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Posts Tagged ‘towers’

  • Tanzania: funds fiasco hampering rural connectivity

    September 5, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tanzania: funds fiasco hampering rural connectivity

    Tanzania’s Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology is seeking to raise more than $148-million to connect over 200 villages located in rural areas by constructing new telecommunications towers across the country.  Local media have reported that...

  • Mast, tower users urged to adhere to usage directive – Nigeria

    August 13, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Mast, tower users urged to adhere to usage directive – Nigeria

    Nigeria’s Daily Trust reports that local telecom operators, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and other operators that make use of masts, towers and base stations for service delivery have been urged to adhere to state directives regulating the...

  • Helios Towers Africa appoints new COO

    May 11, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on Helios Towers Africa appoints new COO

    Helios Towers Africa a leading, independent, telecoms towers company in Africa, has announced the appointment of Kevin Koch as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Koch, 42, joins HTA from Millicom International Cellular S.A., a leading mobile operator in 13 markets...

  • Warid Telecom sells 400 towers

    March 19, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Warid Telecom sells 400 towers

    African tower company Eaton Towers, today announced they are in the process of expanding their investment in Uganda. According to a statement released by the company, Eaton Towers are set to acquire 400 towers from Warid Telecom Uganda. This comes on the back...

  • Nigeria’s Globacom gets sanctioned

    June 9, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria’s Globacom gets sanctioned

    THE Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Nigeria’s telecom industry regulator has sanctioned Globacom Limited, the second national carrier, to the tune of N5 million ($35,000) for contravening its direction on ban of sales of fully activated new sim...