Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

August 28th to September 4th 2008

AFRICA:
Sonus considers expansion in Africa

BURKINO FASO:

Atlantique bows out of Telecel

EGYPT:

MobiNil announces dividend of EGP 6 per share
Orascom Telecom posts fading profits
Telcos to meet to discuss interconnection rates

GUINEA:

Sotelgui to get new investor after TM exits

IRAN:

Iran licence attracts interest of leading telcos

ISRAEL:

Wataniya contracts Ericsson for Palestinian network infrastructure

KENYA:

France Telecom outlines annual investment of KES 7 billion for Telkom Kenya

KUWAIT:

Zain looks to get into the Loop

MALAWI:

Zain to invest MWK 13 billion

MALI:

Government shortlists 18 companies for Sotelma bidding

NAMIBIA:

Telecom, Cell One accuse MTC of exorbitant fees

NIGERIA:

Alheri to commence 3G services in December
Etisalat to commercially launch operations soon
Globacom partners with state governments for telecom provision

OMAN:

Six bidders shortlisted for second fixed-line licence

QATAR:

Qtel gears up for rapid expansion

SAUDI ARABIA:

Zain outlines investment of USD 1.5 billion in Saudi Arabia

SIERRA LEONE:

Sierratel wins 5 year extension in gateway contract

SOUTH AFRICA:

Altech to deploy new telecom network
MTN reports improved 1H ’08 results
Vodacom acquires Gateway for USD 700 million
Vodacom plans October ’08 launch of commercial WiMAX broadband services  

TURKEY:

Avea to bid for 3G licence
Turk Telekom bids for stake in Kyrgyztelecom
Turkcell acquires 80 percent stake in BeST

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:

du to develop Web portal for NGOs

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