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Posts Tagged ‘Burkina Faso’

  • Google has rolled out an update to its Google Play Movies & TV app (image: Google)

    Google snubs South Africa with Movies & TV update

    March 18, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Google snubs South Africa with Movies & TV update

    Search giant Google has rolled out an update to its Google Play Movies & TV app. This recent update includes support for over 40 new countries – including Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal and Zambia....

  • Manoj Kohli, MD & CEO of Bharti Airtel (International) (image: PRAKASH SINGH/AFP)

    Bharti banking on bigger Airtel Money rollout

    October 2, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Bharti banking on bigger Airtel Money rollout

    Telecommunications services provider Bharti Airtel has entered into a partnership with Ecobank Transnational Incorporated to deliver Airtel Money across nine African countries where Airtel also has operations. The agreement will enable millions of Airtel and...

  • Helmut Reisinger, senior vice president, Orange Business Services Europe, Russia & CIS. (Image source: Orange)

    West Africa, Russian mining companies opt for Orange

    September 27, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on West Africa, Russian mining companies opt for Orange

    Orange Business Services is providing secure satellite VPN services to improve communication between the Russian headquarters of Nordgold and the company’s Lefa mine in Guinea and the Bissa and Taparko mines in Burkina Faso in West Africa. Nordgold has six...

  • Airtel launches first 3.75 G service in Burkina Faso

    May 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel launches first 3.75 G service in Burkina Faso

    Bharti Airtel, a telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, yesterday took a significant step towards building the largest 3G network across Africa by announcing the launch of its 3G mobile platform in Burkina...

  • Burkina Faso regulator fines Airtel

    February 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Burkina Faso regulator fines Airtel

    Autorité de Régulation des Communications Électroniques et des Postes (ARCEP), Burkina Faso’s local telecoms regulator, has fined Airtel’s Burkina Faso subsidiary. Airtel failed to meet set service quality standards. Opposition operators,...

  • Google Maps arrives for six African countries

    September 8, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Google Maps arrives for six African countries

    Google has announced that they rolled out their popular Google Maps service for 40 new countries, of which six are on the African soil. “Our efforts to start putting Africa on the map kicked off in 2009 when we launched Google Maps for Kenya, followed by...

  • Alvarion gets Burkina Faso WiMAX contract

    March 10, 2009 • Hardware, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Alvarion gets Burkina Faso WiMAX contract

    Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Posts and Information Communication Technology has chosen Alvarion Ltd. as service provider for the country’s first 802.16e WiMAX implementation, according to a company press release...