- The regime will control the service via Myanmar-based companies. It may allow some businesses to bypass the controls through a “dedicated internet access” connection if they agree to the military’s terms.
- Since the coup, the military has gradually ramped up internet shutdowns and limited internet access to fiber data connections.
- Most internet users in Myanmar access the web through mobile data, and only a fraction of the population has access to fiber data connections.
- People in Myanmar have found ways to bypass many of these restrictions, mostly by relying on virtual private networks or VPNs.
- In Myanmar, demand and internet searches for VPNs have increased significantly since the coup.
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