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Posts Tagged ‘Base Stations’

  • Zambia’s Zamtel adding 3G base stations

    January 22, 2013 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Zambia’s Zamtel adding 3G base stations

    Zambia’s only landline phone operator Zamtel has announced that it will roll out over 400 new 3G base stations across the country in 2013 in an effort to grow its user base.  According to the company, the new stations will help double the company’s one...

  • Zambia’s Zamtel Mobile adds more base stations

    December 7, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zambia’s Zamtel Mobile adds more base stations

    Zambia’s Zamtel Mobile is aiming to build more mobile communication base stations in the country, with the plan to boost their coverage with at least 700 base stations by the end of 2012. The drive to add more base stations is part of the second phase of a...

  • Nokia Siemens believes in the power of Nigeria

    July 12, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia Siemens believes in the power of Nigeria

    Nokia Siemens Networks has praised Nigeria for its successful 10-year GSM roll-out. Nokia Siemens sees Nigeria as one of the fastest emerging and strategic markets in the world. “Nigeria has the largest population in Africa and is quite advanced in terms...

  • SA’s Vodacom users recover from network outage

    July 1, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SA’s Vodacom users recover from network outage

    Vodacom subscribers in South Africa were affected by a network outage for the entire day, on Thursday 30 June 2011. The cause of the outage, which affected subscribers in selected spots across the country, was a multiple failure of transmission system...

  • Data services to push base station modernisation in Africa

    June 10, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Data services to push base station modernisation in Africa

    “The surge in mobile data and broadband traffic is somewhat of a double-edged sword,” says Aingharan Kanagaratnam, Head of Engagement Practice: Mobile Broadband at Ericsson. “While it finally hails the sufficient uptake of mobile broadband, the ‘Smart...