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  • Ghana: AirtelTigo partners Huawei on $30 million network modernisation project

    AirtelTigo Ghana partners Huawei on $30 million network modernisation project

    June 24, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on AirtelTigo Ghana partners Huawei on $30 million network modernisation project

    Network provider, AirtelTigo, is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a $30 million project that’s aimed to provide a faster internet experience to customers. The project, which has been designed in phases, will commence in the greater Accra region in...

  • AirtelTigo partners Ericsson to consolidate and upgrade its network in Ghana

    AirtelTigo partners Ericsson to consolidate and upgrade its network in Ghana

    May 19, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on AirtelTigo partners Ericsson to consolidate and upgrade its network in Ghana

    Telecom operator, AirtelTigo Ghana has partnered with Ericsson to consolidate and upgrade its network infrastructure. The partnership will enable AirtelTigo to unify its network assets between former Tigo and Airtel and provide customers with fast internet...

  • Driving customer choice with open access networks

    July 17, 2017 • GeneralComments Off on Driving customer choice with open access networks

    Creating competition in the buoyant Internet service provider (ISP) space plays a crucial role in driving customer choice. Consumers can go anywhere to get their home or business connected, but the costs are still very much dependent on whether their service...

  • Rwanda LTE

    Kenya: Nokia to modernise Safaricom network infrastructure

    January 21, 2015 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Nokia to modernise Safaricom network infrastructure

    In a public statement, Kenyan operator Safaricom has revealed that it has selected Nokia Networks as one of its partners to modernise and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure. In addition to this, Nokia will also assist Safaricom to launch the first...

  • ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    June 29, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on ITNewsAfrica’s top ten stories of the week

    Although telecommunication companies and mobile service providers across Africa continue to keep the momentum going, this week really belongs to social networks and online media in terms of news – fuelled by ongoing speculation surrounding the health and...

  • Burundi to get first national backbone network

    September 21, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Burundi to get first national backbone network

    ZTE Corporation, a publicly listed global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions signed an agreement on 20 September 2011 with Burundi Backbone Systems Company (Burundi BBS) to build Burundi’s first national backbone network....

  • LION2 undersea cable lands in Kenya

    September 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on LION2 undersea cable lands in Kenya

    Kenya will soon be hooked to its fourth undersea fibre-optic cable following the laying of the France Telecom-funded Lower Indian Ocean Network 2 (LION2), The Standard reported online. The ship laying the LION2 arrived in Mombasa, Kenya on 30 August 2011,...

  • Egypt’s Mobinil, Telecom Egypt still in talks

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s Mobinil, Telecom Egypt still in talks

    Egypt’s largest mobile operator Mobinil is yet to finalise an agreement with Telecom Egypt over the costs of the company’s wholesale services. Mobinil is looking to bolster its services in the country and has repeatedly said the agreement would help spur...

  • Over 65 Nigerian telecom companies shut down

    June 9, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Over 65 Nigerian telecom companies shut down

    ABOUT 65 Nigerian telcos have closed shop in recent times due to the prevailing harsh business environment in the country. President of the Association of Telecom Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Titi Omo-Ettu, says the Nigerian government and international...

  • Bharti, Huawei sign network expansion deal

    June 7, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    INDIAN telecoms giant, Bharti Airtel, has contracted Huawei, a telecoms network solutions provider, to modernise and expand its 2G and 3G network infrastructure in Africa. Huawei will, under the terms of the agreement, design, plan, modernise and expand...

  • South Africa: Cell C upgrades network

    May 19, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: Cell C upgrades network

    Mobile operator Cell C is modernizing its radio network to keep pace with growth in mobile data traffic and increasing smart device usage. Cell C has awarded the upgrade contract to Nokia Siemens Networks to enhance its radio access and backbone network, in...

  • Gateway partners with Helios Towers on Nigerian network rollout

    May 19, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gateway partners with Helios Towers on Nigerian network rollout

    African infrastructure sharing, co-location and managed services provider, Helios Towers Nigeria (HTN) has signed a 120-site co-location deal with Gateway Business Nigeria, a pan African telecommunications service provider, for a nationwide network roll out...