Wednesday, December 14, 2011

First call centre to open

Wednesday, 14 December 2011 20:33

New Delhi (Mizzima) – Burma will have its first information call centre in three days.

Called Yadanabon call centre, the information service will open on Saturday, operated by Maynmar Telecommunication and Blue Ocean Company in a joint venture.

Burma's first 24-hour information call service, the Yadanabon call centre. Photo: MRTV-4

Free information will be provided for the first two months of operation to people searching for relevant government departments and offices, but are not sure who they should contact, according to the state-run MRTV website. After the free-service period, the centre will charge a fee for each service.

The centre will be open 24-hours a day, providing information on public education, health, social services and communication services. In addition, it will offer special services to private companies by answering their calls and providing information.

Services related to the Internet, e-mail and faxing will also be offered. The operation will employ a staff of 240 people, according to a news release.

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