Latest Telecoms News about Burkina Faso

MTN and Airtel Offer Cross Network Mobile Money Transfers

  MTN Group and Bharti Airtel have announced a cross-border remittance partnership that seeks to remove the hassles of transferring money between Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso...

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Burkina Faso Clamps Down on Unregistered SIM Cards

  The telecoms regulator in the West African country of Burkina Faso is to clamp down on the sales of unregistered SIM cards by retailers in the country....

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Alvarion to Provide Wi-Fi to Telecel in Burkina Faso

  Alvarion has announced that its Wavion subsidiary is supplying base stations for a Wi-Fi service in Burkina Faso on behalf of the local mobile network operator, Telecel....

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Teligent Awarded Messaging Platform Upgrade in Burkina Faso

  Teligent Telecom says that it has secured a EUR 1 million contract to substantially extend the network messaging capacity for Telmob, a mobile network operator in Burkina Faso....

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Five African Countries Agree to Coordinate Radio Spectrum Policies

  Five African countries - Benin, Burkina, Mali, Niger and Chad - have signed an agreement to coordinate the management of radio spectrum, ...

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WFP, Vodafone Project Distributes Food Vouchers by Text Message in Burkina Faso

  The U.N.'s World Food Program (WFP) and the mobile telecommunications company Vodafone are piloting a project that will allow shopkeepers in Burkina Faso to manage food vouchers by text message....

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Alvarion Delivers Turnkey WiMAX Network in Burkina Faso

  Alvarion says that it has been chosen by Burkina Faso's Ministry of Posts and Information Communication Technology for the country’s first 802.16e WiMAX deployment....

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Intec Deploys OSS Platform Across Multiple Countries

  Intec has announced a contract extension with Africa based, Atlantique Telecom to supply its InterconnecT software to Atlantique mobile subsidiaries throughout French-speaking Africa, on a single centralised platform deployment....

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IFC and Maroc Telecom Help Burkina Faso's Onatel Expand

  The IFC, a division of the World Bank Group has announced that it will support the upgrade of fixed and mobile networks at Onatel, Burkina Faso’s telecommunications operator....

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