Global Telecom Holding

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Global Telecom Holding S.A.E.
Predecessor Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E.
Founded Cairo, Egypt (1998)
Headquarters Amsterdam, Netherlands
Key people
Vincenzo NesciCEO[1]
Products mobile networks
Revenue Increase US$2.956 billion (2016)

Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (formerly Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E.) (GTH) is an international telecommunications company operating mobile networks in several nations. GTH is based in Amsterdam.


Global Telecom (GTH) is operating in three emerging markets serving almost 100 million customers.[citation needed] The company has a customer base under license of approximately 400 million people, where 50% of the population is below 24 years of age. It has a mobile telephony penetration of between 70 and 115% as of December 2016.[citation needed] Global Telecom operates networks in Algeria (Djezzy), Pakistan (Jazz Pakistan), North Korea (Koryolink), and Bangladesh (Banglalink).[citation needed] Global Telecom is traded on the Cairo & Alexandria Stock Exchange.[citation needed] and based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[2]


  1. ^ Global Telecom Holding SAE GTHE.CA, Reuters, 2017, retrieved February 5, 2017 
  2. ^ "Orascom Telecom - History". 

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