Minister sets new date for Sotelgui, adds 4G to wish list

24 Dec 2014

Guinea’s telecoms minister Oye Guilavogui has once again announced that defunct state-owned full-service telecoms operator Societe des Telecoms de Guinee (Sotelgui) will resume operations, promising that the provider will relaunch in February 2015, with 4G services added to its portfolio. In an interview with local news portal Ramatoulaye.com, Mr Guilavogui said that the government would not fail in its promise this time. As previously reported by CommsUpdate, the telecom minster said in August this year that the telco would be up and running ‘soon’ with the first calls to be made over the network by the end of that month. Prior to that, in January 2014, the official had promised that the telco would be back on its feet before the end of 2014.

Guinea, Societe des Telecoms de Guinee (Sotelgui)