Category Archives: Telecom

Telkom matches LTE post-paid and pre-paid prices

Telkom is matching the pre-paid and post-paid prices for its LTE Smart Broadband Wireless products, to add value for its prepaid subscribers. The LTE data bundles are available to both the new pre-paid customers and the existing Telkom contract subscribers. Attila Vitai, CEO of Telkom Consumer said, We know that some consumers face entry barriers [...]

Etisalat Nigeria soon to be known as 9 Mobile

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved Etisalat Nigerias name change to 9mobile. The new name was adopted after a management meeting of the telecom company last week. Etisalat Nigeria was near collapse after it failed to pay back a $1.2 billion loan it received from 13 banks, back in 2013 which was followed by [...]

Six operators fined in Tanzania for violating SIM registration rules

The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority fined 6 telecom operators for violating subscriber registration rules. The violations include operators registering SIM cards with unauthorised identity cards or without taking photos of subscribers as well as registering subscribers whose identification details could not be traced back to the database. According to TCRA, the telecoms were charged with [...]

Altice compra Media Capital, dona da TVI

O Grupo Altice fechou acordo com a espanhola Prisa para comprar por 440 milhões (R$ 1.600 milhões) a Media Capital, dona da emissora portuguesa TVI. A compra ainda está sujeita à aprovação por parte das autoridades de concorrência. De acordo com uma nota da Altice enviada à Lusa, a compra da Media Capital faz parte da [...]

Sudatel Telecom Group Joins GSMAs Humanitarian Connectivity Charter

The telecommunication group has announced that it joined 112 mobile operators across 77 countries which are committed to the GSMAs Humanitarian Connectivity Charter.  The Charter, since it was launched in 2015, brings the telecom industrys actors together to share best practices and experience of providing connectivity during wars, famine and natural disasters. The Charter is [...]

SKY Mexico to offer triple play

Mexican DTH operator SKY (Televisa) will start offering telephony and Internet services in September in Mexico City and Toluca, SKYs General Manager, Alexandre Penna, said in a conference with analysts. Penna said they are working on this project, despite the obstacles they faced to access the infrastructure of Telmex (America Movil), El Universal reported. “We [...]

SKY México ofrecerá triple play

El operador DTH SKY México (Televisa) comenzará a ofrecer telefonía e Internet a partir de septiembre en la Ciudad de México y Toluca, según dijo en una conferencia con analistas el director general, Alexandre Penna. El directivo afirmó que están trabajando en este proyecto pese a las trabas que enfrentaron para acceder a la infraestructura [...]

Etisalat Group exits Nigeria

The telecommunication group Etisalat has terminated its management agreement with Nigerian arm and allowed the business time to phase out the brands name in Nigeria.  Last week, the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) interposed to help Etisalat Nigeria from collapsing after talks with its consortium of 13 local lenders [...]

Cablevisión and Telecom to merge, target quad-play

Cablevisión and Telecom Argentina announced a plan to merge their corporate and operational structures in order to become the leading convergent telecommunications provider and participate in the opening of the sector, which pursuant to the regulatory framework in force, is scheduled to begin as of January 2018. The board of directors of both Companies have [...]

Cablevisión y Telecom anuncian su fusión para avanzar al cuádruple play

Cablevisión y Telecom Argentina anunciaron un plan para fusionar sus estructuras societarias y operacionales con el fin de convertirse en el principal proveedor convergente de telecomunicaciones, de cara a la apertura del mercado, prevista para enero de 2018. Los directorios de ambas compañías aprobaron el Compromiso Previo de Fusión. El acuerdo prevé una fusión por absorción [...]