Liberian president greenlights Orange's Cellcom acquisition

Sunday 7 February 2016 | 18:35 CET | News
Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has given her approval to Orange's acquisition of mobile operator Cellcom, reports Agence Ecofin, citing a goverment press release issued at the conclusion of her meeting with the two companies' top executives. The president said her government wanted to see Orange extend its telecom services to the population and interconnections to neighbouring countries and the rest of the world. She promised the State's support for this beneficial investment.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Cellcom / Orange
Countries: Liberia
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