North Ready for Island-Wide Mobile Phone Links

Operators and regulatory boards on the Turkish Cypriot side have completed all efforts to honour the agreement reached by President Mustafa Akıncı and the President of the Greek Cypriot Administration, Nicos Anastasiades, regarding mobile telephony operability across the island, Meltem Onurkan Samani, General Coordinator of Technical Committees has said.

Samani stated that all the technical, political and legal stakeholders on the Turkish Cypriot side were ready for island-wide interconnectivity of mobile telephones.


Meltem Onurkan Samani – General Coordinator of Technical

Last Wednesday, the European-based telecommunications company Comfone officials met with experts from both sides. Comfone officials made it very clear to Greek Cypriot officials that mobile phones, operated on both sides by the agreed method, does not pose any technical and political problems. It is now expected that operational procedures with the political wing of the Greek Cypriot side, will begin.