CAIRO, April 19 (Reuters
) - Telecom Egypt
will on Wednesday sign an agreement with Orange Egypt to offer 2G and 3G mobile services through Orange Egypt , one Telecom Egypt
source and one source from the telecommunication ministry told Reuters
. Telecom Egypt
, the state's fixed-line monopoly, was the first company to take up the state's offer to buy a 4G licence in August for 7.08 billion Egyptian pounds ($392 million) to enter the mobile market directly for the first time.
($1 = 18.0700 Egyptian pounds)
(Reporting by Ehab Farouk; Writing by Asma Alsharif, editing by David Evans) ((firstname.lastname@example.org; +20225783290; Reuters