Saturday, February 19, 2011

Comoros - Workers on strike against transfer of international traffic to foreign VoIP provider

[afrique en ligne] Workers of the Comorian telecommunications company (Comoros Telecom), Thursday embarked on a 24-hour strike action to protest against the decision of the government to grant the management of international calls to Vocalpad, a foreign operator.

'We will fight for the withdrawal of the decree that granted the management of international calls to Vocalpad,' declared a spokesperson of the company, Amerdine Saad.

According to Saadi, 'Contrary to the declarations of the authorities, Comoros Telecom was not consulted over this decision.'

He said that Comoros Telecom had the required capacity to handle international calls.

Comoros Telecom workers on 24-hour strike
see also Vocalpad

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