The Director General of the Telecommunication Agency of Côte d'Ivoire (ATCI), Arthur Alloco, has been dismissed. The decision was taken by the Board at its meeting on "transitional measures for the implementation of new management of the telecom sector / Tic". A statement released by the board gave the following reason for the decision: "The serious failures in the performance of his duties," says the statement. Arthur Alloco held the position since April 19, 2011. He was replaced by Bile Diéméléou, telecommunications engineer, as acting General Manager.