Etisalat named as Iranian mobile licence 'winner'
Iran is believed to have awarded its third non-government mobile phone licence to Emirates Telecommunications Corp (Etisalat). The Etisalat consortium, made up of Emirates Telecoms and Iranian Tamin Telecom, put in the highest bid and Iranian news agency Fars said it had won the contract. Omantel were among the other bidders for the licence. An official announcement on the winning bid is expected soon.