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President George W. Bush
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For Immediate Release
January 15, 2004
Cell Phone Service Comes to Iraq
Iraq Fact of the Day
Improvements in telephone service are helping Iraq reintegrate into the international community and paving the way for the new economy. Today, mobile telephones are available in Iraq for the first time, and by April 2004, there could be more than half-million Iraqi cell phone subscribers. New technology is also making it possible for Iraq to establish its first emergency call network.
Source: Coalition Provisional Authority, Baghdad.