TELECOMS

NCC gives operators to Jan 2015 to design consumer compensation

NCC gives operators to Jan 2015 to design consumer compensation

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has set up a committee to look into how consumers could be compensated directly by service providers for the depletion of their air time due to poor quality of services (QoS). Read More

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Airtel Kenya formally introduces the new Chairman of the Board Airtel Kenya formally introduces the new Chairman of the Board Airtel has formally introduced the new Chairman of the Board to management and staff of Airtel ...
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Vodacom Business Nigeria expands to Ibadan, KanoVodacom Business Nigeria expands to Ibadan, Kano Vodacom Business Nigeria has announced the opening of new offices in Ibadan and Kano as part ...
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Glo gets govt recognition for investment, job creationGlo gets govt recognition for investment, job creation Nigeria’s national operator, Globacom has been listed as one of the top One Hundred Firms ...
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Tuesday 25 Nov

Airtel Rwanda partners with TechWomen on mentorship

RWANDA
Airtel Rwanda has kicked off a two-week mentorship programme in partnership with TechWomen Rwanda, an organisation that aims to encourage more women in Rwanda to take on careers in the fields of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathematics.»
Tuesday 25 Nov

Orange Business Services appoints new Vice President, Africa

Orange Business Services, the Orange branch dedicated to B2B services, has announced the appointment of Giorgio Heiman as Vice President of Africa, effective this month. »
Tuesday 25 Nov

Kenya govt gives go-ahead for security network

KENYA
The Government of Kenya has signed a landmark agreement with Safaricom for the roll out of a first-of-its-kind National Surveillance, Communication and Control System.»
Tuesday 25 Nov

American Tower Corporation, Bharti Airtel in Nigerian tower sale agreement

NIGERIA
American Tower Corporation and Bharti Airtel Limited have entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of over 4,800 of Airtel’s communications towers in Nigeria. »
Tuesday 25 Nov

Econet-Ericsson in new network deal

ZIMBABWE
Ericsson has announced that it has been selected as the sole supplier by Zimbabwe's largest provider of telecommunications services, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, for the company’s Core network upgrade programme.»
Monday 24 Nov

AccessKenya in Kes 300m fibre investment

KENYA
AccessKenya Group has completed the rollout of its metropolitan fibre network in key target areas around Nairobi and its environs.»
Saturday 22 Nov

TNM courts trouble with investment prospects in ISP

MALAWI
TNM, one of Malawi's two mobile telecommunication services providers, has courted trouble with its announcement of plans to invest in the provision of ‘generic’ Internet Service Provider (ISP) operations.»
Saturday 22 Nov

Tigo deploys overhead fibre in Ghana

GHANA
Tigo Ghana has embarked on an overhead fibre project in some parts of the country in a bid to reduce damage to its cables.»
Friday 21 Nov

Bharti Airtel appoints Dr. Titus Naikuni as Chairman, Airtel Kenya

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Dr. Titus Naikuni as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airtel Kenya.»
Friday 21 Nov

NCC descends on Lagos firm

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has descended on Owntel Communications for allegedly offering telecommunications services for which it was not licensed.»
Thursday 20 Nov

BTCL wraps up nationwide employee road shows

BOTSWANA
As part of the overarching awareness activities ahead of the much-anticipated Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL), the company has successfully completed a nationwide employee road show.»
Thursday 20 Nov

Gabon Telecom striking employees threaten disruption

GABON
Gabon Telecom employees who have been on strike since last week over pay increases, bonuses and housing allowances, are now threatening to disrupt the company operations.»
Thursday 20 Nov

How service quality can improve: NCC

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s NCC says quality of service problems are caused by too much traffic on networks, and operators have been urged to keep expanding their capacity. »
Wednesday 19 Nov

Mobile subscriptions in Africa near billion mark

Mobile subscriptions in Africa passed 880 million in Q3 of 2014 with a 77 percent mobile penetration, says Ericsson’s latest Mobility Report.»
Wednesday 19 Nov

Apple commends Glo on iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus launch

NIGERIA
The creative management of the launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Nigeria by Globacom has earned commendation from Apple, manufacturer of high end smartphones.»
Tuesday 18 Nov

Africell DRC’s free calls delight users despite lack of interconnection

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Despite its lack of interconnection, Africell’s low rates make it a popular choice for DRC subscribers.»

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