Tunisie Telecom awarded 3G licence

Thursday 23 September 2010 | 08:57 CET | News
Tunisia has sold a 3G licence to state-owned operator Tunisie Telecom for about USD 80 million, putting it in competition with France Telecom's local unit, Reuters reported. The ministry said in a statement that it had granted the second 3G licence to Tunisie Telecom. The operator is majority owned by the state while Dubai's Tecom Investments and Dubai Investment Group jointly hold 35 percent. The statement did not give further details, but a government official who declined to be named told Reuters that Tunisie Telecom had paid TND 116 million (USD 80 million) for the licence. Last year,

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: France Telecom / Tunisie Telecom
Countries: Tunisia
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