Tackling the challenges of restoring and operating communications infrastructure in Iraq

An interview with Iraq’s fastest growing operator, Korek Telecom

Read this article to learn:

  • Who Korek Telecom are
  • The extent and type of damage to their network from the conflict in Iraq
  • How Korek Telecom brought connectivity back to Mosul
  • The level of network expansion required on top of restoration works
  • The challenges and costs operating passive infrastructure in Iraq

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…

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