Regulatory Authority of Guinea-Bissau demands improvements in mobile network services

24 July 2015

Mobile phone operators “MTN” and “Orange” in Guinea-Bissau have until 15 August to find solutions to the technical problems that their telecommunication services face.

The request was made at a meeting between leaders of the National Regulatory Authority (ARN) of Guinea-Bissau and mobile network operators, MTN and Orange.

Mobile networks have been operating at a deficit in Guinea-Bissau and there are periods in the night when its impossible to make calls, and at other times there are sudden cuts in communication.

According to the Chairman of the ARN Board, Djibril Mané the meeting took place following work at the beginning of this year to assess the quality of service and the need for national coverage by the two telecommunications companies.

Mané said a proposal had been delivered to the two companies on how they can offer quality services that meet people’s needs.

The Chairman of the ARN said the two operators had promised to examine the proposals and then present a solution.

“As you know the ARN has the power granted to it by the law. It is not only a regulatory and supervisory authority, but also promotes activities to develop the sector in Guinea-Bissau,” said Djibril Mané. (macauhub/GW)