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Egypt mobile subscribers predicted to reach 57 mil

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt mobile subscribers predicted to reach 57 mil

According to predictions by research and Markets, there will be an estimated 73 mobile phone subscribers per 100 people by 2010, the total number of subscribers reaching 57.3 million...

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Tough Competition for Safaricom

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on Tough Competition for Safaricom

Competition in Kenya’s mobile phone market could cut Safaricom’s market share by almost 25 percent in the next 3-4 years...

SME’s benefit from Mobile technology

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SME’s benefit from Mobile technology

Small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s) are among the businesses that gain the most by embracing mobile technologies to become more alert and efficient...

Ghana:CPP offers substitute to Vodafone deal.

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on Ghana:CPP offers substitute to Vodafone deal.

The Convention People’s Party (CPP) offered Vodafone a better alternative framework which will save the struggling Ghana Telecom Company...

KDN’s Fiber termination point in Mombasa

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on KDN’s Fiber termination point in Mombasa

Kenya Data Networks (KDN) has once again established its position as a leading player in East Africa’s technology sector with a 7 billion Kenyan shilling fiber termination point in Mombasa...

Egypt- Africa’s leading Internet market

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt- Africa’s leading Internet market

Egypt has become of the leading Internet markets in Africa in terms of users, international bandwidth and services offered. The country is connected by several international submarine fibre optic cables together with a national fibre backbone infrastructure...

Senegal’s modern & expensive telecom infrastructure.

August 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Senegal’s modern & expensive telecom infrastructure.

Senegal has developed one of Africa’s most modern and expensive Telecommunication infrastructures. Senegal was one of the first African countries to introduce ADSL, which was soon replaced with dial-up as an Internet method...

Zain’s no roaming costs

August 5, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zain’s no roaming costs

Cellular network Zain, formally know as Celtel, hope to gain a commercial advantage over rivals such as MTN and Vodacom, after extending its One Network scheme across Africa and the Middle East and eliminating high roaming fees...

Kenya: Kibaki calls for lower calling charges

August 5, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya: Kibaki calls for lower calling charges

At the official launch of Zain (formerly Celtel) Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki voiced his stand on the reduction of calling charges...

Vodacom angers Telecom sector

August 5, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom angers Telecom sector

Vodacom’s sale of 6.25 percent of its shares to Black investors has angered many in the telecom sector...

TeleMasters to start paying out quarterly dividends

August 4, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on TeleMasters to start paying out quarterly dividends

Specialist tele-management and Business Communication Strategy player, TeleMasters, is the first company on the Alternative Exchange to start paying quarterly dividends to shareholders...

Clickatell provides SMS service for Beijing games

August 4, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Clickatell provides SMS service for Beijing games

Redwood City, US: August 4, 2008 – Clickatell, leading provider of global mobile messaging solutions, today announced that CNN International is trusting Clickatell to bring mobile SMS coverage of this month’s Beijing Olympic Games to fans around the world...

Celtel Nigeria is now Zain

August 4, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Celtel Nigeria is now Zain

Celtel Nigeria Limited has undergone another name change. It is now to be known as Zain Nigeria Limited. This re-branding is expected to take effect in 14 countries across Africa. These include Burkina Faso, Chad, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic...

Network distribution alliance ushers in new product for market

August 1, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Network distribution alliance ushers in new product for market

SMC Networks South Africa, in conjunction with its distribution partner Drive Control Corporation (DCC), has confirmed the arrival of a new batch of next generation networking solutions to meet the ever increasing requirements in the market...

Networks Unlimited keeps on growing!

July 31, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Networks Unlimited keeps on growing!

Networks Unlimited, a Sub-Saharan distributor of IT Security and Networking Solutions based in South Africa today announced the company’s growth over the past three years has been a staggering 68%, 47% and a phenomenal 101% respectively!...

Rwanda: 7 companies named in bid for 3rd fixed line license

July 30, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rwanda: 7 companies named in bid for 3rd fixed line license

The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA), which is responsible for ensuring a fair and transparent bidding process, named only seven companies who had officially bought into the bid for a 3rd fixed license...