By Myanmar Times

At the end of March, Myanmar Post and Telecommunications (MPT) signed a contract to bring a new subsea Internet cable to Myanmar. Projected to be completed in early 2016, the cable should bring more stability to the country's often teetering Internet connection.

MPT was one of 15 signatories at the construction contract signing ceremony in Kuala Lampur on March 7th. The planned 20,000 kilometer cable, officially known as the SEA-ME-WE-5 consortium cable system, will stretch from Singapore to France and land at 17 different countries along the way.

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