Nigeria secures US$6m satellite deal.Nigeria secures
US$6m satellite bid

15-year deal for Belarus' in-orbit testing.

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Thursday, May 05th

Telecoms

Lower tariffs, consumer choice could hurt Zimbabwe's Econet.

Lower tariffs, consumer choice could hurt Zimbabwe's Econet

Analysts predict lower revenue for Econet and cite a change in consumer preference in telecommunications as a key reason.

Etisalat's Zain deal a game-changer for Sudan's telecoms.

Etisalat's Zain deal a game-changer for Sudan's telecoms

Deal awaits regulatory approval, however purchase agreement is as good as completed, according to an industry analyst.

New telco Orange Ivory Coast established.

New telco Orange Ivory Coast established

Merger deal with govt sees French telecommunications Group secure majority stake in new venture.

SAP sets up in Morocco.

SAP sets up in Morocco

Newly established office represents company's further commitment to Francophone Africa region.

Zambia: MNOs fighting for market share.

Zambia: MNOs fighting for market share

Competition for data customers increases as mobile device adoption spikes.

Nigeria's plan to broaden broadband.

Nigeria's plan to broaden broadband

Tax waiver on imported telecoms infrastructure, satellite resources being considered.

'MTN's fine should not exceed its annual profit'.

'MTN's fine should not exceed its annual profit'

Telco representative body comes out in defense of MTN Nigeria.

Zamtel no longer govt responsibility.

Zamtel no longer govt responsibility

Government hands ailing tech firm over to local development arm to operate.

VimpelCom Zimbabwe deal stalls.

VimpelCom Zimbabwe deal stalls

Industry insiders claim more stringent financial regulation is blocking release of funds.

Orange completes Tigo DRC acquisition.

Orange completes Tigo DRC acquisition

French telecommunications firm confirms acquisition 100% complete.

Helios Towers Tanzania secures US$95-million funding.

Helios Towers Tanzania secures US$95-million funding

Telecommunications firm will use facility to fund expansion across East African country.