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Cablegate: Mtn Nigeria Communications Limited

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UNCLAS LAGOS 002137

SIPDIS

USDOC FOR 532/OEA/MCORSEY/OTHEOCHARIDES/EROSENKRANZ
USDOC FOR 3131 FCS/OIO/DAN HARRIS

STATE FOR EB/ESP

U.S. CUSTOMS HQ FOR STRATEGIC INVESTIGATIONS

PARIS FOR CUSTOMS ATTACHE

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: BEXP ETRD ETTC NI
SUBJECT: MTN NIGERIA COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED

REF: USDOC 04523

1. PER REQUEST IN REFTEL PLC D328568 FOR ULTIMATE
CONSIGNEE MTN NIGERIA COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED, VICTORIA
ISLAND, LAGOS, NIGERIA WAS CONDUCTED BY COMMERCIAL OFFICER
MCINERNEY.

2. APPLICATION NUMBER D328568

3. INTERVIEW CONDUCTED WITH OLADAMOYE OYESIKU, MTN GENERAL
MANAGER NETWORK PLANNING DIVISION AND JOHN UNTERHORST,
GENERAL MANAGER NETWORK DEVELOPMENT.

4. ON-SITE CHECK WAS COMPLETED ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19,
2004.

5. MTN CONFIRMED THAT AN ORDER WAS PLACED WITH
SYMMETRICOM, SAN JOSE, CA. FOR EQUIPMENT INDICATED IN
REFTEL. THIS EQUIPMENT WILL ENABLE MTN TO BUILD THEIR OWN
TELECOMMUNICATION TRANSMISSION NETWORK NATIONWIDE. LETTER
OF ASSURANCE FROM MTN ON INTENDED USE OF THE EQUIPMENT WILL
BE SENT AS ATTACHMENT TO AN EMAIL.
6. MTN PROVIDED COPY OF PURCHASE ORDER 22135 TO
SYMMETRICOM, SAN JOSE, CA.. NO DISCREPANCIES FOUND.

(USFCS:MCINERNEY)

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