Fourth operator to improve country’s telecommunications sector

  • Secretary of State for Telecommunications, Mário Augusto da Silva Oliveira
Luanda – The secretary of State for Telecommunications, Mário Augusto da Silva Oliveira, has considered a gain to the sector the Africell's entry in the Angolan market as the country’s 4th telecommunications operator.

Mário Augusto da Silva Oliveira, who was speaking following the signing of the concession contract for the provision of communication services between Inacom and Africell, valued the action for being a solution to the communication problems for Angolans in its most varied aspects.

 

He made it known that the Executive, through its strategic programmes listed objectives and goals for the telecommunications sector to ensure communication via the mobile network at prices accessible to the entire population.

 

According to the secretary of State, the creation of conditions for universal access to the Internet to build the information society and contribute to the fight against info-exclusion and increase digital literacy is part of the objectives.

 

The secretary of State reiterated that the long-term strategy for Angola 2025 establishes as a general objective, for communications, to ensure the development and expansion of infrastructures to support the easy access of diversified telecommunications and information technology services to the state administration and society in general in all regions of the country with quality.

 

The American telecommunications operator Africell promised, last Wednesday, to create more than six thousand jobs in Angola with its entry into the Angolan market, which is expected for the third quarter of this year, with a value of 300 million dollars.

Mário Augusto da Silva Oliveira, who was speaking following the signing of the concession contract for the provision of communication services between Inacom and Africell, valued the action for being a solution to the communication problems for Angolans in its most varied aspects.

 

He made it known that the Executive, through its strategic programmes listed objectives and goals for the telecommunications sector to ensure communication via the mobile network at prices accessible to the entire population.

 

According to the secretary of State, the creation of conditions for universal access to the Internet to build the information society and contribute to the fight against info-exclusion and increase digital literacy is part of the objectives.

 

The secretary of State reiterated that the long-term strategy for Angola 2025 establishes as a general objective, for communications, to ensure the development and expansion of infrastructures to support the easy access of diversified telecommunications and information technology services to the state administration and society in general in all regions of the country with quality.

 

The American telecommunications operator Africell promised, last Wednesday, to create more than six thousand jobs in Angola with its entry into the Angolan market, which is expected for the third quarter of this year, with a value of 300 million dollars.