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Huawei starts building 169 base stations in Zambia

Huawei starts building 169 base stations in Zambia

Chinese telecommunications giant kicks off project, which is expected to completed by October.

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Kenya’s fixed line phone market continues downward slide

Kenya’s fixed line phone market continues downward slide

Number of connections fall again, says the Communications Commission of Kenya.

Kenyan mobile market records sluggish growth

Kenyan mobile market records sluggish growth

Total number of connections only grow by 0.02%, says the Communications Commission of Kenya.

IHS secures further $130mn for African expansion

IHS secures further $130mn for African expansion

Mobile tower company on a drive to expand its network across the continent.

Telecoms

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WhatsApp a threat to telcos, says Zimbabwe’s NetOne

WhatsApp a threat to telcos, says Zimbabwe’s NetOne

09 April 2014

Managing director of the company, Reward Kangai, talks of the ‘over-the-top’ threat.

Huawei starts building 169 base stations in Zambia

Huawei starts building 169 base stations in Zambia

18 April 2014

Chinese telecommunications giant kicks off project, which is expected to completed by October.

Telecom Egypt announces dividend on back of $425mn profit

Telecom Egypt announces dividend on back of $425mn profit

10 April 2014

Fixed line monopoly operator offers lower dividend than last year, despite higher profits.

Mobile

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Lenovo smartphones finally arrive in Nigeria

Lenovo smartphones finally arrive in Nigeria

04 April 2014

After months of talk, shipments of the Chinese computer maker’s phones have arrived in Africa.

MTN, PriceCheck partner on mobile app

MTN, PriceCheck partner on mobile app

27 March 2014

Plans are underway to introduce a local version of the app in other markets.

Networks

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Growth for Kenya’s high-speed internet market

Growth for Kenya’s high-speed internet market

17 April 2014

Broadband and fibre user numbers increase on the back of stronger demand.

MultiChoice looks to expand African DTT services

MultiChoice looks to expand African DTT services

10 April 2014

African pay-TV operator signs on Intelsat to grow its digital terrestrial television footprint.

Zimbabwe allocates LTE spectrum for operators

Zimbabwe allocates LTE spectrum for operators

09 April 2014

Local regulator says that frequencies have already been issued to the likes of Econet.

Company News

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Call Centers are Facing Increased Pressure to Reduce Costs

Call Centers are Facing Increased Pressure to Reduce Costs

15 April 2014

There are 5 top touch points in this discussion, ranging from actual correct equipment selection, to the life-span of said equipment and the ‘treatment' that it ultimately receives at the hands of age...

Unipresalud Upgrades to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

Unipresalud Upgrades to BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

14 April 2014

BlackBerry Limited announced today that Unipresalud has upgraded to BlackBerry's Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) solution.