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  • Ethio Telecom launches electronic payment

    Ethio Telecom launches electronic payment services

    November 22, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethio Telecom launches electronic payment services

    Ethiopia’s sole telecommunication provider, Ethio Telecom has announced the launch of payment services for prepaid mobile recharging. The service allows customers to recharge their mobile airtime online. The new system has been made available to...

  • mobile security, mobile telecomms

    Opinion: Mobile Phones are Under Attack

    August 3, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, SecurityComments Off on Opinion: Mobile Phones are Under Attack

    Long-known but relatively obscure vulnerabilities in global mobile telecommunications systems are reaching a wider audience, including cybercriminals, who are always looking for new ways to intercept sensitive data and co-opt user authentication sessions...

  • Egypt’s Orascom shareholders approve capital hike

    April 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt’s Orascom shareholders approve capital hike

    Shareholders of Egypt’s telecom group Orascom Telecom (OT) approved on Thursday a split of the company and a capital increase. Analysts said the move was expected and should not hurt the company’s standing in the country and across the region. OT would...

  • Orascom may go to int’l arbitration over Algeria debacle

    April 15, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Orascom may go to int’l arbitration over Algeria debacle

    Egyptian telecommunications giant Orascom Telecom (OT) said on Thursday that it had little hope that Russia’s Vimpelcom would succeed in negotiations over a dispute with the Algerian government over the company’s Djezzy unit. According to CEO Naguib...

  • Egypt’s Orascom looks to invest in local sites

    April 7, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt’s Orascom looks to invest in local sites

    Egypt’s leading telecommunications company Orascom Telecom (OT) said in a press statement on Wednesday that it is looking to increase its investment in local enterprises, including content providers. Local Egyptian financial newspaper al-Mal reported that...

  • Uganda stops MTN from blocking calls

    March 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Uganda stops MTN from blocking calls

    Uganda has ended any visions MTN’s local unit had of blocking calls to competitor Uganda Telecom – owned by Libya – after the company last week had threatened to bar customers from phoning people with the other network. It comes as the row between MTN...

  • Egypt: Broadband optimism on the rise

    March 14, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Egypt’s broadband development could be key to revenue generation of the the country’s telecommunications sector, a new report published by Pyramid Research stated. It said that with the post-revolution atmosphere possibly bringing about a more stable...