OTH Announces Planned Resumption of Trading of OTH Shares

Cairo, January 19, 2012: Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“OTH”) announced today that following receipt of approvals from the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority and the Egyptian Stock Exchange (“EGX”), the current suspension of trading on the EGX affecting its ordinary shares shall be lifted on Sunday, January 22, 2012, and that trading in the ordinary shares of the company that has been newly-demerged from OTH – Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding S.A.E. (“OTMT”) – will also commence on the EGX on the same day.