Orange, Airtel gain ground on Safaricom in Kenya

January 21, 2015 11:05 am1 comment
Orange mobile, Kenya

NAIROBI – AIRTEL and Orange, Kenya’s second and third largest mobile networks, have made the most of Safaricom’s slide to gain market shares over the last quarter. Figures from the Communications Authority of Kenya (CAK) show that Airtel’s market share increased from 15,7 percent to 16,5 per cent while Orange […]

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Zimbabwe telco waits for funding from China

10:34 am1 comment
NetOne

HARARE – TELONE, Zimbabwe’s third largest mobile network operator, is yet to receive a US$98 million from China, a setback that has stalled its network expansion exercise. TelOne spokesperson, Melody Mbira Harry, confirmed the network was yet to receive any funding pointing out negotiations were still in progress. “The discussions […]

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Ghana analogue-digital migration suffers setback

January 20, 2015 1:14 pm1 comment
China Exim Bank

ACCRA – GHANA has cancelled the licence for a Chinese company tasked to ensure the migration from analogue to digital broadcasting following fears of missing the deadline. The government had earlier contracted Star Communications Network Technology to provide the installation of Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) Network ahead of International Telecommunications […]

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