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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 Holding S.A.E.
(جلوبال تيلكوم القابضة (ش.م.م
Société Anonyme Égyptienne
Traded asEGX: GTHE
EGX 30 Component
PredecessorOrascom Telecom Holding S.A.E.
FoundedCairo, Egypt (1998)
HeadquartersAmsterdam, Netherlands
Key people
Vincenzo Nesci
Productsmobile networks
RevenueIncrease US$2.956 billion (2016)



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 Egyptian Exchange[1] and based in Amsterdam, Netherlands.[2]

Orascom Technology SolutionsEdit

Orascom Technology Solutions (OTS), part of the Orascom group of companies. It specializes in information technology and communications solutions in Egypt, with a wide network of companies using its resources, providing computer systems.[1] It also distributes telecommunications software and products and has a separate section for tackling internet security systems.


  1. ^ "Global Telecom Holding". Egyptian Exchange.
  2. ^ "Orascom Telecom - History". Archived from the original on 2006-10-21.

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