GSMA calls for renewed talks on 4G licences in Egypt

Thursday 29 September 2016 | 13:36 CET | News
The GSMA has called for a renewed dialogue between the Egyptian authorities and the country's mobile industry after the offering of 4G licences failed to attract any bids from Egypt's three mobile operators.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Etisalat Egypt / Orange Egypt / Vodafone Egypt
Countries: Egypt
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