15 apply for Telsim tender

4 Oct 2005

According to the Turkish Savings and Deposits Insurance Fund, 15 companies have applied for pre-qualification to the tender for the sale of Turkish wireless operator Telsim. Companies which have already confirmed their interest include local conglomerate Sabanci, Vodafone and Russian telco Sistema. Others thought likely to get involved in the tender include Telenor, Orascom, Koc Holding and France Telecom. The bidding deadline has been set for 5 December, with the auction set to close a week later.

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