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Telecommunications in DRC are under the Ministry of Postes, Télécommunications, Nouvelles Technologies de l’information et de la Communication.

Telephone Services

Is there an existing landline telephone network?

(Yes / No)

Yes

 

Does it allow international calls?

(Yes / No)

Yes

On average, number and length of downtime periods

Unknown

Mobile phone providers (List)

5:  VODACOM / AIRTEL / ORANGE / TIGO / AFRICELL

Estimated availability and coverage

(Approximate percentage of national coverage)

 It depends of the location and the operator.
Generally VODACOM and AIRTEL are believed to have the best coverage nationwide. 

Telecommunication Regulation

Regulations

Regulations on usage or import of:

Yes / No

Regulating Authority

Satellite

Yes

Ministry of Telecoms

HF Radio

Yes

Ministry of Telecoms

UHF/VHF/HF radio: handheld, base and mobile

Yes

Ministry of Telecoms

UHF/VHF repeaters

Yes

Ministry of Telecoms

GPS

 

Unknown

VSAT

Yes

Ministry of Telecoms

Individual Network Operator Licenses Required

Yes each Agency should request for their own License 

Frequency Licenses Required
Yes
VSAT Providers

SOIC (+243 998848024 – +243 818147179), Adresse: av Kabasele Tshiamala, 1991 Commune de Barumbu)

MICROCOM (alexkamongo@inter-rdc.com  |  website:  www.inter-rdc.com. Tél: +243 81 500 53 10 |  +243 99 855 13 13

Inter SARL (Tél: +243 815 00 53 10, +243 998 55 13 13)
BP: 16090 KIN1. mail: info@inter-rdc.com , Web: http://www.inter-rdc.co

VODACOM, Airtel

Existing Humanitarian Telecoms Systems

All details for UNDP, WFP, UNDSS, UNICEF, FAO and UNHCR can be obtained by getting in touch with UNDSS. Such information is not displayed publicly.