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Iliad confirms JV with Digicel for mobile coverage in French overseas territories

Tuesday 2 June 2020 | 10:21 CET | News
Iliad's subsidiary Free and Digicel have announced the creation of a joint venture company, confirming recent press reports. The partnership supports their common objective of increasing the number of mobile cell sites in the French Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Barthelemy and Saint-Martin) and in French Guiana. The two groups said that the JV has the long-term ambition to invest in one of the largest telecom infrastructure networks in the region. Free and Digicel will be fully independent from a commercial perspective, with no impact on their spectrum licences and core network

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Digicel / Iliad
Countries: Caribbean / French Guiana / Guadeloupe / Martinique / St. Bart's
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