Telecoms news from Angola
The Angolan mobile network operator, Movicel has signed a contract with Huawei for the supply of a LTE network. ...more.
Roaming services provider, Mach has that it has deployed its roaming platform, RoamHouse solution with Movicel of Angola. ...more.
Infrastructure sharing will increasingly be used by operators to reduce capital expenditure and operating expenditure on backhauls. These trends will create growth opportunities in the Sub-Saharan African mobile network backhaul infrastructure market. ...more.
Angolan CDMA network operator, Movicel has outlined plans to invest US$1 billion on upgrading its network over the next four years. ...more.
Angolan mobile network operator, Unitel has approved a US$800 million investment plan for the 2010/2011 period. ...more.
WiMAX vendor, Alvarion says that it has won a network expansion contract in Angola from local ISP, Mundo Startel. ...more.
The Angolan government has announced the sale of 80% of the country's second largest phone company, Movicel to several companies in one of the country's biggest post-war privatisations. ...more.
Angolan mobile network operator, Unitel says that it will spend around US$1.7 billion over the next four years upgrading its infrastructure and expanding the mobile network ...more.
Revenues in the Angolan mobile communications market are set to triple by 2015. While growth in Mozambique may be slightly lower, the high demand for services in both countries is creating lucrative investment opportunities. ...more.
Comverse has announced that Angola's largest mobile operator, Unitel SA, has launched its Voice HUB, a single platform for all voice applications that introduces services and new revenue opportunities. ...more.
Ericsson and Angola's Unitel have signed a contract for network performance consulting and continued expansion of Unitel's GSM/WCDMA network over the coming three years. ...more.
Phone users in Angola seem to have been hit by a variant of the fake phone warnings which affected many users in Pakistan and Afghanistan last year. The warnings, often spread by SMS, but also by word of mouth claimed that "as soon as you answer your phone blood comes out of your mouth, nose and ears and you die" ...more.
Satellite provider, Intelsat has announced two new customer agreements with cellular telecom providers in Kenya and Angola to provide backhaul connectivity for rural base stations. ...more.