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Posts Tagged ‘Huawei Technologies’

  • Vice President Dr Guy Scott at Matanda in Luapula Province (image: Huawei)

    Huawei connects rural Zambia

    April 22, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei connects rural Zambia

    Chinese communications equipment giant Huawei Technologies has launched the first of a series of 169 base stations that will connect rural communities in Zambia to the mobile phone network. The development will bring the latest mobile voice and data...

  • Ethio Telecom has reportedly signed a multi-million Dollar agreement with ZTE to rollout broadband services to the country. (image source: JMR_Photography)

    Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom lands $800 million ZTE deal

    August 20, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom lands $800 million ZTE deal

    Ethio Telecom, has secured an $800 million mobile network deal with Chinese telecommunications equipment and network solutions provider ZTE. The deal is half of a $1.6 billion project split with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. and is expected to lead to...

  • Malawi contracts Huawei for digital switch over

    June 10, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Malawi contracts Huawei for digital switch over

    Malawi News Agency reports that the country’s government has contracted Chinese technology firm Huawei Technologies to commission and install Malawi’s Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) equipment ahead of the planned switch from analogue to digital...

  • Globacom to start $750m network upgrade

    April 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Globacom to start $750m network upgrade

    Nigerian-based mobile operator Globacom has started an upgrading drive of its current network, and announced that they have signed a $750m contract with Chinese ICT solutions provider  Huawei Technologies. “It is our 10th anniversary and we have been...

  • Uganda orders investigation of Huawei’s fiber optic grid

    October 2, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The Ugandan government has ordered a probe into the national fibre optic project currently being developed by China’s Huawei Technologies in the country. According to New Vision in Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni has sent a letter to Prime Minister...

  • Zimbabwe’s NetOne to offer data roaming services

    August 31, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zimbabwe’s NetOne to offer data roaming services

    The Financial Gazette reports that Zimbabwean mobile network services operator, NetOne, has entered into an agreement with Belgian company Belgacom in order to roll out data roaming services. According to the report the expansion of roaming services by NetOne...

  • Uganda: Phase 2 Fibre Optic roll-out finalized

    October 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Uganda: Phase 2 Fibre Optic roll-out finalized

    Uganda, on Friday 7 October launched the second phase of it’s Internet backbone measuring 1,380 kilometers (855 miles), bringing the total length of fiber optics laid in the country so far to 1,548 km. According to Uganda’s online news service,...

  • Huawei Tech donates to Kenya

    August 19, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Huawei Tech donates to Kenya

    Information communications technology (ICT) provider  Huawei Technologies on Thursday donated Kshs 9,4 million to the Kenya Red Cross Society though the ‘Kenyans for Kenya’ initiative. The funds will be used to support urgent humanitarian relief efforts...