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The unified telecom licence is expected to be activated before 30 June
The licence would allow telecommunication companies to operate fixed-line and mobile networks, which would in turn allow Egypt’s fixed-line monopoly Telecom Egypt to offer mobile services.
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Reuters – Egypt’s telecoms regulator said it had agreed to issue a unified licence allowing a company to operate fixed-line and mobile networks, and had sent the details of its decision to the cabinet for final approval. The move would allow landline monopoly Telecom Egypt to offer mobile services. “(The decision) will achieve needed development and balance in Egypt’s …
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Mohamed Elnawawy, managing director and CEO of te, explained that this new service will give the company a good opportunity to grow, adding that it will have a chance to compete in 85% of the market, from which they are currently excluded, with the mobile license.
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Telecom Egypt claims that the dispute has to do with past arrears accrued by Mobinil and Vodafone, which total EGP 939.4m, in addition to that of Etisalat, which total EGP 125.8m.
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By Hend El-Behary A wave of condemnation from Egypt’s main cellular carriers Mobinil, Vodafone and Etislat followed Finance Minister Momtaz El-Saeed’s unexpected suggestion to impose per minute taxes on mobile phone calls last Monday. El-Saeed declared the ministry is studying the feasibility of a one piastre per minute fee on every mobile phone call as a …
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By Islam Serour Engineer Hany Mahmoud, Minister of Communication and Information Technology, stated in a press conference Thursday at the Smart village in Cairo, that the ministry will decide on the Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) offer after meeting with the board of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) scheduled for next week. He indicated …
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