Mobilis and Djezzy renew telecoms operating licences for five years

13 May 2021

The Algerian government has approved the five-year renewal of the telecoms network operating licences of cellcos Mobilis and Djezzy, subsidiaries of Algerie Telecom and VEON, respectively. As reported by Agence Ecofin, the renewal of the licences to build and operate public electronic communications networks (including cellular) was implemented via two draft decrees presented to the government on 11 May by acting telecoms minister Sid Ahmed Ferroukhi (also the minister for fisheries), after the two companies met the requisite conditions.