Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

September 18th to September 25th 2008

BAHRAIN:
Telcos to submit bids by 13 November 2008

BENIN:

Libercom thwarts Glo expansion

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO:

MTN Group to acquire Congo’s Supercell Sprl

EGYPT:

Orascom Telecom buys back 243,000 GDRs; receives offer for share purchase from Sawiris family

IRAQ:

Etisalat in talks with Iraqi carrier for entry in the country’s telecom sector

ISRAEL:

Yaakov Bantai steps down as Tadiran’s CEO

KENYA:

Telkom Kenya launches mobile services

KUWAIT:

Zain closes USD 4.5 billion capital hike offer

MALAWI:

MTL outlines USD 64 million investment for network upgrade
Zain Malawi targets nationwide coverage

MALI:

Maroc enters final round for Sotelma

MIDDLE EAST:

BT to invest USD 50 million in the Middle East

MOZAMBIQUE:

Portugal Telecom plans to strengthen foothold in Mozambique

NIGERIA:

NCC lifts MTN, Zain’s promotional ban
Russians come calling on Nitel
Transcorp warned to improve Mtel operations

QATAR:

Number porting from the start says regulator
Qtel expects to increase Indosat stake by 24 percent

SAUDI ARABIA:

Zain inks roaming agreement with du

SOUTH AFRICA:

Ivy Matsepe-Casaburri appeals against high court’s decision
MTN vies African markets for investment
Telkom faces workers unions’ wrath again
Telkom, Mvelaphanda merger talks on hold; Vodafone deal still under discussion

TANZANIA:

Ruling on Vodacom’s appeal to be made soon
Zain launches new promotional offer

TURKEY:

3G licenses auction to be held in six months

UGANDA:

HITs Telecom receives UCC’s warning for launch of services

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:

Etisalat gets entry in Indian telecom market

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