Global Telecom Holding


Company Name

Global Telecom Holding S.A.E.

Ownership Type

Publicly Traded Company

Ownership/Controlling Entities

Company Overview

Global Telecom Holding S.A.E., through its subsidiaries, provides mobile telecommunications services in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates mobile networks that offer a range of prepaid and postpaid voice, data, and multimedia services to individuals and corporate clients.

It provides its services under Djezzy, Mobilink, and banglalink brand names in Algeria, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and other countries. As of December 31, 2016, it served approximately 98 million customers.

The company was formerly known as Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. and changed its name to Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. in September 2013. Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. was incorporated in 1997 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. is a subsidiary of VimpelCom Ltd.