Red Link Communications
|Internet Service Provider|
|Founder||Shane Thu Aung, Min Swe Hlaing, Thein Than Toe|
|Services||Wire and wireless broadband internet access|
Number of employees
|500+ (FY 2013)|
RedLink Communications is a private company headquartered in Yangon, Myanmar. It provides WiMAX broadband internet and other Internet and telecommunications services. Its WiMAX coverage includes areas in Yangon, Mandalay and Bagan Established in 2008, it became the second (after Bagan Cybertech) privately owned Internet service provider in Myanmar.
History [ edit ]
2008 [ edit ]
- RedLink launched WiMax Broadband Wireless & Installation services in Yangon in October.
- It launched WiMax Broadband Services in Mandalay on December 2008.
2009 [ edit ]
- Enjoy Web Portal launched and also launched at NetNow Wifi prepaid card in October.
2010 [ edit ]
- It signed to build National Long haul IP Digital Microwave Transmission Network Solution Agreement with MPT.
- It provided Wireless access point in Yangon in 2010.
- In October Red Link got ISO Certificate (9001-2008) Awarded for Quality Management System for ICT.
2011 [ edit ]
- FTTx (Triple Play Services) launched in Mandalay at March 2011.
- Jointly cooperated with SK Telecom for 802.16e WiMax Network Expansion at June.
- It signed 802.16e WiMAX Expansion Agreement with Yadanarpon Teleport at October.
- It Launched ″WiMAX Service Soft″ in Yangon at December.
2012 [ edit ]
- It signed MOU with CAT Telecom, PCCW, NTTCom and SingTel to support the Global Access.
- It launched ″802.16e WiMAX Service Grand″ in Yangon at February 2012.
2013 [ edit ]
- It became Official partner with CISCO, Fortinet and Dell at 2013.
- It provided ″WiFi free zones″ in(Yangon and Ngwesaung, one of South East Asia's longest beaches) for the 27th South East Asia Games.
Owners [ edit ]
The company is co-owned by Toe Naing Mann, the advisor to the Speaker of Myanmar’s Lower House of Parliament, and sons of Thura Shwe Mann who is Speaker of the Pyithu Hluttaw, the lower house of the Burmese parliament, since 2011. They were persons related to the previous government of Myanmar, their activities in the European Union were restricted and their assets were subject to be frozen.
Business [ edit ]
RedLink introduced ″Prepaid internet cards for access to wireless internet at hotspots″ in December 2009.
In September 2010 Red Link was among six providers allowed to launch high-speed fiber optics internet services in Yangon (Rangoon). The company introduced the service in Yadanabon in March 2010 and in Mandalay in June 2010.[further explanation needed]
In 27th South East Asia Games, RedLink Communications is provided wireless broadband internet access (WiFi Zones) by cooperating with Cisco Systems Company Ltd.
References [ edit ]
- "RedLink ready for opening - The Nation". Nationmultimedia.com. 2013-06-11. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- RedLink websiteArchived 2012-02-10 at the Wayback Machine
- "The Internet in Burma (1998-2009) "Archived 2010-02-09 at the Wayback Machine, Mizzima News
- Redlink secures ISO certificate, The Myanmar Times, Dec. 13-19, 2010
- "Home". Enjoy.net.mm. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- http://www.mptngw.net.mm/ Myanma Post Telecommunication
- "Myanmar Times: Red Link to up WiFi access points – Nay Zaw Tun". Burmanet. 2010-12-22. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 16, 2012. Retrieved September 22, 2011. CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- SK Telecom
- "IIS7". Yatanarponteleport.net.mm. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- CAT Telecom
- "NTTコミュニケーションズ オフィシャルサイト". Ntt.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- United States. "Official Site - The Power To Do More". Dell. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
- Southeast Asia
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 6, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2013. CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- Toe Naing Mann
- "The Coming Cyber War", The Irrawaddy, March 2010, vol. 18 no. 3.
- COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 411/2010 of 10 May 2010 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 194/2008 renewing and strengthening the restrictive measures in respect of Burma/Myanmar, Official Journal of the European Union
- Shwe Mann
- europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-13-695_en.htm/ European Commission - IP/13/695 18/07/2013
- EU opens trade doors to Myanmar
- Shane Thu Aung
- Shane Thu Aung
- Redlink to expand service in joint venture operation
- Min Swe Hlaing
- "Prepaid wireless cards slated for December release", Myanmar Times, Nov. 23-29 2009
- Internet radio on the way: Red LinkMyanmar Times, vol 25, no 497, Nov 16-22, 2009
- "Rangoon to launch high-speed internet", Democratic Voice of Burma, September 22, 2010
- Yangon to Get Fibre-Optic Internet Service, September 10, 2010, citing MPT's mpt.net.mm
- RedLink to provide free Wi-Fi for 27th SEA Games