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Laos Telecommunications

Laos is a small country in Asia (population of under 6 million), is playing the catch-up game in terms of telecoms technology. The telecommunications market in Laos is fairly undeveloped as the country has one of the lowest telecom penetration rates in Asia - just 5% for fixed and mobile telephones combined. The mobile telecommunications sector is actually bigger than fixed as it accounts for over 65% of subscribers. The take-up figures are healthier in the capital Vientiane since businesses demand fast and efficient telecommunications systems for voice communication and data - here the penetration rate is around 25%.

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Alcatel-Lucent looks at Myanmar, other SE Asian countries

Google News - Fri, 2012-06-01 04:34
“The Franco-American company saw strong growth potential in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, where mobile phone penetration rates remain low,” Rajeev Singh-Molares, president for the Asia-Pacific region, said. Myanmar is opening up to the outside world ... catched