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Telecom Egypt agrees to pay EGP 2.5bn for mobile licence

Reuters – Fixed line monopoly operator Telecom Egypt’s board of directors agreed to pay EGP 2.5bn ($356.76m) for a mobile licence, the firm said in a statement on Monday. The telecommunications minister announced last month that Telecom Egypt was offered a mobile licence for EGP 2.5bn but that it would not include new frequencies, such …

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Telecom Egypt expects mobile licence in March or April

Reuters – Egypt’s landline monopoly Telecom Egypt expects a newly-formed government to grant it a licence to provide mobile services this month or next, the state-controlled company’s chief executive said on Wednesday. Telecom Egypt has been relying on its data business to boost revenue and has been waiting to launch a new mobile operation that …

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Telecom Egypt employees sceptical of new appointment

Employees of Telecom Egypt have met the appointment of the company’s new non-executive chief officer, Omar El-Sheikh, with muted approval. “I am neutral towards the appointment but hopefully he might meet our expectations,” the president of Telecom Egypt independent workers syndicate, Mohammed Helmy, said. Omar El-Sheikh was public relations director at Vodafone Egypt, he has …

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Telecom Egypt Board reshuffle sparks reactions

By Islam Serour The new reshuffle within Telecom Egypt’s (TE) board of directors has been met by discord from the company’s workers, as calls for protests against the reshuffle after the Eid holidays have circulated on Facebook and twitter. The reshuffle was applauded by Hani Mahmoud, Minister of communication and information technology, in a press …

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MVNO to be decided next week

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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Telecom Egypt sees businesses investing again

By Tom Pfeiffer / Reuters CAIRO: Landline monopoly Telecom Egypt expects to maintain its profitability this year as it presses ahead with cost cuts and business clients look again at investing after a turbulent 2011, company executives said on Thursday. Telecom Egypt reported fourth-quarter net profit of LE584 million ($96.8 million), up 0.5 percent from a …