Latest Telecoms News about Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

Airtel Divests Telecoms Tower Assets in DRC to Helios Towers Africa

  Bharti Airtel has announced that it is selling approximately 950 telecoms towers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) from to Helios Towers Africa. ...

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Millicom to sell its Democratic Republic of Congo business to Orange

  Millicom has signed an agreement for the sale of its Tigo business in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to Orange....

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IFC Invests in Africell to Expand Telecommunications in Africa

  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced that it will invest $35 million in telecom operator, Africell, to support the expansion and upgrade of mobile networks in Gambia, the DRC, Sierra Leone and Uganda....

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Smile Communications selects Ericsson for LTE managed services

  Ericsson says that it has signed a 5-year managed services contract for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo...

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Vodafone and MTN to Interconnect their Mobile Money Platforms

  Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone and MTN to interconnect their mobile money services....

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Data Services and Mobile Money Solutions Driving Mobile Markets of the DRC and Ethiopia

   While the population densities of both countries are among the highest in Sub-Saharan Africa, their active mobile penetration rates in 2013 were 36.4 percent and 24.1 percent respectively, well below Sub-Saharan Africa's average of 61 percent....

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Bharti Airtel Expands Virtual SIM Card Trial into Commercial Service

  Bharti Airtel is to expand a test it carried out in Madagascar that used a \"virtual SIM card\" to the rest of its operations in Africa....

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Tigo Signs Up 250,000 Customers in Eastern DRC

  Tigo announced this week that it has acquired more than 250,000 new customers in less than three months following its return to two troubled eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)....

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Alepo Technologies Deploys MVNO Platform in Democratic Republic of Congo

  Alepo Technologies says that it has deployed its Partner and Affiliate Module for the management of MVNO partnerships within the Cielux network for its first MVNO Partner Fastnet....

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Vodacom and Safaricom Support Free Phone Calls for Refugees

  Refugees United and Ericsson, along with Safaricom and Vodacom, are taking a step toward reaching the goal of connecting one million refugees on the Refugees United platform by 2015....

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