Latest Telecoms News about Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The

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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Vodacom Using Satellite for Backhaul Services

  Intelsat says that it has signed a new multi-year capacity agreement with South African-based Vodacom on the Intelsat satellite fleet....

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Courts Seize Vodacom Stake in Congo Subsidiary

  South Africa's Vodacom has had its stake in its Democratic Republic of Congo subsidiary seized by the courts pending the settlement of a long running dispute with a former consultant who did some work for the firm....

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Vodacom Ordered to Pay $21 Million to Consultant

  South Africa's Vodacom has been ordered to pay US$21 million plus interest by a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

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