MPT Vanity Number Auction held for Charity Donation
(Yangon, Myanmar, December 21, 2015) – MPT, Myanmar’s first and leading telecommunications company, held Vanity Numbers Auctions at Park Royal Hotel on December 19, 2015 from 9:00am to 6:00pm. MPT organized this CSR Auction to raise funds for a donation of Solar Lanterns to Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education.
There were 164 bidders attended the auction and they were excited and enjoyed for their bidding because they would be not only the winning bidders of the MPT vanity numbers but also the donors of the Panasonic Solar Lanterns to the Monastic Education Centers in Myanmar.
During the auction, 126 numbers which included 56 numbers and 14 packages were auctioned in whole session. These numbers were highly coveted 7 repeaters number types, 6 repeaters number types and package of 5 repeaters.
The bidder paid the highest price for 7 repeater number as Ks.22 Million , the highest price for 6 repeater number as Ks.9.4 Million and the highest price for the package as Ks.7.5 Million. MPT got about Ks.292.8 Million according to the acknowledgements of the winning bidders on the auction day. All the winning bidders received a bank challan on the auction day to settle the payment at Myanma Economic Bank (MEB) not later than December 28, 2015.
Then, they collect the vanity number SIM at MPT Office with the proof of MEB Payment Slip and NRC Card. MPT gave the appreciation certificates to all these winning bidders for joining the auction and being the winning bidders on the auction day. MPT will release the detail announcement of the revenue to the public next year after payment settlement.
All these revenue will be used for Panasonic Solar Storages donation at Monastic Education Centers though Phaung Daw Oo Monastic Education in Mandalay.