Telesom Launches First 3G Network in Somaliland
Published on: 15th Jul 2011
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Somaliland based mobile network, Telesom says that it has launched the first 3G network in the self declared breakaway northern part of Somalia.
Mr. Mohamd Salah Abdi who is one of the managing directors of Telesom spoke who spoke at the launch said in a statement "this is a testament of our commitment to innovate the market by deploying 3G network service in Somaliland which will allow our customers to have video and audio streaming, video chat and high-speed internet access the first in the Horn of Africa. This 3G technology will offer advanced mobile broadband services to not only Telesom consumers but also to the business community in Somaliland."
Telesom was founded in 2001 in Hargeisa, Somaliland by a group of Somalis living both inside and outside the country.