with TikTok, the world's short-video platform. With this partnership, Telenor becomes the very first official partner of TikTok in Myanmar, creating benefits to the users of both in Myanmar.

TikTok is the world's leading destination for short-form mobile videos which enables users to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge, and moments that matter in everyday life. As of early 2019, TikTok is available in over 150 markets, and in 75 languages. It was also one of the most downloaded apps in 2018 and is available worldwide for iOS and Android.

“We are very excited to become the first official local partner of TikTok in Myanmar. Sate Kyite Kyi is the very first result of the agreement between us and the top video apps and we are delighted to add TikTok to our partners’ list for this innovative data plan. It will be the one of a kind data plans in Myanmar, providing users with a one-stop shop solution where they can enjoy all of their favourite videos. As you all know, Telenor Myanmar has been offering the best and most affordable products and services since its inception in Myanmar to ease users’ daily lives and we promise that we will come up with many more innovative services from this partnership,” said Chan May Ling, Head of Digital Services of Telenor Myanmar.

Through this partnership, Telenor users will be able to use TikTok with only 1Ks/MB by subscribing to innovative and affordable one-stop data plan ‘Sate Kyite Kyi’.‘Sate Kyite Kyi’ is a data plan that enables every Telenor user to enjoy videos from Myanmar’s best and most popular video apps - Viu, MyanFlix, WowPlay, PyonePlay, YouTube and TikTok with the most affordable data charges - 1 Ks/MB. By subscribing to the plan, they can now enjoy all the premium local and international movies, TV shows, music videos and what’s trending in gaming, entertainment, technology and news available in those applications only with the most affordable data charges. This partnership benefits both existing and new users as it's all made easy for them to share their creativity and special moments that matter in their daily lives.

“TikTok is designed for the new generation of creators as it has become the preferred platform for expression, given its lowered boundaries for sharing, creating, discovering — all made easy on mobile. We're delighted that this partnership, the first of its kind for TikTok in Myanmar, is now available to benefit TikTok users in the country. More importantly, through this partnership, we hope both existing and new users can start to share their creativity and moments that matter in their life. Local creativity is the soul of TikTok content, and this premium yet very affordable data package, makes possible creating, sharing and discovering content that sparks their imagination,” said Steven Tannason, Strategic Partnerships South East Asia, TikTok.

Users can easily subscribe to ‘Sate Kyite Kyi’ plan by either dialing *7799*1# or via MyTelenor app and WowBox only with the subscription fees of MMK 499/week. As the plan will not be auto-renewed, subscribers will need to re-subscribe after the end of the week.

With the aim to empower users with more user-friendly services and to digitize the customer journey, Telenor Myanmar continues to partner with various national and international partners and introduced several innovative services to serve the best for its customers. Telenor recently introduced another special lucky draw promotion called ‘Shal SPIN, Shal WIN’ via its MyTelenor app which rewards the users with abundant daily prizes and 4 grand prizes of brand-new KIA Picanto cars.

About Telenor Myanmar

Telenor Myanmar has been providing accessible and affordable mobile communications to people across Myanmar since September 2014. With more than 8,600 sites nationwide, Telenor Myanmar serves more than 18 million customers in all States, Regions and territories through its 2G, 3G and 4G network. Telenor Myanmar is part of Telenor Group, one of the world's major mobile operators with more than 176 million subscriptions across Scandinavia and Asia and committed to responsible business conduct and driven by the ambition of empowering societies. For more information about Telenor Group, please visit: https://www.telenor.com.

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Nu Yin Myint
Corporate Communications
Khinnuyin.myint@telenor.com.mm
Telenor Myanmar

Shwe Yinn Mar Oo
Corporate Communications
shweyinn.maroo@telenor.com.mm
Telenor Myanmar

About TikTok

TikTok is the world's leading destination for short-form mobile videos. Our mission is to capture and present the world's creativity, knowledge and moments that matter in everyday life. TikTok empowers everyone to be a creator directly from their smartphones, and is committed to building a community by encouraging users to share their passion and creative expression through their videos. TikTok has offices in Beijing, Berlin, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, and Tokyo. In early 2018, TikTok was one of the most downloaded apps in the world. TikTok is available worldwide for iOS and Android. Visit tiktok.com.

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