Orange launches in Sierra Leone.

Orange launches in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invetsed US$33M in its network.

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Etisalat Misr, Ericsson sign Egypt network deal

Etisalat Misr, Ericsson sign Egypt network deal

Four-year contract comes days after mobile operator marked the launch of 4G services in the North African country.

Egypt rakes in over US$1bn through 4G licenses

Egypt rakes in over US$1bn through 4G licenses

ICT ministry says cash injection from four telcos granted 4G licenses will be transferred to state treasury.

Egypt's ICT Minister hails precarious 4G licensing process

Egypt's ICT Minister hails precarious 4G licensing process

Yasser ElKady has pointed to a now complete but controversial 4G licensing procedure as a notable achievement by his country's ICT ministry.

Will global tripartite ICT agreement pay off for Egypt?

Will global tripartite ICT agreement pay off for Egypt?

Inaugural steering committee meeting underway in Cyprus, attended by representatives from Egypt, Cyprus and Greece.

Egypt salvages sale of 4G licenses

Egypt salvages sale of 4G licenses

Vodafone Egypt, Etisalat Misr and Orange Egypt have now signed agreements to operate fourth generation mobile networks in Egypt.

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa will offer technological expertise according to newly signed tripartite agreement overseen by Egypt's ICT Minister.

Egypt 4G licensing process in limbo.

Egypt 4G licensing process in limbo

Telecoms regulator is now weighing its options after mobile operators failed to apply for 4G licences.

Orange commits to funding Egypt's tech startups

Orange commits to funding Egypt's tech startups

Minister's visit to France ended with a commitment by French telco to transform Egyptian startup ideas into reality while creating sustainable business models.

Telecom Egypt secures 4G License for US$806m.

Telecom Egypt secures 4G License for US$806m

Agreement with national regulator for operation of 4G network has now been signed.

Vodafone Egypt lands multi-million dollar virtualisation deal

Vodafone Egypt in multi-million dollar virtualisation deal

Mobile operator will use the alliance to advance its move towards Network Function Virtualisation.

Orange replaces Mobinil in Egypt.

Orange replaces Mobinil in Egypt

North African country the latest subsidiary to adopt brand.