|This article relies too much on references to primary sources. (December 2009)|
|~ telecommunications and Internet service provider|
Number of employees
Sudatel is a telecommunications and Internet service provider in the Sudan. The company is responsible for the construction and maintenance of Sudan's telecom infrastructure. Sudatel is more than 60% owned by the Sudanese government; the remainder being owned by private interests. Its stock is listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange.
- Arab Cables - 40% owned by Sudatel
- Thurya Mobile Phone Service
- Sudanet - 51% (sometime between 2005 and 2007, Sudatel acquired a 100% share in Sudanet)
- Datanet(Sudan) - 99%
- Bank Service
- Hawatif Corporation
- Expresso Telecom
- Sudani One
- Sudan - Egypt Fiber Line - 350 km;
- Sudan - Ethiopia Landline Project;
- Sea Cable Project - the fiber cable project to link Port Sudan with Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, under the Red Sea. This US$20 mm project commenced construction in May 2003. It is being accomplished in conjunction with British Telecommunications and the French firm Alcatel; as of December 2006, Sudatel's website reports that "Sudatel is linked to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia via a network of sea cables" ;
- Distance Learning Project - connecting universities with remote towns and villages using a dedicated HDSL system.
- Sudatel paid $100 million to be licensed as Mauritania's third mobile phone service provider.
- Sudatel signed a contract to establish and operate the East Africa continental sea cable, which shall link South Africa’s telecom network with that of Sudatel, which cable shall run from Port Sudan to the Cape of Good Hope; the project is being done in association with Alcatel and has a budget of US$250 million.
- "Sudani.sd Background". Retrieved 23 May 2013.