SabaFon, Yemen Company for Mobile Telephony started its commercial operations in February 2001. Sabafon was the first GSM Network operator in Yemen. The company provides highest quality and innovative mobile services and delivers value to all Yemeni customers. SabaFon consists of five main partners: Al-Ahmer Group, Batelco, Hayel Saeed Anam & Co. Ltd., Iran Foreign Investment Company (IFIC) and Consolidated Contractors International Company S.A.L. (CCC).