Polastri Wint & Partners on the site acquisition challenges in Myanmar

Polastri Wint & Partners’ experiences acquiring 1,500 sites for one of Myanmar’s towercos

Read this article to learn:

  • With an investment permit granted under the Foreign Investment Law, towercos can lease land for up to an initial term of 50 years, which term may be extended for two consecutive terms of 10 years each
  • The challenges of the lack of registration of interests in land; and of restrictions on use of religious land for business purposes
  • The status of Myanmar’s draft rules for the implementation of the legal framework under the new Telecommunications Law 2013; and the urgency of issuing relevant licenses
  • What you need to know about importing telecommunications equipment into Myanmar

TowerXchange had a unique opportunity to chat with one of the leading law firms in Myanmar, Polastri Wint & Partners, who are currently acting for one of Myanmar’s towercos as they acquire sites for 1,500 towers across the country. For an insight into the realities of site acquisition in Myanmar, TowerXchange spoke to Senior Partner…

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