New mobile network launches in South Sudan, promises fastest 4G mobile internet

Niletel

The government on Tuesday launched a state -owned Telecommunication company in partnership with Sudanese businessman Ashraf Cardinal Ahmed. Speaking during the launching ceremony on Tuesday, Information Minister Michael Makuei says the telephone operating company called Niletel seeks to cover entire South Sudan. He says the government will have a 25 percent stake in the company and the rest owned by private investors. Wafi Adam Handam, Chief Executive Officer of Niletel says the telecommunications will be fully operation across South Sudan in the next eight months. If operational, the mobile network which will use 094

Speaking during the launching ceremony on Tuesday, Information Minister Michael Makuei says the telephone operating company called Niletel seeks to cover entire South Sudan. He says the government will have a 25 percent stake in the company and the rest owned by private investors. Wafi Adam Handam, Chief Executive Officer of Niletel says the telecommunications will be fully operation across South Sudan in the next eight months. If operational, the mobile network which will use 094

Wafi Adam Handam, Chief Executive Officer of Niletel says the telecommunications will be fully operation across South Sudan in the next eight months. If operational, the mobile network which will use 094 prefix will be the fourth telecommunication company in South Sudan after Zain, Vivacell and MTN. This is after the collapse of one telecom company Gemtel in 2014.