BUSINESS - Japanese firm KDDI to enter Burma’s mobile market

Japanese telecommunication operator KDDI Corporation is seeking infrastructure investments in Burma’s communications sector. In a Rangoon meeting on 13 March, the general manager of KDDI’s engineering division, Masakatsu Sawada, told the Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry that KDDI would focus on building antennas and mobile towers and selling wireless CCTV camera systems. KDDI was among the bidders for Burma’s two telecommunication operator licenses, won eventually by Qatar-based Ooredoo and Norwegian firm Telenor.