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Iran earns USD 6.6 bln from MTN Irancell

Monday 24 October 2011 | 17:30 CET | News
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The Iranian government has earned close to IRR 66 trillion (USD 6.6 billion) directly and indirectly from services provided by the second mobile operator MTN Irancell in the past six years, Iran Daily reported. Irancell MD Alireza Qalambar Dezfuli said the operator accounted for 45 percent of Iran's mobile phone market during the current Iranian year which started on 21 March. It paid close to IRR 13 trillion to the treasury during the period 21 March to 22 September. The second mobile operator has generated over 35,000 direct and indirect jobs, of which 1,760 are direct, he pointed out. The

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN Irancell
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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