BUSINESS — Thai mobile company True to enter Burma

Thai telecommunications company True Corp Pcl plans to bring its mobile phone service to Burma, Reuters reported Wednesday. True currently provides mobile coverage in Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia and Malaysia, and plans to create a joint venture with Burmese internet service provider Yatanarpon Teleport (YTP). YTP is a joint venture between 13 private firms as well as the Burmese government. True is listed on the Thai stock exchange and is owned by Thai billionaire Dhanin Chearavanont.