SNO bidders shortlisted to two

4 Jun 2003

Two groups, Two Consortium and CommuniTel, have been shortlisted as candidates to take the 51% stake in the newly licensed second national operator (SNO). The former is backed by Swedtel and Blue Plant while the latter comprises Telecom Namibia, Gateway Communications and a number of other local groups. Communications Minister Ivy Matsepe Casaburri now has the job of reviewing each of the bids before making a recommendation to telecoms regulator ICASA.

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