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    Tanzanian authorities set to move on Mobile Number Portability

    December 17, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tanzanian authorities set to move on Mobile Number Portability

    From Dar es Salaam, The Tanzania Communication Regulatory Authority (TCRA) is reported to be upbeat about plans to introduce Mobile Number Portability (MNP) into the country. Regional media have said that TCRA Director General Professor John Nkoma affirmed...

  • Etisalat reduces BIS charges by 50%

    June 13, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Etisalat reduces BIS charges by 50%

    Mobile operators Etisalat and MTN have reduced their charges for their Blackberry Internet Service (BIS) offering by 50 per cent in Nigeria. The decision was made shortly after Mobile Number Portability (MNP) came into effect in the country. “Etisalat had...

  • Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    April 23, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria gets mobile number portability

    Nigerian mobile phone users will for the first time be able to port their mobile phone numbers to a different network without losing their current number. Nigeria’s mobile phone market has been at the receiving end of constant complaints about Quality of...

  • Airtel Nigeria declares readiness for MNP

    April 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria declares readiness for MNP

    Telecommunications Services provider Airtel Nigeria has declared its readiness to absorb the influx of requests from consumers who wish to port to its network as the long anticipated Mobile Number Portability (MNP) for GSM operators in Nigeria finally takes...

  • Airtel Nigeria signals intent to compete in MNP

    March 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria signals intent to compete in MNP

    Telecommunications Services Provider, Airtel Nigeria has unveiled a new campaign to signal its readiness for Mobile Number Portability (MNP). Speaking at a press conference to unveil the new campaign in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director...

  • Nigeria: Telecommunications regulator steps in with new MNP conditions

    February 22, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    In Nigeria, telecommunication authorities have announced a new set of conditions for Mobile Number Portability (MNP).   The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) said that “subscribers who apply to port their numbers will be required to swap...

  • Nigeria’s regulator to start MNP trials

    December 5, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria’s regulator to start MNP trials

    Nigeria’s regulator the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced on Wednesday that it will begin testing on Mobile Number Portability (MNP) before the end of the year. The move is expected to empower customers and force telecommunication operators...

  • Tigo mobile Ghana launches 3.5G

    July 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tigo mobile Ghana launches 3.5G

    Millicom Ghana Limited, operators of the Tigo mobile network, has launched its 3.5G Internet broadband service in order to offer a fast Internet service. The new 3.5G Internet facility has the capacity to provide data services at a faster speed and ensure a...

  • Porting Access Kenya gagged by high court

    May 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Porting Access Kenya gagged by high court

    The High Court of Kenya has put a gag order on Porting Access Kenya Limited, prohibiting it from accusing Safaricom of sabotaging the implementation of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) or making statement against Safaricom in regard to Mannie The orders...

  • MNP raising serious doubts in Kenya

    March 25, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MNP raising serious doubts in Kenya

    Next week, Kenya is expected to launch Mobile Number Portability (MNP), however analysts are concerned that the service may not be as effective as it should be and could leave customers frustrated. Safaricom said in a statement on Thursday that the testing on...

  • Kenyan operators combine efforts

    December 21, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenyan operators combine efforts

    FOUR mobile operators in Kenya have signed an agreement that will allow subscribers to switch without losing their phone numbers, but they will have to wait until April 1, 2011, for operators to make available the service. The four mobile-phone operators that...

  • Kenya appoints firm to manage number portability

    May 6, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya appoints firm to manage number portability

    Kenya’s telecoms industry regulator has decided on Netherlands-based firm, Porting Access BV, to manage the rollout of mobile number portability (MPN) in the country, as from July 2010. According to The Communications Commission of Kenya director-general,...

  • Kenya gets mobile number portability from July

    April 12, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

    Kenya’s industry regulator, Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK), will implement mobile number portability from July, saying this would improve consumer choice and lower prices in the country...