Orascom Telecom Holding

Synopsis

Orascom Telecom Holding is listed on the Egyptian and London Stock Exchanges, and controlled by the Sawiris family, founders of the Orascom Group, a major private conglomerate in Egypt. Orascom is one of the largest mobile telecom operators in the Middle East and Africa with GSM mobile networks in Algeria, Bangladesh, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Iraq, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe. Since 2002, Orascom has sold off GSM operations in fifteen countries, in order to reduce debt and focus on high growth countries. Orascom also provides Internet, satellite and telecom support services.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Orascom Telecom company information
    • 2.1 Operating results – 2004
    • 2.2 Financial results – 2003
    • 2.3 Divestments and debt restructuring
    • 2.4 Parent company – Orascom Group
    • 2.5 Company history
  • 3. Operations
    • 3.1 GSM mobile operations
      • 3.1.1 Egypt – MobiNil
      • 3.1.2 Algeria – Djezzy
      • 3.1.3 Tunisia –Tunisiana
      • 3.1.4 Pakistan – Mobilink
      • 3.1.5 Congo Brazzaville – Libertis
      • 3.1.6 Zimbabwe and DR Congo – Telecel
      • 3.1.7 Iraq – Iraqna
      • 3.1.8 Bangladesh – Banglalink
    • 3.2 Internet operations
      • 3.2.1 LINKdotNET
    • 3.3 Handsets and distribution
      • 3.3.1 Ring
    • 3.4 International gateway
      • 3.4.1 M-Link Systems
    • 3.5 Telecom infrastructure and services
      • 3.5.1 OrasInvest
      • 3.5.2 Contra
      • 3.5.3 Pharaoh
  • 4. GSM products and services
  • 5. Contact details
  • 6. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Number of GSM subscribers by country – September 2004
  • Table 2 – Revenue and annual change – 1999 - 2003
  • Table 3 – Revenue by service – 2003
  • Table 4 – GSM revenue by country – 2003
  • Exhibit 1 – Orascom Telecom Holding at a glance
  • Exhibit 2 – Orascom Telecom Holding divestments – 2002 - 2004
  • Exhibit 3 – Operating networks – December 2004
  • Exhibit 4 – MobiNil Egypt at a glance
  • Exhibit 5 – Djezzy Algeria at a glance
  • Exhibit 6 – Tunisiana Tunisia at a glance
  • Exhibit 7 – Mobilink Pakistan
  • Exhibit 8 – Libertis Congo Brazzaville at a glance
  • Exhibit 9 – Telecel International
  • Exhibit 10 – Oasis Telecom – DRC
  • Exhibit 11 – Telecel Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe
  • Exhibit 12 – Iraqna Iraq at a glance
  • Exhibit 13 – Banglalink Bangladesh at a glance

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Last updated 4 Jan 2005
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