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Myanmar: Prepaid GSM SIM card now available

dawn_1o9 reports that pre-paid GSM SIM cards are now available in Myanmar, but costs and application procedures are still prohibitive. Mobile phones have been used in the protest actions against the ruling Junta.


  • ah tun

    hey guys! don’t worry!!!!!!i will make affordable sim card when i become president of myanmar in near future. i pormise i will bring everybody’s heart together. ok? i love you guys…. have a good luck to all….

  • Nyein 2 Pyae


    I want to get about this information more than now.
    okay,if I become a president of myanmar,
    I will create many sim cards.

    and also,i will fill people’s desire in communication age.

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