Africell to launch tender for GSM rollout in the DRC

18 Oct 2010

Africell Holding, a subsidiary of Lintel Holding, has revealed that it is preparing to launch a bidding process with vendors to roll out a mobile network in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). SYS-CON Media reports that the move follows the finalisation of additional wireless frequency allocations, with the company saying that it is ready to roll out services with 9MHz of bandwidth in the 1800MHz band plus 4MHz of 900MHz band spectrum. Africell currently operates mobile networks in Gambia and Sierra Leone.

Congo, Dem. Rep., Africell DRC