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Turkcell files lawsuit against MTN over lost Iran licence

Thursday 29 March 2012 | 10:25 CET | News
Turkcell filed a lawsuit against South Africa-based operator MTN under which it accuses MTN of being responsible for Turkcell losing a GSM licence awarded by Iran in 2004. Turkcell was awarded Iran's first private GSM licence through an international tender. Subsequently, Turkcell claims it was barred from concluding its licence arrangement, and Iran entered into a licence agreement with MTN, instead of Turkcell. Newly received information by Turkcell indicates that the signing of the licence agreement with MTN instead of Turkcell was a consequence of MTN's actions at that time. Turkcell

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: MTN / Turkcell
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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