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    Maroc Telecom reveals major investment plan for West Africa

    March 13, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    According to a report by Telegeography.com, Maroc Telecom is planning to invest MAD 1.6 billion (USD 162.49 million) in its newly acquired West African operations over the next five years, after securing an ‘interest-free four-year loan. According to the...

  • Abdeslam Ahizoune, Président du Conseil d'administration, Maroc Telecom

    Maroc Telecom sees sales growth improve to 4.3% in Q3

    October 27, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Maroc Telecom sees sales growth improve to 4.3% in Q3

    Maroc Telecom Group has seen a 4.3 percent increase in its third-quarter revenue to MAD 7.3 billion, which has been anchored by strong growth in international activities and a return to growth in Morocco. According to Telecompaper, the home market benefited...

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    Moroccan telecom regulator opening ADSL market

    June 24, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Moroccan telecom regulator opening ADSL market

    Moroccan telecom regulator, ANRT, has decided to open up the ADSL market within the country of Morocco in North Africa. While this move will ultimately allow telecom service providers to establish a formidable position within the country, it does however...

  • Etisalat announced that it has signed a $4.36 billion deal in order to acquire Vivendi SA's stake in  Maroc Telecom (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Etisalat signs $4-billion deal for Maroc Telecom

    April 29, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Etisalat signs $4-billion deal for Maroc Telecom

    Middle-Eastern mobile telecommunications provider Etisalat has signed a $4.36 billion deal in order to acquire Vivendi SA’s stake in Moroccan mobile service provider Maroc Telecom. The deal was signed with 17 banks to fund its acquisition. According to...

  • Etisalat (Image source: Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority)

    Etisalat acquires Morocco’s Maroc Telecom

    November 6, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Etisalat acquires Morocco’s Maroc Telecom

    Technology company Vivendi announced that they have concluded talks with Etisalat of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an all-cash deal, which would see it acquire a 53% stake in Maroc Telecom. The deal is reportedly worth $5.6-billion. “Morocco Telecom...

  • Maroc Telecom announces massive broadband investment

    January 21, 2013 • Top StoriesComments (1)

      Morocco is seeing a massive boost in broadband Internet efforts as Maroc Telecom, an established telecom operator in the North African country, announced a MAD 10.1 billion  upgrade to the current network in the country. The announcement was made in...

  • Technology moving Morocco forward

    September 13, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Technology moving Morocco forward

    The North African country of Morocco has a population of over 32 million and, according to a report by the country’s national telecom regulator ANRT ((Agence National de Réglementation des Télécommunications), last year the country experienced a 113.57%...

  • Top Ten largest telecoms companies in Africa

    August 21, 2012 • ListsComments (7)

    Telecommunications is one of the fastest growing industries on the continent, with many companies looking to either enter or expand on African soil. IT News Africa compiled a list of the ten biggest telecommunications companies based on turnover at the end of...

  • Morocco boasts 36.5 million mobile users

    January 30, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Morocco boasts 36.5 million mobile users

    Mobile users in Morocco continued their upward push through 2011, with the number of subscribers rising 14.29 percent to 36.55 million. According to a report from the country’s national telecom regulator ANRT (Agence National de Réglementation des...

  • Maroc Telecom deploys fiber cable to Spain

    January 11, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Maroc Telecom deploys fiber cable to Spain

    Moroccan mobile operator Maroc Telecom announced on Tuesday that it has begun deployment of an international high speed fiber optic cable between the North African country and Spain. The French Vivendi Universal Group company also added that the new cable...

  • Morocco to sell 7% of Maroc Telecom

    August 3, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Morocco to sell 7% of Maroc Telecom

    The Moroccan government is looking to sell seven percent of its stake in Maroc Telecom on the country’s stock market, the finance ministry said in a press statement on Wednesday. The Moroccan government currently holds a 30 percent stake in the biggest...

  • Maroc Telecom revises 2011 outlook

    July 27, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Maroc Telecom revises 2011 outlook

    Maroc Telecom has revised its revenue outlook downward for 2011 due to a drop in call prices, Reuters reported Tuesday. Revenues for the first half of 2011, declined 15.32 billion dirhams, or $1.94-billion, translating to a 0.8% drop from the same period last...

  • Maroc Telecom profits down in first quarter

    May 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Maroc Telecom profits down in first quarter

    Morocco’s leading telecommunications company Maroc Telecom reported over the weekend that its revenues from the first quarter rose by just over one percent from the previous year, reaching MAD 7.5 billion (US$950 million). However, the company also said...

  • Morocco’s Wana wins telecom ruling

    March 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Morocco’s Wana wins telecom ruling

    Morocco’s telecommunications regulator has ruled in favor of fixed and mobile operator Wana in a case that dates back to June 2010 against the company’s rivals Maroc Telecom and Medi Telecom. According to the ruling, Maroc Telecom and Medi Telecom were...

  • Few opportunities for Etisalat in Morocco

    October 4, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Few opportunities for Etisalat in Morocco

    Etisalat sees fewer investement opportunities for the Telco giant after its bid for Morocco’s Meditel did not come to fruition. According to TMCnet.com, Etisalat had said it was interested in acquiring a stake in Meditel, Morocco’s second-biggest...

  • Maroc Telecom launches mobile commerce service

    April 12, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Maroc Telecom launches mobile commerce service

    Maroc Telecom, the major wireless and fixed line telecom operator in Morocco, today announced the launch of mobile service Mobi Cash, in partnership with Comviva, a provider of mobile solutions beyond ...