Yadanapon promises 1,500-kyat SIM cards

Burmese domestic telecommunications firm Yadanapon Teleport is looking to distribute mobile phone SIM cards at 1,500 kyat (US$1.50) each beginning in August. Board member Shein Thu Aung said the company, now reconstituted as a public holding, is in the process of attracting foreign bidders to establish a network by August and plan promotions for calls, SMSs and SIM cards.