Dáil Éireann - Volume 472 - 04 December, 1996

Written Answers. - Mobile Telephone Licence.

157. Mr. Molloy asked the Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications the current position regarding the awarding of the second mobile telephone licence; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23513/96]

Minister for Transport, Energy and Communications (Mr. Dukes): The licence to become the second operation of GSM mobile telephony in Ireland was awarded to Esat Digifone on 16 May 1996.