edotco to boost network coverage at Mandalay International Airport


Yangon, Myanmar [6 SEPTEMBER 2018] – edotco Myanmar (edotco MM), an integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company has been selected by MC-Jalux Airport Services Co. Ltd. (MJAS) as the exclusive In-building Solutions (IBS) provider for Mandalay International Airport. Through this appointment, edotco will provide the end-to-end solutions required for improving network coverage at the airport.

Deployed earlier this year, edotco’s IBS solutions will deliver seamless, consistent, and high-quality connectivity to millions of passengers travelling through the airport. Mandalay International Airport has recorded a consistent rise in passenger numbers since 2010.

“Myanmar is an emerging tourism destination and Mandalay International Airport has the capacity to handle up to 3 million passengers a year. With connectivity becoming essential to travelers, our strategic collaboration with MJAS will enable mobile operators to provide fast, stable, and reliable services. We will leverage our next generation technologies and industry best practices to improve coverage at the airport,” said Vijendran Watson, Country Managing Director for edotco Myanmar.

“We recognise edotco’s continuous efforts to enhance connectivity not only in Myanmar but throughout the region. With the growing number of passengers, we are implementing various solutions in preparation for increased coverage and capacity requirements. We are confident that edotco will be able to leverage their cross-market experience to deliver superior network coverage at Mandalay International Airport,” said Kei Goto, General Manger, MJAS.

Three major network operators Ooredoo Myanmar Limited, Telenor Myanmar Limited and Telecom International Myanmar Company Limited (Mytel) have confirmed participation and begin services as mobile service providers.

In Myanmar and throughout the region, edotco has been rolling out best-in-class solutions that allow mobile operators to improve network quality and rapidly increase their capacity.

“We are committed to partnering the country in achieving its digital agenda and playing a key role in ensuring greater connectivity across Myanmar. Beyond traditional telecommunications services, we provide tailor-made innovative solutions and special structures as well as other auxiliary services such as energy provision and management, all aimed towards ensuring an enhanced experience for mobile users” added Vijendran.

edotco MM, part of Malaysia’s edotco Group, has been working closely with local partners to advance the telecommunication industry since 2015, following the acquisition of Myanmar Tower Company. Today, edotco owns and operates more than 1,700 tower sites across the country.

About edotco Group

Established in 2012, edotco is the first regional and integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company in Asia, providing end-to-end solutions in the tower services sector from tower leasing, co-locations, build-to-suit, energy, transmission and operations and maintenance (O&M).

edotco operates and manages a regional portfolio of over 27,500 towers across core markets of Malaysia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Sri Lanka and Pakistan with 16,760 towers directly operated by edotco and a further 10,957 towers managed through a range of services provided. edotco strives to deliver outstanding performance in telecommunications infrastructure services and solutions. Its state-of-the-art real-time monitoring service, echo, has already seen improvements in field operations while maximizing operational efficiencies in terms of battery, energy and fuel consumption for telecommunications infrastructure.

edotco Group was recently awarded the Frost & Sullivan 2018 Asia Pacific Telecoms Tower Company of the Year Award for its demonstrated exemplary business growth and performance in Southeast Asia.

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