Vodafone Group Plc
13 July 2018
13 July 2018
VODAFONE AND TUNISIE TELECOM ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT
Vodafone and Tunisie Telecom today jointly announced a new Partner Market agreement for Tunisia. This will be Vodafone's first such partnership in North Africa.
Under the non-equity agreement, Vodafone will provide strategic and operational support in a range of areas, including Enterprise, consumer, technology, and procurement. The three-year partnership will include roaming and carrier services agreements, and will see the businesses collaborate on further potential opportunities to benefit customers as well as the two companies.
Vodafone Partner Markets Chief Executive Diego Massidda said: "I am delighted that Tunisie Telecom has joined our Partner Market network. I am looking forward to bringing the best of Vodafone's services and expertise to Tunisia, and building a strong, lasting relationship that will benefit customers of both companies. Vodafone will also gain from Tunisie Telecom's expertise and deep understanding of the region."
Mohamed Fadhel Kraiem, CEO and Chairman of Tunisie Telecom, comments: "We are very excited by this partnership, which will provide Tunisie Telecom with efficient solutions for multinationals with a presence in Tunisia in addition to the corporate sector in the country. Tunisie Telecom will be able to offer competitive services for roaming, both for the benefit of customers travelling to countries where Vodafone and its partners are present and for Vodafone customers visiting Tunisia. The agreement also gives Tunisie Telecom the opportunity to access Vodafone's global knowledge base and benefit from economies of scale when purchasing telecoms equipment."
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About Vodafone Group
Vodafone Group is one of the world's largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone Group has mobile operations in 25 countries, partners with mobile networks in 46 more, and fixed broadband operations in 18 markets. As of 31 March 2018, Vodafone Group had 535.8 million mobile customers and 19.7 million fixed broadband customers, including India and all of the customers in Vodafone's joint ventures and associates. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.
About Vodafone Partner Markets
Vodafone's Partner Markets team works to form strategic alliances with operators all over the world, partnering to offer a range of global products and services that extend Vodafone's reach into local markets. Vodafone Partner Market agreements vary from roaming and service resale to full partner branding. Established in 2002, Vodafone Partner Markets now partners with 29 companies in 46 countries.
About Tunisie Telecom
Tunisie Telecom is the leading converged telecom services operator in Tunisia, serving both consumer and corporate customers with more than a million fixed customers and 4.5 million mobile customers. Tunisie Telecom offers the largest mobile coverage in the country, and owns and operates a nationwide fixed and fibre network infrastructure. This is complemented by an extensive submarine cable network allowing for direct and fully redundant connectivity with Europe, Africa and Asia. Tunisie Telecom's service offering ranges from 4G mobile broadband to Fibre-To-The-Home and Fibre-To-The-Building, as well as cloud and IP-MPLS solutions for enterprises.
For more information, please visit www.tunisietelecom.tn.
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