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Telecom Egypt to get MVNO licence

Thursday 27 December 2012 | 11:17 CET | News
Egypt has agreed to open up the wholesale services market, allowing fixed and mobile operators to launch new services. In a step towards a unified licensing regime, the National Telecom Regulatory Authority said that incumbent fixed-line operator Telecom Egypt will be granted a mobile services licence by mid-2013. The operator will not receive any spectrum; instead it must negotiate wholesale access on one of the existing three mobile networks. The regulator did not say whether Telecom Egypt would also be allowed to maintain its stake in Vodafone Egypt. In addition, Telecom Egypt will be

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Categories: General
Companies: Telecom Egypt / Vodafone Egypt
Countries: Egypt
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