Telecom Egypt signs agreement with Etisalat Masr

Amir Barsoum

Telecom Egypt has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a National Roaming and International Voice Services with Etisalat Masr.

The MoU between the two companies seeks to provide 2G, 3G and 4G mobile services through national roaming over Etisalat’s existing network.

The MoU falls under the framework of the mobile license TE signed with the Egyptian National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) in August 2016. The agreement will enable te to provide its customers all over Egypt with efficient and high-quality mobile services until its own mobile network infrastructure is operational.

Telecom Egypt said it has also concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etisalat Masr (Egypt) for the provision of TE’s International voice services for the benefit of Etisalat Masr’s customers for a 5 years period.

Ahmed El Beheiry, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Egypt commented:

“Our cooperation agreement with Etisalat Masr (Egypt) is another strong step in our progress to become an integrated telecom operator and reflects the growing demand for our services. This cooperation assures

TE’s strategic objective of providing its customers with practical options and innovative solutions through strategic partnerships in its local market.

“We have maintained our investments in the development of our infrastructure and the modernization of our networks on a large scale, improving the services we provide to our customers. Agreements such as these will accelerate the provision of mobile services expected by the company’s customers and our investors; helping the company to cement its position in leading the Egyptian communications market.”

“This Memorandum of Understanding will help create a competitive and collaborative environment, benefitting customers and the Egyptian communication sector. The agreement strengthens the commercial relationship between our two companies and moves Telecom Egypt a step closer to launching mobile services.

This comes hot on the heels of the MoU for National Roaming Agreement signed with Orange Egypt last month.”

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