Latest Telecoms News about Burundi

Vietnam's Viettel Wins Mobile Operator License in Burundi

  Vietnam's military owned mobile network operator, Viettel has won a mobile operator license in the African country of Burundi, according to various local news reports....

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Vimpelcom Looking to Sell Smaller Subsidiaries

  Russia based Vimpelcom is reported to be looking at selling off a number of its smaller subsidiaries in Asia and Africa as it refocuses its attention on its main markets....

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Burundi Requiring PrePay SIM Card Registration

  The Burundi government has ordered the local mobile networks to start collecting proof of ID from its PrePay subscribers and registering their details....

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Econet Wireless Launches 3G Services in Burundi

  Econet Wireless' Burundi subsidiary has launched the country's first 3G network following a US$10 million network upgrade....

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Comium Picks Up WiMAX Licenses in Seven Countries

  Lebanon based Comium Group says that it has secured nine licenses to provide WiMAX services across several markets in East and West Africa including Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia and Burundi....

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Ericsson Wins Greenfield GSM Contract in Burundi

  Ericsson has signed an agreement with Lacell SU Burundi to supply a complete turnkey GSM network for the Burundian operator. ...

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Alcatel-Lucent Wins 3-Year GSM Contract in Burundi

  Alcatel-Lucent has been awarded a 3-years frame agreement by Africa Cellulaire (Africell) Burundi, a subsidiary of VTEL Holdings, for the delivery of a complete nation-wide GSM/EDGE network. The first phase of the contract is valued at US$20 million....

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HiTs Telecom Awarded GSM License in Burundi

  Uganda based - but Saudi owned - HiTs Telecom has been awarded a GSM operator license in the African nation of Burundi. The company is the sixth to be granted a mobile license in this tiny country....

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Redknee Wins Pan-African Pre-Pay Provision Contract

  Redknee Solutions has announced that an East African alliance of mobile operators, led by Kenya's Safaricom, has chosen its Mobile Money Services for its international prepaid roaming top-up service....

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