Bridging the Standardization Gap. (Yangon, Myanmar, 28-29 November 2013). U . Kyaw. . Soe. Principal. Telecommunications Postal Training Centre,. Myanma. Posts & Telecommunications. Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.
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ITU Regional Workshop on Bridging the Standardization Gap(Yangon, Myanmar, 28-29 November 2013)
U Kyaw SoePrincipalTelecommunications Postal Training Centre,Myanma Posts & TelecommunicationsMinistry of Communications and Information Technology
Broadband Tariff in Myanmar
Broadband Situation and Tariff Rates in MyanmarBroadband Application AreasThe broadband ecosystemBroadband building blocks and measuresPolicies and programs to build broadbandFuture Trend of Myanmar Telecommunications TariffConclusion
Every 10 percent increase in broadband penetration provides a 1.38 per cent increase in GDP. Growth Effects of Telecommunications?
, Christine, Carlo
, and Kaoru Kimura. 2009. “Economic Impact of
Information and Communications for Development 2009: Extending Reach and Increasing Impact
, 35–50. Washington, DC: World Bank.
Overview of the Broadband Status (2012)
Broadband Penetration in ASEAN Region (2012)
The Telephone Tariff Rates in MyanmarFixed Line Telephone Tariff Rates (Local & Overseas)
ADSL Line Tariff Rates Broadband Tariff RatesMobile Telephone Tariff Rates
Thaicom 4 (ipstar)
Prices for Broadband (YTP)Broadband Service Name
Service TypePrice per month Capacity Additional FeesWLLCOND Consumer Data Only Consumer Data Only FEC 35/M 400MB
GoalsAppropriate balance between Raising revenues Facilitating economic expansion in a broadband environment
Broadband building blocks
Be visionary yet flexible Use competition to promote market growthFacilitate demand Source: Building broadband: Strategies and policies for the developing world ,Yongsoo Kim, Tim Kelly, and Siddhartha Raja, Global Information and Communication Technologies (GICT) Department,World Bank,January
Promote the competition and investmentReduce the cost of infrastructureExpand broadband networkSupport policies on promoting the use of broadband Demand SideIncrease affordability with the proper cost for handset and the service access
Help government’s leading broadband use and online activities
Increase ICT technology, online and local contents (application, new technology and services included)Activate policies to protect the consumers’ right
Source: Kang, Shin-Won, Professor,
List of parameters affecting penetration of broadband services
Source: HOW TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL OF BROADBAND FOR ALL : Morten Falch, Dan Saugstrup & Markus Schneider Center for Tele-Information, Technical University of Denmark,
Early stage: promoteSupply-side promotion policiesDemand-side promotion policiesMass market: OverseeFacilitate competition-led growth through consistent oversightUniversal serviceFocus on widespread diffusion as broadband market grows
POLICY INTERVENTION AND REGULATIONFacilitation Regulation Direct Intervention
Future Trend of Myanmar Telecommunications Tariff
Fair or reasonable pricesCheap ratesThe tariff rates according to international standard rates
Perfect competition market rates
It is too early to say whether the rates are equilibrium rates or not.
CONCLUSIONPublic policy does matter. S
uccessful implementation of broadband also depend on the kind of policy measures to be taken Although technical and economic parameters such as income level play a role for the development of broadband services,. These measures may include stimulation of both demand and supply of both content and infrastructure.
ReferencesWireless broadband masterplan
for the Union of Myanmar, October 2012,ITUBuilding broadband: Strategies and policies for the developing world, Yongsoo Kim, Tim Kelly, and Siddhartha Raja, Global Information and Communication Technologies (GICT) Department, World Bank ,January 2010Strategies for Installation and Diffusion of Broadband Network in Developing Countries,Kang, Shin-Won, Professor, Sunchon National UniversityFuture Broadband Trend and Myanmar Landscape, Min
Hlaing, Vice Chairman and Co-Founder, Redlink
Co. LtdHOW TO ACHIEVE THE GOAL OF BROADBAND FOR ALL,Morten Falch, Dan Saugstrup & Markus Schneider ,
Center for Tele-Information, Technical University of Denmark
Evaluating Factors Affecting Broadband Readiness in Kenya: A Pilot
,Department of Computer Science,
University of Science and Technology,
, Kenya and Department of Computing,
Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi, Kenya
Post and Telecommunications
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