TELESOM one of the largest and leading Telecommunication provider in Somaliland has issued a press release informing its esteemed customers of the introduction of new Prefix numbers to be added to the current seven digits used by only TELESOM mobile phone subscribers.
The Press Release Stated as Follows:-
TELESOM was founded in 2002 and it’s a public company which is owned by more than 1,600 shareholders of Somaliland origin,the company is also one of the biggest employers in the country.
TELESOM also as part of its corporate responsibilities provides vital social functions by offering both financial support to community based projects and also telecommunication facilities to a wide range of essential public institutions that are engaged in civil duties such as Hospitals, police stations, universities and among many more.
Since the inception of company back in 2002 TELESOM is always committed to provide the best and the most advance telecommunication services in Somaliland and attain the highest customers’ satisfaction and with an expanding customer base the company decide to add a seventh digit “4” back in 2006 from the previous six digit used by the company at the time of its inception.
The introduction of the new digits (063)by TELESOM for its mobile phone subscribers in keeping with International Telecommunication Union Recommendations which TELESOM is a member of ITU which currently has a membership of 193 countries and over 700 private-sector entities and academic institutions. ITU is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has twelve regional and area offices around the world.
In the past two years ITU facilitated the introduction of these new digits in 11 countries worldwide spanning from Mauritania, Swaziland, Seychelles, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Togo, Saint Marten, South Sudan, Djibouti, Gabon, Saudi Arabia including TELESOM in Somaliland.
The current changes introduced by TELESOM Telecommunication Company are in accordance with the Telecommunication laws of Somaliland and has fulfilled all the rules and regulations set by the Somaliland Posts and Telecommunications which has given TELESOM the go ahead to introduce the new changes.
TELESOM provides a wide diverse of services including GSM, Internet, Zaad services (mobile money payments) electronic voucher, GPRS, 3Gs video conferencing system enabling thousands of business people to increase the profit’s and improve the competitiveness through TELESOM high quality technological systems.