Over 7 million mobile customers in Morocco
Morocco, Economics, 12/23/2003
The Number of subscribers to the two mobile phone companies "Maroc-telecom" and "Meditel" in Morocco, has, so far, reached over 7 million, compared to nearly 1.17 million subscribers to the land-line phone company "Maroc-telecom," revealed a document published Monday by the Moroccan trade, industry and telecommunication ministry.
The ministry also revealed that only 45,000 people have subscribed to Internet providers, while the number of subscriber cyber-cafes has reached 2500.
The document announced that fresh offers will be made to develop Internet use in Morocco, notably through the reduction of subscription fees.
The minister added that a draft law will be drawn up in 2004 on the liberalization of postal services, underscoring that the national state-owned post company Barid Al Maghrib will be turned next year into a limited company.
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