Alfa (Lebanon)

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Alfa
ألفا
Type Private
Founded 1994
Headquarters Lebanon
Key people Marwan Hayek
(Chairman & CEO)
Website https://www.alfa.com.lb/

Alfa is one of the two operating GSM networks in Lebanon, side by side with MTC Touch.

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Mobile Interim Company 1 (MIC1)

Alfa is the network name for MIC1 founded in 1994 with the name of Cellis which was managed by France Telecom until 2004.

In 2004 the Lebanese government signed a management contract with FAL-DETE to operate MIC1 network for 4 years. FAL-DETE substituted Cellis by Alfa.

Since 2009 until today Orascom is managing MIC1. Since 2010 until today, Marwan Hayed is the CEO for Alfa.

Alfa and MTC charge customers among the highest rates in the world.[1]

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