Latest Telecoms News about Algeria

VimpelCom Sells 51% Stake in Algeria's Djezzy to Settle Long Running Dispute

  VimpelCom has finally settled the long running dispute over the ownership of the Algerian mobile network it acquired when it bought from Naguib Sawiris's Orascom Telecom in 2010 in a US$6 billion deal....

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Ooredoo Launches 3G Services in Algeria

  Ooredoo says that it has launched its 3G network in Algeria this week, just hours after it was granted a 3G license by the regulator....

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Orascom Telecom Algerie Awarded 3G Operator License

  Global Telecom Holding says that its Algerian subsidiary Orascom Telecom Algerie (OTA) has been awarded one of the three provisional 3G licenses offered in Algeria....

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Djezzy Discovers IT Problem Overstated its Customer Base by 1.4 Million

  Algeria's Djezzy has an IT problem that has been over counting its customer base -- by 1.4 million customers....

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Algerian Telecom Market Set to Become More Competitive as 3G is Introduced

  Algeria is set to become more competitive as 3G is introduced in 2013 and expected regulatory changes allow number portability and local loop unbundling,...

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Algerian Government Unhappy with Cost of Buying 51% Stake in Local Mobile Network

  The Algerian government is seeking a fresh valuation on the local mobile network, Djezzy before it agrees to buy a 51% stake in the company....

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Naguib Sawiris Launches $5 Billion Lawsuit Against Algerian Government

  Egypt's Naguib Sawiris is launch of a US$5 billion claim against the Algerian government for damages to Weather Investments' stake in Orascom Telecom Algérie (Djezzy)...

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Demand for Broadband Set to Drive Algerian Telecom Market

  The mobile telephony segment in Algeria is reaching maturity. Mobile subscriber growth rates are projected to slow down even as mobile penetration rate was expected to reach 100 per cent by the first quarter of 2012....

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Huawei and ZTE Accused of Bribery in Algeria

  Huawei and ZTE have been banned from tendering for state contracts in Algeria for two years and been fined by a local court after being found guilty of bribing executives at the state owned telecoms network, Algerie Telecom....

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Orascom Telecom Loses Appeal Over $1.3 Billion Fine

  Orascom Telecom has lost its appeal against a US$1.3 billion fine imposed by the Algerian Courts, although the jail sentences against a senior director was overturned....

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