SPTC backs down on mobile


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SPTC backs down on mobile

The Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC) reportedly offered to withdraw its mobile service from the market as its dispute over the matter enters arbitration in Geneva.

SPTC  signed a joint venture agreement with MTN Swaziland in 1997, in which SPTC agreed not to launch mobile services.

However, its fixed-mobile offering is in contravention of this agreement, says MTN.

The matter is now being heard in the International Court of Arbitration in Geneva.

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