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CAIRO Oct 17 Vodafone Egypt will pay
half of the fee for its 4G mobile licence in dollars, a company
official told Reuters on Wednesday, one day after the company
signed a licence agreement with Egypt's telecoms regulator.
The company paid 1.5 billion Egyptian pounds ($168.92
million) for the licence on October 15 and will be paying the
remaining fee within days in coordination with its parent
company, the official, who declined to be identified, said.
Vodafone Egypt agreed to pay $335 million for the licence on
($1 = 8.8799 Egyptian pounds)
(Reporting by Ehab Farouk; Writing by Eric Knecht; Editing by