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Published on Friday, 04 January 2013 16:42
Fees for fibre-optic communication delivery in Myanmar have been reduced, an authorised dealer said.
According to Fortune International Limited, fibre-to-the-home (FTTx) broadband connection’s initial fees were cut down from 750,000 kyats (US$880) to 500,000 kyats ($580) starting January 1, 2013.
The annual and monthly fees, however, remain the same. FTTx service is a Double Play Service (Data and VOIP) and the annual fees are 60,000 kyats. Monthly fees vary with 45,000 kyats for 512 Kbps, 75,000 kyats for 1 Mbps and 125,000 kyats for 2 Mbps.
Fortune Company and Elite Company are the network providers for FTTx lines in two zones in Yangon.
Fortune Company provides services to Bahan, Lanmadaw, Latha, Pabaetan, Dagon, Ahlone, Kyimyindine, Sanchaung, Yankin Townships and in some areas in Yankin, Tarmwe and Mayangone Townships.
Elite provides lines to Botataung, Pazuntaung, Mingalar Taungnyunt, Bahan, Kyaunktadar, Hlaing, Mayangone, Sanchaung and Kamaryut Townships.
Services for triple play service—internet, VOIP, and TV—will be provided soon.