Nigerian CDMA operator merger takes first step - Mobile World Live

Nigerian CDMA operator merger takes first step

01 NOV 2012

Nigerian CDMA operators Starcomms, MTS and Multi-links are set to merge following a deal in which investment group Capcom Limited will pay US$210 million for a 90.5 percent stake in Starcomms. The three companies lodged a merger request in October in a move seen as a way to better compete with the country’s dominant GSM operators. Capcom will provide U$98 million towards the integration of the companies.

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