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New telecom operator enters market
Publish Date: Mar 17, 2014
New telecom operator enters market
The chief executive of Smart Telecom, Abdellatif Bouziani, speaks during the launch of the new company on Monday
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By David Mugabe

A new telecom operator has entered the market in a period where the market is tilting towards mergers and acquisitions.
Smart Telecom, part of the Aga Khan Foundation for Development investment portfolio, did not immediately present a unique market offering except the cut price of sh74 for a call during their official launch in Kampala on Sunday.

Group chief executive Abdellatif Bouziani said they are entering with a new approach and are here for a long time.
“Others are wondering why we are coming while others are leaving,” said Bouziani.

Smart will operate on the 074 code.

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