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In Brief: Mobile use set to double

In Brief: Mobile use set to double

The Managing

Director of Mobitel, Jeffrey Noble, predicts the number of mobile users

will double to cover half of the 14 million population by the end of

2011, he said Wednesday at a signing ceremony in Phnom Penh in which

the company received a US$100 million loan from the International

Finance Corporation (IFC). Mobitel Chairman Kith Meng said expanding

network coverage would help improve the lives of people living in rural

areas. IFC Country Manager Sin Foong Wong said the loan would help

stimulate telecoms development.

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