Wed 03-05-2017 13:01 PM

Etisalat Group bids for the third mobile license in Sultanate of Oman

ABU DHABI, 3rd May, 2017 (WAM) -- Etisalat Group has announced that it has submitted a bid for a mobile license to become the third mobile telecom operator in the Sultanate of Oman.

In a statement on Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange's website, the group said that the bid is in line with Etisalat Group’s expansion strategy, considering the market potential and similarities, footprint proximity to its core market, and likely synergies.

"As per the Omani Telecommunication Regulatory Authority, the qualified bidders will be announced on 14th of August," the statement added.