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MTN eyes bid for Supercell in DRC

Monday 22 September 2008 | 16:50 CET | News
South Africa-based mobile operator MTN could extend its reach to the Democratic Republic of Congo. "We are sure MTN is interested in the Congolese market,'' said Christian Katende, vice-president of the Post and Telecommunications Regulation Authority of Congo. MTN declined to comment. According to Business Day, Katende said MTN may begin operations in Congo by acquiring Supercell, a closely held company with a national mobile phone licence that operates a network in the eastern North Kivu province. "It's not clear whether they'll take Supercell, or come on their own," he said. Alexis

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN
Countries: Congo, The Democratic Republic of the
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