Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

September 11th to September 18th 2008

AFRICA & MIDDLE EAST:
Google to provide Internet access to 3 billion users in developing nations

AFRICA:

FT to target African acquisition options

ANGOLA:

Unitel to acquire stake in Banco BPI unit

BAHRAIN:

Batelo first half round-up

EGYPT:

Etisalat Egypt selects Huawei for network expansion
Telecom Egypt seeks acquisition in MENA region

ETHIOPIA:

Janora, TIRET to set up mobile phone plant

GAMBIA:

Interconnection rates to drop

GHANA:

State to issue USD 300 million bond

ISRAEL:

Leumi offloads stake in Cellcom

KENYA:

Econet granted approval to offer 3G services
Econet to offer money transfer service
Safaricom launches new top-up solution

KUWAIT:

Zain chalks out large-scale growth plans

LIBYA:

ZTE, Huawei win Libyan contracts

MOZAMBIQUE:

mCel issues USD 10 million bonds

NIGERIA:

NITEL/Mtel workers appeal for payment of dues

QATAR:

Qtel posts improved 2Q, 1H’08 results
Vodafone-led consortium wins second fixed-line licence

SAUDI ARABIA:

Saudi Telecom plans international expansion

SOUTH AFRICA:

Telkom plans network maintenance outsourcing; provokes workers’ agitation

TOGO:

Sign-off for Togocel expansion

TURKEY:

Turkcell outlines expansion plans

UGANDA:

MTN launches high-speed Internet service
Ugandan telecom players discontent with spectrum allocation

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
Etisalat to seal Swan stake deal?

ZAMBIA:
Dora Siliya questioned over international gateway licence
Zambian Government to improve telecom infrastructure

ZIMBABWE:
Mobile phone carriers increase tariffs

Publié dans Global Telecom News

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