AGER opens tender for second telecoms licence

30 Nov 2012

Autoridade Geral de Regulacao (AGER), Sao Tome and Principe’s multi-sector regulator, has invited investors to take part in a tender for the country’s second fixed and mobile telecoms licence, in a bid to end the monopoly held by national PTO Companhia Santomense de Telecomunicacoes (CST). The licence includes capacity on the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) fibre-optic cable system, which is expected to launch by the end of this year. The file of the tender invitation will be available to investors until 17 January 2013.

Sao Tome and Principe, Companhia Santomense de Telecomunicacoes (CST), General Regulatory Authority (AGER)