Past Emergencies

ETC Activities: 

After 1.5 years of presence in West Africa in response to the Ebola crisis, the ET Cluster demobilised on 31 December 2015.

Country Profile: 

The main Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Guinea are MiriNet and


The main mobile operators in Guinea are MTN, Orange, Sotelgui Guinea, Intercell and Cellcom. In September 2010 the penetration rate was estimated at 31%.


Radio communication is Guinea is available in Conakry, Nzerekore, Kankan and Labe with full radio room operational 24/7.


The main power companies in Guinea are Enterprise Nationale d’Electricite de Guinea and Societe National d’Electricite.
Voltage in Guinea is 220-240 volts.
Plug types used in Guinea are: European CEE 7/16 Europlug, CEE 7/4 Schuko plug, CEE 7/5 Shuko plug.


The telecommunications regulatory authority in Guinea is the Regulatory Authority for Posts and Telecommunications (ARPT).

Early Warnings

Risk factors:
-rainy season, which makes field operations more difficult in Ebola affected communities and will likely bring additional diseases like malaria that have similar symptoms to Ebola.
- upcoming political elections (October 2015)

Related updates


27 September 2016


22 November 2015