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Metfone and Mineski Global ink milestone agreement on development of eSports

Publication date 13 August 2022 | 10:30 | ICT

Metfone and Mineski Global signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the development of e-sports in Cambodia on August 12, in the first and largest collaboration of its kind ever in the Kingdom.



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