Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

October 2nd to October 9th 2008

AFRICA:
African centre for Nokia
Emerging markets key to base station shipments
GSMA promotes renewable energy for base stations
GTV gains USD 35 million investment
Soulco to operate SEC’s business in East Africa

ANGOLA:

Expansion for provincial network
Ministry gets new focus

BOTSWANA:

Benefits to flow from fiber ring

BURKINA FASO:

Regulator requires re-registration

CAMEROON:

New tune for Orange
WiMAX expansion for Airtel 

COTE D'IVOIRE:

MTN acquires Arobase Telecom and Afnet

EGYPT:

Orascom Telecom, Telekom Austria merger talks continue

ISRAEL:

Alcatel-Lucent deploys MCM solution for Pelephone
NetVision-HOT deal faces Antitrust Authority’s opposition
Partner gears up for increased competition

KENYA:

Kenya to scrap foreign telecom investment law to boost FDI
Airspan to provide WiMAX infrastructure to OneCom

NIGERIA:

MTN renews consulting contract with BT Telconsult
Nigerian Senate to investigate NGN 75 billion loan to Transcorp

QATAR:

Qtel contracts NSN for new mobile TV technology

RWANDA:

Four firms shortlisted for Rwanda's third GSM licence auction
Kinyarwanda phones from A-Link
Korea Telecom signs USD 40 million deal to build fibre-optic network

SENEGAL:

Fixed lines contines to fall: ARTP

SOUTH AFRICA:

Altech acquires 10 percent stake in TEAMS
MTN introduces mobile TV service
Telkom deploys 3G network

TANZANIA:

ICT facilities paid for by Koreans

TURKEY:

3G auction postponed till December

UGANDA:

UCC cancels MultiChoice, Yo Uganda licenses
UTL speeds up network expansion investment

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:

Etisalat restructures pricing of IP-based offerings 

ZIMBABWE:

Mobile phone tariffs increase again

Publié dans Global Telecom News

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