On Friday June 24, the hearing at Arcep lasted five hours, after which Togo Cellulaire, a subsidiary of Togocom, vu impose a fine of nearly 2.4 billion CFA francs (i.e. approximately 3.6 million euros and 2% of the company’s turnover in 2021). In its press release published the same day, the Togolese telecoms regulator considers that the operator, 51% owned by the Malagasy group Axian, has since 2020 failed “in its obligation of permanent, continuous and regular availability in the provision of electronic communications services. “.
1,000 4G antennas by the end of 2022
It enjoins the operator to put an end to this situation within six months and to pay the amount due sous 30 days under penalty of a daily fine of 50 million CFA francs per day of delay.
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Togocom, which tried to defend itself by promising to have achieved the goal of 1 000