HONG KONG'S AQUENTIUM TO BUILD MOBILE PHONE NETWORK IN SOMALILAND

Telecoms

Aquentium says that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Faaco Telecom to provide a telecommunication mobile phone system for the Republic of Somaliland. Under terms of the agreement, Aquentium Hong Kong is agreeing to install, service, market, and maintain said system as part of their phone license to Faaco Telecom.

Somaliland is situated on the eastern horn of Africa. It shares borders with Republic of Djibouti to the west, Federal Republic of Ethiopia to the south and Somalia to the east. Somaliland has a coastal line to the north of the country which extends 460 miles along the Red Sea.

Somaliland is about the size of England and Wales with an area of 137,600km2 (68,000 sq. miles). The population of Somaliland is estimated at around 3.5 million. Hargeisa is the capital of Somaliland with an estimated population of 0.45 million.

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