HA NOI (VNS)— Telecom firm Viettel is among 12 bidders shortlisted for the final stage of Myanmar's telecommunications licence tender.
In a statement issued on Thursday, the Myanmar government named the 12 shortlisted applicants who can formally bid for two licences up for grabs, eliminating 10 other participants from the tender process.
Bids must be submitted by June 3, and the winners will be announced by June 27.
Shortlisted applicants include the world's two biggest mobile operators, China Mobile Ltd and Vodafone Group.
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, India's Bharti Airtel Ltd, MNT Dubai, Jamaica's Digicel Group, Japan's KDDI Corporation and Sumitomo Corporation, Malaysia's Axiata Group Bhd, Norway's Telenor, Millicom International Cellular and Qatari Telecom QSC also made the shortlist.-VNS