NTRA launches tender for mobile network strengthening

8 Jul 2014

Egypt’s National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has launched a tender aimed at strengthening the national mobile network in northern Sinai, southern areas of the Red Sea, Halayeb and Shalateen, Agence Ecofin reports. It is understood that the tender, which the regulator aims to finalise within the next two months, has been sent to all three of the nation’s mobile network operators, namely MobiNil, Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Misr. The project to enhance mobile infrastructure in these areas, which is funded via the Universal Service Fund, will reportedly benefit some 337,000 people.