Latest Telecoms News about Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

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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CDMA Coverage to Expand into Rural Congo

  The only CDMA 450MHz operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tatem Telecom has awarded a contract to Star Solutions, to expand its coverage in rural areas....

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Orange Brand Launched in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  Orange has announced today the launch of its operations under the Orange brand in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, replacing the CCT brand....

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