Expresso Telecom Group (ETG) and Etisalat’s Emirates Data Clearing House (EDCH) have announced their intent to tie up as partners to promote Ebtikar SIM/ESIM to the WEST AFRICA region; Senegal, Mauritania and Guinea Conakry, Guinea Bissau, Ghana,
ETG’s ambition for this partnership is to take the cutting edge of ESIM to the West Africa region and evolve the market.
EDCH is the sales-arm for the Etisalat Services Holding business unit Ebtikar Card Systems and aspires to widen their market reach.
Eng. Tarig Zain Elabdein, chairman of ETG said: “We know that the majority of our customers in West Africa are keen to move to the next-generation of Mobile experience and so this partnership would enable us to bring them this technology through our partnership with EDCH.
“Our partnership with EDCH provides us with a market-proven back-end that will enable us to roll out the service rapidly over the next few months. Together we will ensure that the people of West Africa have the tools needed for sustained economic growth - and that this region has the capability to be Africa’s gateway to the world.”
Nasser Salim, General Manager of EDCH, said: “ETG will help West Africa emulate the success of rolling out ESIM in selected markets in addition to providing quality physical SIM cards. ETG’s customers and regulatory bodies can be assured that our systems have been developed to address all security and identity issues.”
Source: Sudatel Press Release