TRA: We commit ourselves to any definitive government decision on the fourth license, although we are against monopoly
, Confirmed the CMC, said Friday its intention to launch a fourth mobile license was in accordance with international contexts although it "raises resentment" of damaged personal interests, while showed that the dispute over the eligibility of the Ministry of Communications license "has not been decided yet", it has made clear it will stick any government decision "definitively" in that regard, although they have with the liberalization of the market and the lack of "Monopoly."
A member of the Board of Trustees of the CMC, Khalil pilot, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The publication of the disclosure of the desire to apply for a license fourth mobile communications in Iraq of the steps to be followed in any country in the world and in accordance with the controls and contexts approved by the Commission under the direct supervision of the communications, "expected to" raise resentment decision affected all of his personal interests. "
The pilot said that "the monopoly of the telecommunications market could deprive Iraq of the many benefits in the space of international communications," revealing that "the dispute over the eligibility of the fourth license granted for a specific destination, such as the Ministry communications, was still going after did not resolve."
And between the Member of the Board of Trustees of the media and communications, that "the government asked for the development of a positive policy on these license and body with the liberalization of the market and not to its monopoly," asserting that "the Commission will raise the hat to the Ministry of Communications and cooperate with it, if the government issued a definitive decision to the premises alone license the fourth."
The pilot said that "the Commission will proceed in accordance with its policy conferred by the launch of the fourth license and the liberation of the Iraqi telecom market, we can not wait indefinitely settle the matter, particularly as it operates under specific timetables".
He stressed member of the Board of Trustees of the CMC, that "the government does not have the perspective of undeclared suggest the possibility of a monopoly license by a certain point," noting that the body "independent and has its own law and is working on according to specific policies and instructions of the paint through which communications space in Iraq."
The CMC announced (25 October the current 2015), has announced the launch of the fourth license for mobile phones in conjunction with the launch of the fourth generation system early in 2016, and showed that the launch of the fourth generation system will be according to an auction where competing companies operating in Iraq now, as well as for the Ministry of Communications and other companies.
The Ministry of Communications, revealed in (the sixth of April 2015), has announced the launch of the fourth mobile license, while showed that the license will be the national company of the mobile phone associated with them, he confirmed that it will deal with the company as the rest of the mobile phone companies in Iraq a guarantee for " justice "in the competition and profits.
The three companies operate mobile phone currently in Iraq, (Zain Iraq, Asiacell and Korek Telecom). The third generation services (G 3) since the beginning of this year, and had been working since the start of the second generation of its work in Iraq since 2004, until the end of 2014 the past.
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