Africell Holding expected to be the fourth telecommunications operator in Angola

3 March 2020

Africell Holding has passed to the next stage of the tender for eh fourth telecommunications operator in Angola and in the next few days is expected to submit its technical and financial bid, said on Wednesday in Luanda the Interministerial Working Group.

The applications process started on 30 September 2019 and ended on 22 January 2020, and three companies – South Africa’s MTN, Africell Holding of Lebanon and Angola’s BAI Investimentos, purchased the tender documents, with Africell submitting its proposal via the electronic platform of the National Service for Public Procurement.

The Evaluation Committee, after formal examination of the application documents submitted by Africell Holding, decided unanimously on its qualification and was invited by the public entity contractor to submit its proposal.

Africell is an international operator, with 18 years of activity in the telecommunications sector, and is present in four African countries: Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone and Uganda.

In the next stage, the qualified candidate will be given a reasonable time to submit its technical and financial bid, which will be analysed and assessed by the Evaluation Committee, taking into account the award criteria laid down in the tender documents and in the terms of reference.

The granting of a 4th Unified Global Title for the provision of Public Service Communications will bring greater competition to the telecommunications sector in Angola, improve the quality of products, services and prices, thus making relevant contributions to economic growth and improving the well-being of citizens. (macauhub)

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