In an effort to build tech-literacy in rural markets, telecommunications company Telenor will be partnering with the Myanmar Information and Communications Technology Development office, or MIDO, to construct of several hundred tech-based community centers to serve small communities.
The first of these so-called community information centers will be built in Irrawady division, Kayin State, Nay Pyi Taw, Yangon and Bago by the end of the year, according to a statement released by Telenor on June 27.
At the centers, young and old alike can familiarise themselves with a variety of IT concepts and technology.
“We can give Myanmar people to connection with the world easily,” said U Nay Bone Latt, Executive Director of MIDO. Telenor is expect to launch its SIM cards in September of this year.
Source: MYANMAR TIMES