No Delay, Egypt to Offer Unified Telecoms Licence This August

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The long-awaited unified telecoms licence will come into effect within this month, sources from the teleco regulator – the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA) told Amwal Al Ghad.

The licence would allow telecoms firms to operate fixed-line and mobile networks, and therefore open the way for Egypt’s fixed-line monopoly Telecom Egypt to offer mobile services.

The sources have ruled out any delay in the launch of the unified licence until next September.