Jun 20, 2013

Aircel offers international roaming services for Myanmar

Telecom operator Aircel today said it has partnered with Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) to offer international roaming services for its post-paid customers travelling to Myanmar.

"A sizeable number of customers travel to Myanmar for work and leisure and our international roaming services will allow them to be connected 24X7. The customers will now be able to enjoy roaming facilities in all key destinations in Myanmar," Aircel Chief Marketing Officer Anupam Vasudev said in a statement.

With this partnership, Aircel has become first Indian telecom operator to offer such services to its customers for Myanmar, it added.

Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) is a government owned provider of telecommunication services in Myanmar.

Aircel customers will have to pay Rs 55 per minute for outgoing calls within Myanmar, Rs 80 per minute for calls to India and other countries from Myanmar and Rs 60 per minute for incoming calls.

Aircel offers pan-India mobile services. It has permit for 3G services in 13 circles and wireless broadband spectrum in 8 circles in India.

Source: Business Standard