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Iraq CPA Issues Tender For GSM Mobile Phone Network

The Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) in Iraq issued a tender on 14 June for a nationwide GSM (global system for mobile communications) mobile phone network. Iraqs airwaves are to be divided into 124 bands. The tender is for the operation of the system for 18 months to two years. The CPA, which is headed by US diplomat Paul Bremer, had earlier said that a mobile telephone system would have to wait until an...