Syria set for third mobile phone operator

26 August 2010

The Syrian government has approved the introduction of a third mobile phone operator into the country. The move will be made through a three-phase process including initial rehabilitation, investment and technical rehabilitation and the financial auction, Sana has reported. The cabinet also granted an initial approval on turning the contracts of the two current operators with Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) system to licenses after they pay their financial obligations to public treasury.

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