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Jun 18 2013

SIM cards in Burma

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Phones at a street stall in Yangon

Update: 10 August 2013 (The month-long SIM card) SIM cards are the bane of communications in Burma/Myanmar. Charged with politics and lacking simple infrastructure, it’s no wonder that landline phones still sit on fold-out tables around Yangon (Rangoon) footpaths, with attendees charging you telephone booth prices. Still, many travellers cannot go without having a mobile … read the full post