Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Fiji - third mobile licence

Third telecom license possible - Ricketts

After the announcement of the second provider of the cellular telephone mobile today the Minister for Communication Mr Tom Ricketts said there is a possibility of the issuance of another license.

Digicel Fiji Limited has now become the second licensed public cellular mobile telephone system (PCMTS) operator in Fiji in competition with Vodafone Fiji Limited.

“Apparently, this has left available a possible third PCMTS license pursuance of a third entrant into the cellular mobile market,” Mr Ricketts said.

However, he added that the decision on this will be left to the Telecommunication Authority of Fiji (TAF) Board.

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