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SMS on the wane? Let’s not go over-the-top. With the advent of smartphones, an interesting dynamic is playing out between SMS and OTT across the telecoms industry. In developed mar[...]
Powered by solar energy, the iCell® COMPAC delivers communications to rural communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. …deployment of the iCell® COMPAC takes advantage [...]
Morocco’s telecoms watchdog Agence Nationale de Reglementation de Telecom (ANRT) has announced its plans to launch an auction for 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile licences by th[...]
Burkina Faso Airtel Burkina Faso, the local mobile unit of Indian telecoms group Bharti Airtel, has announced the launch of HSPA+ technology, enabling customers to benefit from new[...]
Microsoft has reportedly launched phase two of its ‘4Afrika’ initiative in Tanzania, by partnering with local provider UhuruOne to deploy so-called ‘white space’ broadband technolo[...]
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has fined the country’s four GSM network operators a combined NGN54.8 million (USD343,000) for contravening the ‘Telephone Subscribers [...]
Smile Communications Tanzania has announced that its 4G LTE mobile broadband network now covers ‘most parts’ of the capital Dar es Salaam, and that the high speed 4G data service i[...]
Huawei has been selected as the smartphone partner for Microsoft’s 4Afrika Initiative, launching the first Windows phone that targets Africa. Telecommunications equipment pro[...]
In a filing to the French stock market regulator, Maroc Telecom has revealed that it plans to invest MAD10 billion (USD1.2 billion) to upgrade its broadband network. The telco, whi[...]
Gary B. Moore, President and Chief Operating Officer Rob Lloyd, President, Development and Sales Gary B. Moore and Rob Lloyd promoted to President Company Sharpens Focus on Custome[...]