Africell invited to bid for fourth telecom licence in Angola

Tuesday 3 March 2020 | 17:59 CET | News
Lebanese company Africell has been selected by the Angolan government to present a bid for licence to become the country's fourth telecommunications operator, reports Lusa. According to the Interministerial Working Group, three companies showed interest in bidding: MTN of South Africa, Africell Holding of Lebanon and BAI Investments of Angola, but only the Lebanese company formalized the bid. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Africell / Bharti Airtel / Maroc Telecom / MTN / Orange / Telkom / Vodafone
Countries: Angola
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