- In March, Norway’s Telenor activated Myanmar’s first independent link to the international internet
- Mobile penetration increased slightly under a programme to distribute affordable SIM cards, but remains among the world’s lowest
- The October 2013 Telecommunications Law reduced, but did not abolish, prison terms for online activity
- Democratic Voice of Burma video journalist Zaw Pe was sentenced in April 2014 to a one-year prison term in relation to his online reporting.
- Government officials pressured independent online media to alter advertisements and threatened to deny interviews
Myanmar Internet freer than Thailand’s: Freedom House
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