Telecom Egypt expects mobile licence in March or April

CAIRO, March 12 Wed Mar 12, 2014 4:22am EDT

CAIRO, March 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's landline monopoly Telecom Egypt said it expects a newly formed government to grant it a licence to provide mobile services this month or the next, the company's chief executive said on Wednesday.

Chief Executive Mohamed el-Nawawy expects the licence to be issued in March or April, he told Reuters after the company announced 2013 results. (Reporting by Yasmine Saleh; Editing by David Goodman)