Category Archives: Telecom

Telecom Argentina designa a Carlos Moltini como Presidente del Directorio

Carlos Moltini fue designado Presidente del Directorio de Telecom Argentina en reemplazo de Alejandro Urricelqui. Tal como se reportó en un informe presentado ante la Comisión Nacional de Valores (CNV), Urricelqui presentó su renuncia al puesto el 15 de mayo pasado, por motivos de índole personal.  Pese a su renuncia, Urricelqui seguirá ligado al Directorio [...]

Carlos Moltini is appointed as new Chairman at Telecom Argentina Board of Directors

Carlos Moltini was appointed as new Chairman of the Board of Directors of Telecom Argentina to replace Alejandro Urricelqui. As reported in a report filed with the National Securities Commission (CNV), Urricelqui gave his position up last May 15th, for personal reasons. Despite his decision, Urricelqui will continue to be linked to the company’s Board [...]

Ethiopian Communications Authority provided two new telecom licenses

The Ethiopian Communications Authority has issued two new telecom operator licences, in order to break the state monopoly. The issuing of licences will open up one of the worlds last major closed telecoms markets in the country of around 110 million. The sector liberalisation process is continuing amid the COVID-19 crisis which shows the governments [...]

Africell secures mobile operator license in Angola

The Angolan government has granted Lebanese owned Africell the mobile operator license in the country. Africell is already operating in four African countries Gambia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone and Uganda. Angola’s mobile phone market, with almost 14 million users, is currently controlled by two privately held companies — Unitel and Movicel. A third [...]

StarzPlay partners with Zain to increase subscriptions in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq

StarzPlay has collaborated with Zain, the mobile communications and data services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), to give even easier payment options for existing and would-be subscribers. StarzPlay will boost customer acquisition through Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) integration, having agreements with Zain in three countries  Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Iraq. This also [...]

Vodacom partners with Loon to extend 4G coverage in Mozambique

Mobile operator Vodacom will use Alphabets Loon balloon-carried base stations to extend its coverage in Mozambique. The balloons will be 20km above the ground in the provinces of Cabo Delgado and Niassa, in the north of the country close to the border with Tanzania. Loons CEO, Alastair Westgarth declared, We view this as the first [...]

Seacom introduced fibre service ‘WonderNet’ in SA

Seacom rolled out its fibre service, WonderNet which will offer a new level of customer experience in the home fibre market. WonderNet offers a range of packages starting from 10Mbps through to 1Gbps. All packages contain a standard Wi-Fi enabled router, without upfront costs and which can be purchased on a month-to-month option. There is [...]

Personal extiende su oferta de internet por FTTH en Paraguay

La telco Personal anunció la expansión de su oferta de internet vía FTTH en las ciudades paraguayas de Ñemby, Luque, San Lorenzo y Villa Elisa. Según reportó oficialmente el diario La Nación de Paraguay, los interesados de las ciudades mencionadas pueden acceder a la oferta de internet de Personal desde los GYC 100.000 (USD 15), [...]

Personal extends its internet via FTTH offer in Paraguay

The telco Personal announced the expansion of its internet offer via FTTH in Paraguayan cities like Ñemby, Luque, San Lorenzo and Villa Elisa. As officially reported by the Paraguayan newspaper La Nacion, those interested in the previous mentioned cities can access Personal’s internet offer from GYC 100,000 (USD 15), which grants 50 MB. Our commitment [...]

MTN Zambia partners with universities for free access to e-learning platforms

MTN Zambia, along with Copperbelt, Mulungushi and the University of Zambia, have partnered together to offer free access to various e-learning platforms for students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Bart Hofker, Chief Executive Officer, MTN Zambia, said, and I quote, As the Covid-19 pandemic lingers and affects the lives of people, MTN Zambia will do [...]