Telcom is a telecommunications network operator
Telephone company
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 in Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

. It is the first major privately-owned company providing telecommunication
Telecommunication is the transmission of information over significant distances to communicate. In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of visual signals, such as beacons, smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and optical heliographs, or audio messages via coded...

s services to Somali cities.


Telcom is headquartered in Bakaara Market
Bakaara Market
The Bakaara Market is an open market in Mogadishu, Somalia, and the largest in the nation. The name Bakaaraha derives from the Somali word for grain silo or storage, baqaar.The market was created in late 1972 during the reign of Mohamed Siad Barre...

, Mogadishu
Mogadishu , popularly known as Xamar, is the largest city in Somalia and the nation's capital. Located in the coastal Benadir region on the Indian Ocean, the city has served as an important port for centuries....

, and has representative offices in Dubai
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, UAE and in London
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, UK
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, where accounting, international relations
International relations
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 and carrier
Mobile network operator
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 services are handled. The company has 750 employees.

The company President and CEO
Chief executive officer
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 is Mohammed A. Sheikh. The CTO
Chief technical officer
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 is Eng. Hassan Ibrahim Mursal.

See also

  • Golis Telecom Somalia
    Golis Telecom Somalia
    Golis Telecom Somalia is the largest telecommunications operator in northeastern Somalia. Founded in 2002 with the objective of supplying the country with GSM mobile services, fixed line and internet services, it has an extensive network that covers all the major cities and more than 40 districts...

  • Hormuud Telecom
    Hormuud Telecom
    Hormuud Telecom Somalia Inc. is a privately held telecommunications company established in April 2002 in Somalia. It has its headquarters in Mogadishu.-Overview:More than 600 Somali investors have shares in Hormuud Telecom...

  • NationLink Telecom
    NationLink Telecom
    -Overview:NationLink Telecom was founded in September 1997 by Abdirizak Ido, a Somali Businessman who is currently President of the company based in East Africa. The company is one of the leading telecommunications service providers in Somalia and offers its services throughout the...

  • Somali Telecom Group
    Somali Telecom Group
    Somali Telecom Group is a telecommunications company based in Somalia. It was founded in 1993 in Rockville, Maryland, in the USA, by Abdirazak I. Osman, Edmund L. Resor, Abdiaziz Ismail Dualeh and Luis F. George. According to the company's website's front page, it is Somalia's "first telecom...

  • Netco (Somalia)
  • Somafone
    Somafone Telecommunications Service Company is Somalia's leading telecommunications company. It was formed in 2003 as a fully owned subsidiary of Somafone FZ LLC of the Dubai Internet City. The firm's head offices are located in Mogadishu.-See also:*Golis Telecom Somalia*Hormuud...

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