SIM registration training schedulein 52 townships in 12 states and regions-Nay Pyi Taw

4thFebruary 2017, Yangon – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) has partnered with Lighthouse entrepreneurs in 52 townships across the country to step up its efforts in helping customers register their SIM cards by the deadline announced by the government. The Posts and Telecommunications Department of the Ministry of Transport and Communications has directed all mobile operators to register their SIM cards for all customers by 31st March 2017.

Partnership with Telenor Lighthouses, kicked off since January, will complement the company’s existing multiple online and physical registration channels available to help its customers register their SIM cards at their convenience.

Lighthouse entrepreneurs are training customers how to register SIM cards themselves as well as to train or help others in their community and households to register. Locations and schedule of the SIM registration trainings in 12 states and regions, and Nay Pyi Taw are announced at Trainings are available in Kachin (Myitkyina, Monyin), Kayah (Demoso), Mon (Kyaikhto, Kyaikmayaw, ZinKyaik, Bilin, Mudon, Thaton), Rakhine (Rathetaung), Shan (PeKon, Taunggyi, Pinlong), Ayeyarwady (Kyangin, Maubin, Mawgyun, Myan Aung), Sagaing(Kalay, KyunHla, Tamu), Yangon (KawtHmu, Kwan Gyan Gone, Twantay, North Dagon, ShwePyiThar), Mandalay (Mahlaing, Kyaukse, Kyaukpadaung, Yamethin, Thabeikkyin, Myittha, SintGaing, PyawBwe, PyinOoLwin, Thazi, Patheingyi), Magway(Magway, Ngape, Yesagyo, Yenangchaung, Taungdwingyi, Minbu, Natmauk, Pakokku, PwintPhyu), Bago(Paukkhaung, Phyu, Tharyawady), Tanintharyi(Launglon), and Nay Pyi Taw (Tatkon, Pyinmana, Lewe).

Telenor’s customers may check their SIM registration status by dialing *979*3*3# or sending REG to 500 and registration status will be informed via SMS. Customers can register online for free via, on any mobile or WiFi data network. To register through the mobile app, customers may download the ‘My Telenor’ app from for both Android and Apple devices. Via these online channels, Customers can also help register mobile numbers of their family members and friends on behalf if they have required documents alongside and active SIM for accepting verification code.Customers who wish to change SIM ownership status may do so at Telenor’s 90 branded shops in major cities and towns throughout the country.

With less than two months remaining to register all SIM cards, failure to register is considered to be non-compliant with government regulations and will result in service disruption to customers’ subscribed mobile services. The mobile services will continue to be disrupted until SIM card is registered.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Ms. Ni Ni Myint
Corporate Communications
Telenor Myanmar
(95) 9 79 100 0004