Telenor: Free Facebook and Viber constitute most popular tariff plan

  • Offers best industry proposition of customers’ favourite social media platforms for Free
  • More than 90% of Telenor’s data users mainly access Facebook and Viber

December 7, 2016, Yangon – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) announced a tariff plan, launched six months ago offering users free Facebook and Viber is the most popular among all of its tariff plans. Today, Telenor is serving about 18 million users in all states and regions of Myanmar and 64% of its subscribers are data users. Of all Telenor’s data users more than 90% mainly use Facebook and Viber.

“As the internet usage is growing rapidly in Myanmar, especially on mobile, we came to realize that most used social media networks in Myanmar are Facebook and Viber. Sate Kyite is one of our most innovative data services offering much more adequate free data a normal user usually needs daily to access their most loved social media networks. We believe our customers love Sate Kyite simply because the plan best suits with what they need,” Joslin Myrthong Chief Marketing Officer at Telenor Myanmar.

Ko Thet Naing, 26, a farmer from Bago’s Thanatpin Township is a frequent Facebook user. “I use Facebook as a source of news as well as to connect with my friends. Weather updates available on Facebook are very useful for farmers like us. As most popular news websites instantly post up-to-date information I can also know what is happening in our country. Sate Kyite becomes my favourite plan since I use Facebook very often in a day,” he said.

Building on Myanmar’s love for social media Telenor’s Sate Kyite plan is available to all customers on a subscription basis, offering subscribers free 150MB daily to use Facebook and Viber, on the country’s largest and fastest growing data network.

Customers on this Sate Kyite plan may enjoy voice and data services at 20 Kyat/min and 6 Kyat/MB respectively during off-peak hours (7:00 pm to 7:00 am). Voice and data tariffs during peak hours are 25 Kyat/min and 8 Kyat/MB during peak hours (7:00 am to 7:00 pm).

Customers may subscribe to Sate Kyite via SMS by sending the keyword “SK ON” to 365 or by dialing *365*3#. First time activation will offer 7 days of free Facebook and Viber; consequent validity will depend on customers’ recharges.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Ms. Ni Ni Myint
Corporate Communications, Telenor Myanmar Ltd
(95) 9 79 1000004