Eleven to take part in GSM auction

5 Apr 2004

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) of Saudi Arabia has said that eleven consortia have prequalified to take part in the auction of the country’s second GSM concession. The eleven consortia are: FAL Holdings Arabia (led by Deutsche Telekom), Etisalat Consortium (Etisalat), Integrated Visions (Maxis), Kingdom Telefónica (Telefónica Moviles), Mobilkom Saudi Arabia (Mobilkom Austria), MTC & Partners (MTC), MTN Saudi Arabia (MTN Group), Oger Telecom (Bouygues Télécom), Orascom Telecom Saudi Arabia (Orascom), Samawat (Telecom Italia Mobile) and Vodafone & Saudi Partners (Vodafone). The concession is due to be awarded by the last quarter of 2004.

Saudi Arabia