Niger to Award 3G Licenses
Published on: 24th Jul 2011
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The government of Niger has announced plans to issue 3G licenses via a statement on the state controlled television, reports Reuters.
"These licences can go to any operator who desires them," according to a statement on state TV overnight. "Operators already set up here and who have global licences also have a chance to acquire one."
According to the Mobile World analysts the country has around 14.4 million mobile phone users, which represents a population penetration level of 23%.
There are four mobile networks.