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Posts Tagged ‘Guinea’

  • Samsung donates 3000 smartphones in fight against Ebola

    October 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Samsung Electronics South Africa has revealed that the company will donate 3000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million (ZAR10,9 million) to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. The smartphones to be donated through the United Nations Office for the...

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    Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

    September 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

    Huawei has announced a five-year managed services contract with MTN Group. According to the deal, Huawei will provide managed services for MTN in six countries, including Ghana, Cameroon, Guinea and Benin. The company has stated that the contract covers a...

  • West Africa, Russian mining companies opt for Orange

    September 27, 2013 • Mining & Energy, 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...

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    MTN secures 3G license for Guinea

    August 30, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN secures 3G license for Guinea

    South African mobile operator MTN announced that it has secured a license to provide 3G mobile data services to the African nation of Guinea by signing a Convention de Concession de Licences with telecoms regulator L’Autorite de Regulation des Postes et...

  • MTN Guinea to launch data, payment services

    February 13, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Guinea to launch data, payment services

    Amid growing interest in mobile technology and infrastructure in Guinea, mobile services operator MTN Guinea has announced plans to roll out data and payment services in March. The company’s CEO Phumzile Joshua Phike has confirmed that the telecom...

  • Africa’s ACE undersea cable now operational

    December 21, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s ACE undersea cable now operational

    France Telecom-Orange and the other members of the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) consortium announced in a ceremony held today in Banjul, The Gambia, that the ACE submarine cable is now operational for the first phase linking France and Sao Tomé &...

  • Guinea’s ETI chooses Alvarion’s 4Motion for expansion

    November 28, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Guinea’s ETI chooses Alvarion’s 4Motion for expansion

    Guinea’s Conakry ISP ETI has chosen Alvarion’s 4Motion 802.16e platform as part of the service provider’s broadband network expanstion from the capital in order to cover the entirety of the country. It said the new platform will assist Conakry in...

  • Guinea, MTN payment wrangle resolved

    May 13, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Guinea, MTN payment wrangle resolved

    The R97 million row between South Africa’s mobile operator, MTN and the government of Guinea has finally been resolved, an official confirmed to ITNewsAfrica.com. Responding to written questions, MTN Group Communications Manager, Rich Mkhondo, said the...

  • Gateway expands presence in Guinea and Senegal

    April 22, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Gateway expands presence in Guinea and Senegal

    Pan-African wholesale connectivity and telecommunications provider Gateway Communications has increased its presence in West Africa by signing new deals in Guinea and Senegal. Gateway agreed to support two mobile operators and an Internet Service Providers...