Telecel Group

Telecel Group

Telecel Group is an international telecommunication company present in 20+ countries, operating mainly in Africa through development & acquisition of operators and service provider for mobile operators.

Background

Telecel is an international carrier service provider of Voice, Data, SMS, and IPTV.

Telecel Global was established in 2007 as Exxon Telecom. During the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain, NFS and Telecel Global announced their merger agreement.

Telecel has prolonged experience in managing International Voice and SMS gateways of more than Mobile operators located mainly in Africa. The company provides optimal telecommunication services for Mobile Network Operators, Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN), OTTs, and Wholesale Carriers with more than 300 global interconnections.

Hugues Mulliez is the Group Chairman, Nicolas Bourg is the Managing Partner, and Mohamad Damush is the Group CEO at Telecel Group.

Four Entities

Telecel Mobile

Telecel is a MVNO and MVNE operator in South Africa, offering 2G/3G/4G and WIMAX services.

Telecel Play

Telecel Play is a one stop-shop Mobile Application offering several services including but not limited to: RCS, VOD and E/M-commerce all using one single sign-on feature.

Telecel Global

Telecel Global is an international voice, data and SMS service provider. Telecel Global was founded in 2007 through the bringing together of NFS, the holding company of Telecel and what was Exxon Telecom.

Africa Startup Initiative Program

Telecel Group launched Africa Startup Initiative Program (ASIP) at the mobile World Congress 2019, in Barcelona, Spain.ASIP is a startup accelerator CSR Program, which aims to contribute in a meaningful way to the African Continent by support young startups whose innovative ideas are creating a difference in their communities. The program exposes startups to the International Organizations to bridge the knowledge and to allow them to attract partners that can add value to their Startups At a panel in the MWC 2019, Telecel Group revealed that a $10 million fund to increase the contribution of mobile operators in supporting local businesses

Telecel Central African Republic

Telecel Central African Republic is a mobile telecommunications operator present in the Central African Republic since 1994, It is the oldest and the first mobile operator in the country by the number of customers.

Telecel Limba

Telecel Group purchased Gibralatar-based mobile network operator (MNO) Limba on May 16, 2019. Limba provides fixed services in Gibraltar and is the second Mobile operator in the area (2G/3G/4G licenses).The acquisition is part of a strategy to create an international hub to digitize businesses in Africa and to widen their footprint.

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