MALI’s SOTELMA TO DOUBLE ITS FIXED LINES TO 222,600

Telecoms

Mali’s incumbent telco SOTELMA has announced a massive US$78.3 million investment programme aimed at doubling its number of fixed lines from its current 102,600 to 220,600, according to its Director-General, Sidi Mohamed Nimaga.

This announcement came only a week after the launch of the second Malian telco Ikatel SA, a company capitalised at 26 billion CFAs which plans to roll-out 100,000 GSM lines according to its Director-General.

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