Korek Telecom

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Korek Telecom
Private
IndustryTelecommunications
Founded2000
HeadquartersErbil , Iraqi Kurdistan
Key people
Sirwan Saber Mustafa (Founder)
ProductsTelecommunications
Number of employees
2500[1]
Websitekorektel.com

Korek Telecom is an Iraqi mobile phone operator company in Erbil, Arbil Province, in Iraqi Kurdistan. .[2]

In March 2011, France Télécom (now Orange S.A.) acquired a 20% indirect stake in Korek Telecom.[3]

On Jan 1, 2015, Korek launched[4] 3G in Iraq after winning one of the three 3G licenses awarded by Government of Iraq

On Dec 16, 2015, Korek became the first operator in Iraq to launch Free Basics[5] in Iraq in partnership with Internet.org and Facebook.

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  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-05-14. Retrieved 2016-05-14.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) France Telecom-Orange and Agility to acquire 44% stake in Korek Telecom
  2. ^ "A new war in Iraq, now between Shia Arabs and Kurds". The Economist. 16 October 2017.
  3. ^ Goldstein, Phil (2011-03-16). "France Telecom invests €175m in Iraqi operator Korek". FierceWireless. Retrieved 2013-08-06.
  4. ^ "Extra G". Korek Telecom.
  5. ^ "Free Basics". Korek Telecom. Archived from the original on 2016-01-04.

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