Myanmar: the final frontier for the mobile internet

MEF Member OnDevice Research has released a fascinating new report on the mobile habits of consumers in Myanmar (also known as Burma), thought to be the first survey of its kind in the country. It found, among many observations, that half of the mobile internet population came online during the past 12 months, and for 62 per cent of the respondents, mobile is the primary way to get online. Nine years of military dictatorship that cut Myanmar off from the outside world turned a former economic success into the backwater of Asia. In 2011 the country opened up again, and the world opened up … [Read more...]