Millicom also gave details of the other two partners. Axian Group is present in infrastructure and services in countries located in the Indian Ocean and Africa, including telecommunications through Telma, Tom, TRM and Telco OI. The group belongs to the Hiridjee family, which comes from Madagascar with Indo-Pakistani background.
Teyliom is a diversified investment holding group focused on West and Central Africa and controlled by Yérim Sow, a Senegalese businessman who is its sole shareholder. His Teyliom Telecom owns 7% of MTN’s operation in Côte d’Ivoire. The company runs call centres in west Africa for European companies.