Telecom Egypt to finally get unified concession within the next few weeks?

6 Dec 2013

Following a number of delays, it has been suggested that Egypt’s telecoms regulator is close to issuing a unified telecoms licence to fixed line incumbent Telecom Egypt in the coming weeks, according to Reuters. Hesham el-Alaily, head of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) was cited as saying that the licence is close to being ready at an economic conference in Cairo that the concession was almost ready to be handed over, noting: ‘We are in the final stages.’