Telecoms news from Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The
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. ...more.
Orange has announced today the launch of its operations under the Orange brand in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, replacing the CCT brand. ...more.
Intelsat says that it has signed a new multi-year capacity agreement with South African-based Vodacom on the Intelsat satellite fleet. ...more.
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. ...more.
South Africa's Vodacom has been ordered to pay US$21 million plus interest by a court in the Democratic Republic of Congo. ...more.
ZTE says that it has deployed a value-added platform solution (iVAS) in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, with Vodacom DRC. ...more.
South Africa based Vodacom is facing a court battle in the Democratic Republic of Congo as it seeks to sell its majority 51% stake in the company. ...more.
France Telecom-Orange has announced that it is buying 100% of Congo Chine TÚlÚcom, a mobile operator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The mobile network is currently jointly owned by the government and Chinese telecoms manufacturer, ZTE. ...more.
South Africa's MTN Group is said to be in talks to buy Vodacom's subsidiary in the Democratic Republic of Congo, ...more.
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has agreed to sell its 49% stake in Congo China Telecom (CCT) to France Telecom. ...more.
France Telecom is looking to buy a majority stake in Congo China Telecom, a mobile network operator in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which is 51% owned by the Chinese network infrastructure vendor, ZTE. ...more.
Motorola Solutions has announced plans to start using Coltan supplied from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), but says that it has put in place procedures to ensure that supplies do not come from illegal suppliers. ...more.
Millicom International has sold 729 towers belonging to its subsidiary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Tigo DRC) to Helios Towers. ...more.
India's Essar Group plans to expand the Yu brand currently used by its Kenyan subsidiary to additional African countries, initially Uganda and the Congo. ...more.
A new network has gone live in Congo Brazzaville (Republic of the Congo) with the commercial launch of Azur Congo today. ...more.
New mobile network for Republic of the Congo, Azur has made the first public calls on its network as it prepares for a commercial launch. ...more.