Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

October 30th to November 6th 2008

ANGOLA:
ZTE takes over at Movicel

BAHRAIN:

TRA extends third mobile licence bid deadline

BURKINA FASO:

Union tells managers to go

EGYPT:

Etisalat Egypt strengthens foothold in corporate ISP segment
Mobinil posts improved profits
Orascom Telecom, Nokia collaborate to offer mobile services
Orascom to buy-back 2.3 percent shares

GAMBIA:

Gambia government gives 72-hour notice to Spectrum Group

GUINEA:
Telecoms boost from EBID

IRAQ:
Zain increases stake in Iraqi operation

ISRAEL:
RRsat acquires Bezeq’s satellite subsidiary

LEBANON:
Alfa inks USD 8 million contract for network expansion

MADAGASCAR:
Orange mobile Internet awaits cable boost

MOROCCO:
ANRT commences proceedings for awarding third GSM licence

NIGERIA:
Etisalat Nigeria offers free calls to attract subscribers
Federal government transfers 15 percent stake in NITEL to NigComSat
NITEL to repair SAT-3 cable soon

OMAN:
Omantel posts improved 3Q ’08 results

QATAR:
Indonesia restricts Qtel’s stake in Indosat to 65 percent
Qatar Airways selects Qtel for 15-year managed services deal

REUNION:
Unlimited Outremer offers killer package

SAUDI ARABIA:
Mobily completes Zajil acquisition
Mobily to sell 200 million shares

SENEGAL:
Senegal government to revoke Sentel’s licence

SOUTH AFRICA:
High court’s decision in Altech case upheld
Neotel, Vox Telecom sign enterprise services deal

SWAZILAND:
MTN receives 10-year licence extension

TOGO:
Togocel performance payments questioned

TURKEY:
Avea awaits MNP introduction
Competition Board starts investigation into Turkcell promotions
Turkcell vies stake in Datacom

UGANDA:
France Telecom acquires majority stake in HITS Telecom
Uganda Telecom inks NGN expansion deal with Huawei

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES:
du posts profits for the first time

Publié dans Global Telecom News

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