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Ethiopia’s sole telecom service provider seeks to reach 50 million clients

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Ethiopia's sole telecom service provider, Ethio-telecom, has disclosed its three-year strategic plan, which seeks to boost the company's competitiveness and efficiency by augmenting its...
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Uganda’s Telecom Giant Confirms the Arrest and Extradition of Employers

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MTN Uganda, one of the largest telecommunication companies in Uganda, on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of two of its senior employees by security operatives....
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IMANI-MoC: Response Reveals The Ugly Rotten Truth in Telecom

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​a. IMANI's First publication : ​ IMANI ALERT: Of Telecom Revenue Assurance and the Game of Musical Chairs by the Ministry of Communications b. Ministry's Response:...
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How we support investigation of telecom related security incidents – NCC

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By Martin Ekpeke The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has stated that though, it is not a security agency, it has always created an enabling environment...
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Telecom, bank stocks raise Kenya’s bourse turnover

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Equity turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) nearly doubled on Wednesday boosted by the trading of Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) and leading telecom...

Consumers Unhappy With Poor Telecom Services

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Telecom users are demanding improved service delivery from service providers at a time that competition in the industry is becoming keener.The consumers, some of...

Ghanaian Women in Telecom and ICT Industry Celebrated

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This International Women’s Day I want to celebrate the New faces of telecommunications’ players in Ghana – they are SMART, they are experiencing, and...

Namibia blocks calls to some countries due to fraud

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Telecom Namibia has temporarily blocked calls to a number of countries following massive fraud practices dubbed as phreaking that has cost companies 6 million...

Uche Ofodile Joins Facebook As Regional Head

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Senior Business leader and immediate past Chief Executive Officer of Tigo DRC, Uche Ofodile, has joined Facebook as the Regional Head, Africa for Express...

Airtel,tiGO in Talks for a Big Merger

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The country’s telecommunications sector is set to witness a major transformation as owners of two of the major players in the industry are set...

Fujian arrests 779 suspects in telecom fraud crackdown

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Police in Anxi County in east China's Fujian Province said Friday that they have arrested 779 telecom fraud suspects in a 100-day crackdown following...

GIFEC Outdoored Project to Outspread Telecom Services to Rural Areas

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The Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) has rolled out 54 Rural Telephony Project (RTP) sites to help extend the coverage of wireless...

WeChat calls beat telecom companies

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A woman makes a phone call in front of a WeChat QR code poster in Taiyuan, Shanxi province.   WeChat has eclipsed telecom carriers to...

Nairobi bourse trading rises on telecom, banking and energy shares

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Turnover at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose Thursday to 5.1 million U.S. dollars from 2.7 million dollars boosted by rise in trading of...
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China’s most-wanted telecom, Internet fraud suspects surrenders

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Tan Dunhui, 39, is accused of tricking a corporate accountant in Yangzhong, Jiangsu Province, into transferring 5 million yuan (773,500 U.S. dollars) into a...

Burkina Faso urges telecom companies to aid war against insecurity

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Compaore was speaking in Ouagadougou when he met with security chiefs and heads of mobile phone companies operating in the country such as TELMOB,...
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GSMA Launches Shanghai 2016 Mobile World Congress

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The GSMA today outlined the first details of the 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress Shanghai, including confirmed exhibitors and sponsors, as well as a...

Kenya plans to subsidize communication in rural areas

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Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) Director General Francis Wangusi told journalists in Nairobi that telecom operators shy away from providing the services in areas...

Telecom Sector to contribute to Nigeria’s GDP by 25 percent

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The current contribution being estimated at 10 percent implied achieving additional 15 percent over the next 10 years, Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman...

Liquid Telecom Kenya Guard Against El Ni?o

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Liquid Telecom Kenya CEO Ben Roberts (right) with his Rwanda counterpart Sam Nkusi. Liquid Telecom has completed a two-month project to protect its network from...

NPP Saved Ghana Telecom By Selling It ? Akufo-Addo

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The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has justified the decision by the erstwhile Kufuor-led administration to sell Ghana Telecom...
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Tigo users to enjoy 25 percent discount to Saudi Arabia

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Telecom company, Tigo Ghana has cut the price of international calls to Saudi Arabia by 25 percent for pre-paid and post-paid customers. The incredible...

ZRB Puts Telecom Companies Under Lock for Unsettled Taxes

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According to the Acting Manager, Registration and Tax Payment Department, Ms Safia Mzee, ZRB and three mobile companies namely Tigo, Airtel, and Vodacom, have...

Crystal Telecom Ltd Goes Into Rwanda Stock Exchange

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The Executive Director of the Rwanda Capital Market Robert Mathu is handing over the certificate to Jack Kayonga Chairman of Crystal Telecom Jack Kayonga, Chairman...

Players in the Telcom industry are heavily burdened

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Operators in the country?s telecommunications sector say they are constrained in spite of new investments they are making in the sector. Cynthia Lumor,Corporate Services Executive...

It Is Safe to be Around Telecom Masts – Minister

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A mast at Nyamirambo. The ICT minister has assured citizens that living near telecom masts does not pose a risk to their health.(File) The...

MTN establishes Telecom Innovation Fund at KNUST

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Ghana?s telecommunications giant, MTN, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to establish a...

Crystal Ventures selling its shares in Crystal Telecom

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Jack Kayonga, the chairman of Crystal Ventures, speaks during the Initial Public Offering launch at the Kigali Serena Hotel last week. (Timothy Kisambira) Why is...

4G LTE project of Rwanda takes Innovation Award

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In an awarding ceremony hosted by the Global Telecom Business Magazine, Rwanda?s 4G LTE project was recognised for innovation in business model (Public Private...

International Telecom Week to be held in Chicago

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MainOne, leading communications Services Company and operator of the premier Tier III Data Center in West Africa, MDX-I, will lead the African panel on...