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Auditor report highlights need for regulatory reform and Sierratel’s weaknesses
TeleGeography’s free daily email summary of the world’s top telecom news stories.
Africa  2019  SierraLeone  misc  corruption  scandal 
8 days ago by stevesong
MTN acquires selected assets of Goldkey - Graphic Online
As part of its network expansion plan, Scancom Plc, (MTN Ghana) has confirmed the acquisition of what it described as “the individually identifiable and selected assets of Goldkey Limited including its spectrum in 2600 MHz band”.
Ghana  Africa  2019  MTN  GoldKey  spectrum  misc  2600MHz 
25 days ago by stevesong
Connecting Africa - Airtel's African Turnaround
Airtel also cut operating expenses (opex); between 2014 and 2018, Airtel cut its Africa opex by 40%, slashing around $1.5 billion off its cost line.
Airtel  Africa  2019  misc 
6 weeks ago by stevesong
Helios to Build 1,000 Towers in South Africa 5G Networks Push - Bloomberg
Helios Towers Plc wants to build 1,000 telecommunication towers in South Africa in the next three years as it tries to capitalize on rapid growth in mobile services and shape up for an initial public offering.
SouthAfrica  Helios  2019  Africa  towers  misc 
7 weeks ago by stevesong
Mauritania: Telecom regulator relaunches public tender for 2G/3G/4G licences - Ecofin Agency
On February 11, 2019, Mauritania’s telecom regulator (Autorité de régulation de Mauritanie-ARE) relaunched the public tender for 2G/3G/4G
mauritania  mauritanie  Africa  2019  misc 
8 weeks ago by stevesong
Kisumu turns to WhatsApp for better services - Business Daily
Kisumu is testing an interactive WhatsApp platform that allows residents to get information promptly.
Kenya  2019  zerorating  Africa  misc 
12 weeks ago by stevesong
Uganda to force telcos to list 30% of shares
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Africa  Uganda  2019  shareholding  misc 
12 weeks ago by stevesong
Telkom to launch balloon-powered Internet next year - Business Daily
Google’s affiliate company Loon and telecommunications firm Telkom have secured approvals to launch balloon-powered Internet on Telkom’s network next
Africa  Kenya  2018  google  loon  telkom  misc 
november 2018 by stevesong
Rwandan operator KTRN to slash 4G prices
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Rwanda  Africa  2018  WOAN  misc  pricing 
october 2018 by stevesong
Airtel disconnects million subscribers | Malawi 24 - Malawi news
Airtel Malawi has switched off a million subscribers who are yet to register in the SIM card registration exercise. This follows the company’s failure to
Africa  2018  Malawi  KYC  simcard  registration  misc 
october 2018 by stevesong
Somalia enacts new telecoms law
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Somalia  Africa  2017  misc  regulation  regulator  law 
october 2017 by stevesong
Telecom Namibia expands WiMAX network to rural locations
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Namibia  WiMAX  Africa  2017  misc 
april 2017 by stevesong

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