Three main companies operating mobile phones in Sudan. These are Zain, MTN and Canar.
The Zain was established in 1983. Its headquarter is situated in Kuwait City, Kuwait. In Sudan, Zain was initiated at the end of 1996 and introduced its commercial activities in February 1997. It was the first Mobile phone operator in Sudan. In 2014, Zain Sudan had over 11 million users and coverage reached more than 90% of Sudan’s population. Zain offers 2G, 3G and 4G mobile phone services. National Telecommunications Corporation (NTC) gives the license to Zain under the telecommunications act 2001. Zain launched the first 10 Base Transceiver Stations (BTS), covering “Dar Elhatif”, Burry, Bahri, Shambat, Omdurman, Al Mahdia, Khartoum South’s new extension, the General Command and Abu Haraz in 1996. Zain owned the Sudanese Company by purchasing the 61% stake. The Company provides a wide range of modern Telecom services for the requirements of its stakeholders. In March 2016, Zain introduced the World’s latest 4G (LTE) service.
MTN was established in 1994. Its headquarter is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The MTN Group Limited (MTN Group) is a multinational telecommunications group that is operating in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East. MTN had more than 230 million subscribers in September 2015. From the National Telecom Corporation, MTN Sudan got a license to operate its services official in 2002. It was permitted for the utilization of GSM (2G) and UMTS (3G), and the utilization of microwave transmission frequencies. MTN Sudan has a market share of 37% of the traditional communication and data sectors. The company has also evolved digital and fintech operations alongside an enterprise business unit.
The MCC MNC code utilized in the MTN carrier from Sudan is 634 02. This code is made by the association of Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers showed the MCC and they are utilized to examine the area from which the carried comes. The last numbers of the HNI code show the MNC. The country code of the MTN carrier from Sudan has been assigned + 249. This number + 249 is equal to the international calling code. MTN carrier from Sudan utilizes 2 GSM bands, 1 UMTS band, 0 and 0 CDMA bands.
Company MTN Sudan
Country ISO SD
Country code + 249
Canar Telecommunication Corporation Limited was founded in April 2005. Its headquarter is situated in Al Qibla Centre, Building, Africa Road, PO Box 8182, Al Amart, Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan. Bank of Khartoum holds 100% shares of this company. Canar Telecommunication Corporation Limited utilizes cutting edge technologies for example; Next Generation Network (NGN) and Wireless Loop (WLL). Canar provides services such as voice, data, internet, multimedia services, Fixed Line Telecommunication Company, Internet, Personal Services, Business Solutions, Wholesales and International Business. Canar also deployed an NGN base via the deployment of a state of the art 3500 km fibre network.
The MCC MNC code utilized in the Canar carrier from Sudan is 634 05. This code is made by the association of Mobile Country Code (MCC) and Mobile Network Code (MNC). The first three numbers showed the MCC and they are utilized to examine the area from which the carried comes. The last numbers of the HNI code show the MNC. The country code of Canar Sudan has been assigned + 249. This number + 249 is equal to the international calling code. Canar utilizes 0 GSM bands, 0 UMTS bands, and 0 and 1 CDMA bands.
Headquarters: Al Qibla Centre, Building, Africa Road, PO Box 8182, Al Amart, Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan, 8182
Phone Number: +249 15 555 0000
Carrier website: http://canar.sd/