OrascomTelecom Hldgs OTLD OTH is currently performing a strategic review

  OrascomTelecom Hldgs (OTLD) - OTH is currently performing a strategic review

RNS Number : 8341P
Orascom Telecom Holdings S.A.E
30 October 2012








Orascom Telecom  is  currently performing  a  strategic review  and  valuation 
assessment of its Sub-Saharan African Operations



Cairo October 30^th,  2012: Orascom Telecom  Holding S.A.E. ("OTH")  announces 
that it is currently performing a strategic review and valuation assessment of
its  operations  in  Burundi,  Zimbabwe  and  Central  African  Republic  (the 
"Sub-Saharan African Operations") to identify, examine and consider a range of
strategic alternatives. Those strategic options  include, but are not  limited 
to, a sale of  all or a  material part of  the Sub-Saharan African  Operations 
either in one transaction or in a series of transactions.



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About Orascom Telecom:



Orascom  Telecom  is  a   leading  international  telecommunications   company 
operating GSM networks in high growth  markets in the Middle East, Africa  and 
Asia, having a  total population  under license of  approximately 415  million 
with an average mobile telephony penetration  of approximately 51% as of  June 
30^th, 2012.  Orascom  Telecom  operates  GSM  networks  in  Algeria  ("OTA"), 
Pakistan ("Mobilink") and Bangladesh ("banglalink") and has an indirect equity
shareholding in Globalive Wireless Canada ("Wind Mobile"). In addition it  has 
an indirect equity ownership  in Telecel Zimbabwe  (Zimbabwe) and through  its 
subsidiary Telecel Globe, OTH also operates in Burundi and the Central African
Republic. Orascom  Telecom reached  over  83 million  subscribers as  of  June 
30^th, 2012.



Orascom Telecom is traded on the Egyptian Exchange under the symbol  (ORTE.CA, 
ORAT EY), and  on the London  Stock Exchange,  its GDRs are  traded under  the 
symbol (ORTEq.L, OTLD LI).



Investor Relations Contacts:



OTInvestorrelations@otelecom.com

Tel+20(2)24615050/51

Fax+20(2)24615054/55
www.orascomtelecom.com





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