Mauritel secures ten-year 2G licence extension

Operator paid a fixed fee $30.2 million for the concession
Mauritel secures ten-year 2G licence extension


Mauritania’s Mauritel has secured a ten-year extension to its existing 2G licence, as its parent company Maroc Telecom has confirmed.

The operator has paid a fixed fee of MRO10 billion ($30.2 million) for the concession, and will also be subject to a “variable annual charge” amounting to 2.5% of its 2G sales for the duration of the licence.

Mauritel claimed a total of 2.133 million wireless subscribers as of 30 June 2015, up 13.6% year-on-year.

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