IGT to build and manage telecom infrastructure in preparation for mobile network roll-out
Yangon, Myanmar — March 31st, 2014
By IGT Media Relations
Telenor Myanmar has selected telecommunications infrastructure provider, Irrawaddy Green Towers (IGT), as an official vendor to build and manage 1,438 telecom towers of a total 2,000 towers initial rollout of Telenor as an anchor tenant in Myanmar. The appointment supports Telenor’s plan of rapidly rolling out a modern mobile communications network in the country. Establishing telecom towers represents an important first step in the roll-out of that network and in Telenor Myanmar’s goal of delivering high quality and accessible mobile communications services to people throughout Myanmar.
The partnership between Telenor Myanmar and Irrawaddy Green Towers provides the platform for future multi-tenancy on towers which will accelerate the development of an efficient and cost-effective shared mobile telecommunications infrastructure in Myanmar. As part of Telenor Myanmar’s commitment to contribute to the local economy, IGT will be working with a number of Myanmar-based companies in the infrastructure build-out across the country, providing opportunities for local businesses and promoting a more vibrant business environment in Myanmar.
“We are pleased to be working with Irrawaddy Green Towers as we enter this exciting phase in the advancement of Myanmar’s telecommunications industry. We are confident that combination of industry experience and expertise will meet the requirements of Telenor’s business plan and ensure the successful roll-out of our advanced mobile network,” said Petter Furberg, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Myanmar.
To know more about Telenor Myanmar, visit www.telenor.com.mm