Algeria this week finalised the allocation of 3G licences, paving the way for services to launch later this month.

News agency Ecofin reported on Wednesday that permits were officially issued by L'Autorité de Régulation de la Poste et des Télécommunications (ARPT) to Algeria Telecom-owned Mobilis, Vimpelcom's Djezzy unit, and Ooredoo on

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