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Telkom SA SOC Ltd. (South Africa)
Africell Ltd.
Soonchunhyang University (Korea (Rep. of))
Odessa National Academy of Telecommunications n.a. A.S. Popov
ADVISIA OC&C Strategy Consultants (Brazil)
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. [ROA] (Malaysia)
Associação de Reguladores de Comunicações e Telecomunicações da Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa (ARCTEL-CPLP)
THALES Communications [SIO] (France)
ICOSNET SPA [ROA] (Algeria (People
Zain Saudi Arabia
Electronia, Ltd.
ADD International (Bangladesh)
Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación (Spain)
Bangkok University (Thailand)
Intelsat (United States)
General Satellite Corporation (Russian Federation)
Robi Axiata Limited (Bangladesh)
Universidad Nacional de Avellaneda (Argentina)
Office des Postes et Télécommunications de Polynésie française (OPT)
Econet Telecom Lesotho (Pty) Ltd (ETL) (Lesotho)
World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Japan)
Telekom Brunei Berhad (TelBru) [ROA] (Brunei Darussalam)
SAMENA Telecommunications Council [REGINTORG] (International (no specific country))
Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (Argentina)
Intel Corporation
Commonwealth ITU Group (International)
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Société Nationale des Télécommunications du Sénégal (SONATEL)

Société Nationale des Télécommunications du Sénégal (SONATEL, Opérateur historique des télécommunications au Sénégal créé en 1985 par la fusion de l'Office des Postes et Télécommunications et de Télésénégal, le groupe Sonatel est devenu une Société Anonyme en 1997 en s’alliant à un partenaire stratégique, France Telecom, qui possède depuis lors 42,33 % de son capital. Les investissements du groupe Sonatel ont aussi connu une croissance et ont atteint 139 milliards de Fcfa en 2009. The company is active in fixed line telephony, mobile telephony, internet service, television and corporate telecommunications. The company is involved in the construction of fiber optics networks in Africa and manages 2,200 kilometers of fiber cable in Senegal. The headquarters of the company are located in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Sonatel is partnered with Orange SA and France Telecom.

Based inSenegal (Republic of)
DomainsMobile ; Fixed ; TV
ITU Global DirectorySociété Nationale des Télécommunications du Sénégal (SONATEL)
M. Alioune Ndiaye
Alioune Ndiaye, the new CEO of Sonatel, graduated from the Institut National des Télécommunications in Evry and holds a DESS degree in Telecommunications Management from the Paris-Dauphine University. He has 26 years of experience in the telecommunications sector. In particular, he worked in the financial field, first as Director of Financial Controlling and then as Chief Financial Officer of Sonatel. He then led the Orange Mali subsidiary from its creation in 2002, making it the leading operator in its market.