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Airtel Purchases Tigo Rwanda As It Strengthens Africa Venture

Airtel Purchases Tigo Rwanda As It Strengthens Africa Venture 0

🕔10:43, 30.Dec 2017

In a move seen as an exit strategy out of its African business and a consolidation for Airtel, Regional telco Tigo has sold its Rwandan business to Airtel, which is its third of such sale this year. Bharti has announced

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Globacom positions as Nigeria’s largest telecoms operator

Globacom positions as Nigeria’s largest telecoms operator 0

🕔14:24, 28.Dec 2017

After the bidding process that would eventually provide a fresh investor for 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat, Nigeria’s $70 billion telecommunications industry is ready to behold a major acquisition on or before December 31. The sale of 9mobile was after regulators saved

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Nigeria’s active telecoms subscribers reach 141m in October – NCC

Nigeria’s active telecoms subscribers reach 141m in October – NCC 0

🕔16:06, 25.Dec 2017

A record of 140,766,653 active subscribers of the telecommunication networks in October as against 139,905,213 in September has been made by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was revealed by the telecommunications regulatory agency in its Monthly Subscriber/Operator Data. Active

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Over 22,000 accused for internet, telecom fraud in China

Over 22,000 accused for internet, telecom fraud in China 0

🕔18:36, 22.Dec 2017

Over twenty two thousand (22,000) people have been charged by Chinese prosecutors nationwide for property violations through Internet or telecommunication all over China in the first nine months. A call has been made by a Supreme People’s Procuratorate (SPP) investigation

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South African Government given until 2019 to transform telecommunications

South African Government given until 2019 to transform telecommunications 0

🕔22:03, 20.Dec 2017

The African National Congress (ANC) conference has given South African government until June 2019 to complete the movement from analogue to digital broadcast technology. The initial deadline, which was June 2015, has already been missed by the government, as determined

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Short codes, USSD, set for harmonization in telecoms industry by NCC

Short codes, USSD, set for harmonization in telecoms industry by NCC 0

🕔18:58, 18.Dec 2017

The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is set to harmonise all short codes and USSD in use in Nigerian telecommunication industry. At a stakeholder’s forum organised by the NCC at the Digital Bridge Institute, Lagos, which drew stakeholders in the industry

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SK Telecom’s fronthaul technology embraced as 5G standard in Korea

SK Telecom’s fronthaul technology embraced as 5G standard in Korea 0

🕔21:18, 15.Dec 2017

SK Telecom’s fronthaul technology has been adopted as a Korean national standard. This newly developed 5G network technology was adopted by the Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA) at its annual conference in Seoul. According to the operator, small and mid-sized equipment

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Maroc Telecom Awarded ‘Best African Operator’

Maroc Telecom Awarded ‘Best African Operator’ 0

🕔17:01, 13.Dec 2017

Maroc Telecom has been awarded the “Best African Operator”, received at Telecoms Review Excellence Awards 2017 held in Dubai last week. This is the latest move Maroc Telecom is taking to enlarge its market in Africa. Having 56 million customers,

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$70bn Telecoms Investment on Growth Course – NCC

$70bn Telecoms Investment on Growth Course – NCC 0

🕔16:04, 11.Dec 2017

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is increasing efforts on releasing new and re-farming existing spectrum bands in the country and a quick growth is ready to be observed in the nation’s existing $70 billion investment in its telecoms industry. According to

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Digital Transformation in Africa

Digital Transformation in Africa 0

🕔16:23, 3.Dec 2017

Africa leads the world in mobile adoption, which continues to offer the biggest cross-sectoral economic opportunities. Mobile  payment  networks,  pioneered in East Africa, opened the wired, global economy to poor, unbanked city and rural dwellers. Companies such as Novartis are

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