Myanmar's telecommunications sector is dominated by the state-owned Myanmar Internet provider, Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT). The telecom sector is indicative of the overall state of the Nation's economy
. Myanmar is striving to improve public Myanmar internet provider services and planning to introduce 400 public internet service centers in 324 townships in the country within three years to facilitate communication links, according to local media in Myanmar. As the first phase of the project, 100 such centers, also known as the Public Access Centers (PAC), will be opened in the current fiscal year of 2006-07, the first year of the three-year project which began in April, the Myanmar Info-Tech disclosed. So far more than 50 PAC have been set up in such areas as Yangon, Mandalay, Pyinmana, Pyay, Magway, Muse, Myitkyina, Monywa, Pathein and Taunggyi in Myanmar.
Myanmar internet provider, which include E-mail and network game, were made available by the state-run Myanmar Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) and the Myanmar Info-Tech(Bagan Cybertech). Myanmar government try to improve the country's internet access, also extending connections of Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line ( ADSL) to every township, setting the target to be met by the end of this year. According to the MPT, ADSL has already been installed in some areas of Yangon and the new capital of Nay Pyi Taw, and 7,000 more ADSL connections will be added to link the whole country under a national plan which also involves vast replacement of its existing telephone wires to make Myanmar internet connections 500 times faster than now. According to official statistics, the number of internet users in Myanmar reached over 70,000 as of the end of 2005, up from merely a few thousands in 2000, registering the highest rate of increase in five years in Southeast Asia region.