Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

September 4th to September 11th 2008

AFRICA:
Essar eyes telecom investment in Africa

BURKINO FASO:

Must try harder says Regulator

EGYPT:

Mobinil introduces 3G service
OT buys back 587,530 GDRs; in acquisition talks with Telekom Austria
Second fixed-line licence auction postponed again

ISRAEL:

HOT intends to stop YES-Bezeq deal
Mobile phone carriers to switch to IP Ethernet
Partner in talks with Bezeq International for Internet infrastructure sharing

KENYA:

KRA to charge excise duty on wireless services
Zain plans USD 372 million investment on network enhancement

LEBANON:

Lebanon to auction two state-owned telecom companies soon
MTC, Alfa to lower tariffs

LIBERIA:

LTA tells GSM operators how it is

MALAWI:

Zain involved in expansion and upgrade drive

MOZAMBIQUE:

mCel to issue bonds

NIGERIA:

Zain introduces new packages with reduces calling and SMS tariffs

OMAN:

Nawras launches new SMS and voice bundles
Omantel set to launch VoIP in November

SAUDI ARABIA:
Mobily launches WiMAX service for residential customers  

SIERRA LEONE:

Sierratel gets USD 30 million aid from Indian government
Zain migrates to new dialling code

SOUTH AFRICA:

iBurst adopts FTS’ billing system
ICASA to issue new infrastructure licences soon
Telecom firms sign MoU to develop 5.1Tb cable
Telkom receives offer of interest from Mike Adenuga

UGANDA:

MTN preparing for launch of money transfer service
Smile Communications wins Ugandan telecom licence

Publié dans Global Telecom News

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