Thuraya and Sudatel establish new telecom company in Sudan
Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company and Sudatel have agreed to establish a new joint stock company in Sudan called Thuraya-Sudatel.
The new entity will act as Thuraya's service provider offering Thuraya services in the North African state. As part of the agreement, the new company will be responsible for all sales, distribution, marketing and customer support activities. It will ensure to extend Thuraya services throughout the country, providing, mobile, fixed and rural satellite telephony.
Sudatel began operations in 1994. The company provides fixed-line services throughout the Sudan and has recently launched a major capital expansion program involving the installation of some 5,000 kilometers of fiber optic cable, the transition from analogue to digital services, and the introduction of digital satellite networks. — (menareport.com)
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