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Telenor: "Roam like Local" and affordable international calls available

  • While in Thailand and Malaysia Telenor users will enjoy voice and data services at 25 Kyat/min and 8 Kyat/MB
  • Telenor users in Myanmar may enjoy voice service at 50 Kyat/min to call dtac and digi numbers of their family and friends

December 19, 2016, Yangon – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) introduced special promotions offering roam like local experience and affordable international calls for Myanmar people to stay connected with friends and family in Thailand and Malaysia.

For Myanmar people traveling to Thailand and Malaysia a special pack is made available at 500 Kyat per subscription, which is valid up to 24 hours after each subscription. While Telenor customers are in Thailand and Malaysia they will enjoy voice service at 25 Kyat/min to call any local numbers (for instance calling dtac, True and AIS while roaming in Thailand, and calling MAXIS, Celcom and digi while roaming in Malaysia), and at 150 Kyat/min to call any Myanmar numbers.

For receiving any calls 50 Kyat/min will be charged. Customers may send SMS to any destination at 15 Kyat per SMS while receiving is free of charge. Data tariff for surfing internet will be as low as 8 Kyat/MB. To subscribe, both prepaid and postpaid customers may text TMROAM to 500. The pack is also available to subscribe via My Telenor App. Additionally, prepaid customers may activate by dialing *979*2*5*2#.

Additional special promotion is also made available for Telenor customers in Myanmar to call their family and friends in Thailand and Malaysia who are dtac and digi users. With this monthly pack customers will enjoy voice service at 50 Kyat/min to call dtac and digi numbers of their family and friends. Additionally, customers may text at 15 Kyat per SMS. This pack is made available at 1000 Kyat per subscription. To subscribe, Telenor customers may text TMIDD to 500. The pack is also available to subscribe via My Telenor App. Prepaid customers may activate by dialing *979*2*5*1#.

“These special promotions are part of our commitment to delivering the most innovative and affordable voice and data services for our customers even when they are outside of Myanmar. As the number of Myanmar travelers to other countries begin to rise we believe this plan will help them enjoy quality roaming experiences. Additionally, our new and most affordable voice service will help users in Myanmar to stay connected round-the-clock with their family and friends especially in Thailand and Malaysia,” said Joslin Myrthong Chief Marketing Officer at Telenor Myanmar.

rowing international roaming network

With 7000 sites in all States, Regions, territories and even remote areas in Myanmar Telenor is Myanmar’s “Largest and Fastest Growing Data Network” covering close to 90% of total townships in the country. With a growing list of available countries and roaming partners, Telenor makes it easy and affordable for all customers to stay connected when travelling, or with family and friends in other countries. Currently, Telenor Myanmar subscribers can use roaming services with 128 partners in 103 countries. Subscribers of 165 operators from 111 countries can use their overseas SIMs with Telenor network in Myanmar.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Alex Nyi Nyi Aung
Corporate Communications
nyinyi.aung@telenor.com.mm