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Posts Tagged ‘mobinil’

  • Pan African Towers signs $20 million infrastructural investment deal

    Eaton Towers plans $350m expansion in Egypt

    May 6, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Eaton Towers plans $350m expansion in Egypt

    In an effort to boost its expansion across Africa, starting with Egypt, telecommunications tower company Eaton Towers announced it has raised some $350 million in that effort. The move will allow the company to push out its towers in order to deliver better...

  • Egypt readies to set price for fourth mobile license

    February 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt readies to set price for fourth mobile license

    Egypt is officially gearing up for a new mobile phone operator’s license, nearly two years after it had expected the fourth license to go through. State-run landline operator Telecom Egypt has shown the most interest and believes it will be awarded the new...

  • Mobinil opens up shares to meet ownership regulations

    February 6, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobinil opens up shares to meet ownership regulations

    In compliance with the Cairo Stock Exchange’s new regulations on ownership requirements, Egyptian mobile phone operator Mobinil is to sell a larger stake in the company to a local enterprise, the company reported to local media.   CEO Yves Gauthier...

  • Egypt’s Mobinil hopes for profitable 2013

    November 9, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s Mobinil hopes for profitable 2013

    Egypt’s leading telecom operator Mobinil has said that it hopes to begin to be profitable again next year, following a tumultuous two years since a popular uprising ousted former President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011. The company made this...

  • Egypt’s telecom sector making massive revenue strides

    October 4, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    Concerns over the future of Egypt’s telecom industry have been thwarted by recent company statements confirming that their revenue is growing dramatically. After nearly two years of political turmoil in the country, the telecom sector is rebounding with...

  • France Telecom sells Ugandan tower network

    March 16, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on France Telecom sells Ugandan tower network

    France Telecom (FT) Orange Uganda, yesterday announced the sale of their wireless tower network in Uganda to Eaton Towers. FT expanded their African footprint in recent months by purchasing majority shares in Egypt’s Mobinil and other subsidiaries such as...

  • France Telecom confirms Mobinil stake increase

    February 14, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on France Telecom confirms Mobinil stake increase

    France Telecom will increase its ownership of leading Egyptian telecommunications giant Mobinil, both companies announced earlier on Monday. The deal comes after several weeks of discussion with Orascom surrounding the Egyptian telecommunications...

  • France Telecom to increase Mobinil ownership

    February 13, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Egypt’s Orascom Telecom Media and Technology said board members are negotiating the future of Egyptian telecommunication giant, Mobinil, with France Telecom. France Telecom is set to increase their stake in the Egyptian company. Naguib Sawiris, Orascom...

  • Egypt’s Naguib Sawiris trial suspended

    January 18, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s Naguib Sawiris trial suspended

    The trial for Egypt’s telecom tycoon and liberal political leader Naguib Sawiris has been postponed until 11 February  because the billionaire failed to appear in court on Saturday. Sawiris faces contempt of religion charges after he tweeted a cartoon of...

  • Egyptian activists call for boycott of mobile service providers

    January 11, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egyptian activists call for boycott of mobile service providers

    Egyptian online activists have started a campaign asking others to boycott mobile service providers. The call to action is to coincide with the one-year anniversary of cutting off mobile phone services for three days beginning on 28 January during the...

  • Egypt’s telecom tycoon Sawiris to face trial

    January 10, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s telecom tycoon Sawiris to face trial

    Egypt’s telecom tycoon and liberal political leader Naguib Sawiris is to face trial on contempt of religion charges, Islamist lawyer Mahmoud Ismail – who brought the charges, said on Monday. Sawiris sparked local outcries last summer when he tweeted...

  • Egypt to prosecute Mobinil employees

    January 10, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt to prosecute Mobinil employees

    The Egyptian government has charged four Mobinil employees to court for serving the interests of Israel, the country’s top prosecutor’s office said on Monday. Mobinil is the largest telecom operator in Egypt. The move comes as tension between Egypt and...

  • Egypt court blocks Orascom split ruling

    September 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt court blocks Orascom split ruling

    An Egyptian court has ruled that shareholders from Orascom Telecom will be forced to wait until December 17 2011 to have a verdict delivered on their attempts to prevent a split within the company. The company was scheduled to be broken up after it was bought...

  • Orascom Telecom reports second quarter loss

    August 13, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Orascom Telecom reports second quarter loss

    Egypt’s Orascom Telecom, the parent company of the second largest mobile operator Mobinil, reported a net loss of $58.5 million for the second quarter, despite an upsurge in the short-term revenues. Orascom Telecom was purchased by Russia’s Vimpelcom in...

  • Egypt’s Mobinil taps into data services

    August 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt’s Mobinil taps into data services

    Mobinil, Egyptian mobile service provider is planning to expand its data services to make up half its revenue by 2013. In addition, Mobinil is planning to switch its focus from market share to boosting revenue per user. “We have reached a level with...

  • Egyptian operators told to stop poaching

    August 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egyptian operators told to stop poaching

    Egypt’s National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority has called on Vodafone Egypt and Etisalat Egypt to end its advertising campaigns aimed at attracting Mobinil customers to change their phone numbers and join their networks. NTRA advisor Mahmoud...