Africa & Middle East Telecom weekly news

Publié le par Hamdouni Mohamed

December 25th to January 1st 2009

AFRICA:
Zain to introduce mobile money transfer service via One Network

ANGOLA:
Angola announces launch of telecom satellite in January 2009

BAHRAIN:
Batelco extends reach of NGN Network
SIM cards registration deadline extended
TRA updates roaming rules for carriers

BURKINA FASO:
Discounted Onatel shares for nationals

COTE D'IVOIRE:
MTN mobile TV trialled

GHANA:
Mobile telecom players to introduce Telecoms Chamber shortly

IRAQ:
Zain, Asiacell penalised for poor service quality

ISRAEL:
012 Smile.Communication to launch USD 10 million share repurchase program
Partner Communications launches Internet and landline telephony services
Positive Partner stablised

KENYA:
TEAMS’ board clarifies rumours regarding project ownership

KUWAIT:
Zain introduces voice SMS service

MALAWI:
TNM gears-up for GPRS

MOZAMBIQUE:
PT to participate in third mobile licence auction

NIGERIA:
NCC warns carriers to maintain service quality
New satellite gateway to offer services in Nigeria
Phase3 signs network contract with ECOWAS

OMAN:
Omantel stake sale proceedings stopped

PALESTINE:
Jawwal simplifies roaming charges

QATAR:
Qtel gets approval to acquire majority stake in Indosat
Qtel to enhance network capacity
Qtel, Reliance Globalcom enter into strategic partnership

RWANDA:
RwandaTel runs out of 3G handsets

SAUDI ARABIA:
Atheeb to float IPO in January 2009
Mobily reduces call rates to Palestine

TANZANIA:
Mobile phone SIM cards to be registered by end-2009

ZAMBIA:
Zamtel plans USD 105 million investment for network upgrade

ZIMBABWE:
Forex bill settlement offered by Econet

Publié dans Global Telecom News

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