Expresso is an African telecommunications services company. It’s provides telecommunication services in five African markets: Mauritania, Senegal, Guinea, and Ghana. Expresso offers a wide range of products and services to meet the needs of customers. Expresso is a key player in the implementation of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable. Sudatel owns 75% of the total Expresso shares.
In 2006, Mauritania’s Chinguitel was Expresso’s first ‘green field’ operation, acquiring a licence to operate as a telecom operator. Sudatel share in Chinguitel is 68%.
By August 2007, Chinguitel established a CDMA network, providing full coverage across the country.
In November 2007, Expresso Senegal became Expresso’s second ‘green field’ operation, licensed to operate as a telecom operator in Senegal. Sudatel share is Expresso Senegal is 75%.
In July 2008, Expresso Telecom acquired 100% of Ghana’s Kasapa Telecom Company. Sudatel share in this company is 75%. As of April 2016, 18% of Expresso Ghana (Kasapa Telecom Limited) were sold to an unidentified buyer for $US5M. The remainder of the shares were transferred to an escrow agent.
Expresso Senegal is the 3rd largest telecom operator in Senegal. Expresso Senegal is a subsidiary of the Expresso Telecom Group (Expresso Telecom Group), based in Dubai.
The Expresso Telecom Group currently has 5 subsidiaries:
GUINEA Intercel +
GHANA Kasapa See more