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Maroc Telecom eyes Warid Cote d'Ivoire licence - report

Saturday 2 February 2013 | 18:46 CET | News
Vivendi-backed Maroc Telecom is considering buying a mobile licence in Cote d'Ivoire owned but never used by Warid Telecom, Jeune Afrique reports. The Cote d'Ivoire mobile market is dominated by MTN and Orange. Warid's Cote d'Ivoire concession, in which a prince of Abu Dhabi holds a majority share, reportedly never got off the ground because of disagreements between the venture's Ivoirian and Pakistani members. Warid Telecom sacked all staff and shut its doors in July 2011, after having invested around XOF 40 billion. Jeune Afrique speculates that this may be a way for Maroc Telecom to add

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Maroc Telecom / Vivendi / Warid / Warid Telecom
Countries: Cote d'Ivoire
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