Past Emergencies

Inactive
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: 
Internet

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

Phone/Mobile

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

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

Power

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.

Regulations

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

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22 November 2015