Tackling the challenges of restoring and operating communications infrastructure in Iraq
An interview with Iraq’s fastest growing operator, Korek Telecom
Korek Telecom is Iraq’s third largest mobile network operator and the leading MNO in Kurdistan. The operator played a critical role with the armed forces during the liberation of Mosul and is now working hard to rebuild networks, restore services and improve coverage across the country. TowerXchange spoke to Korek Telecom’s Zardasht Khalid who has been on the front line of Korek Telecom’s restoration efforts in the country.
TowerXchange: Please can you introduce Korek Telecom and where they sit in the Iraqi telecoms sector?
Zardasht Khalid, Site Management Director, Korek Telecom:
Korek Telecom is Iraq’s fastest growing mobile network operator serving over 7 million customers across the entire country.