Telecoms news from Liberia
Liberia's telecoms regulator has set up a International Gateway Monitoring (IGM) project to ensure that the mobile networks comply with international call routing regulations. ...more.
Liberian mobile network, Libercell is to return to court in a dispute over allegations of tax arrears that go back three years. ...more.
Liberian mobile network, LoneStar has been ordered to block outgoing calls on its network for three days following a regulatory dispute that took place back in May. ...more.
Liberia's Telecommunications Authority (LTA) says that it is investigating claims by the local mobile network, Cellcom that it is able to offer 4G based services. ...more.
Liberia based mobile network, LiberCell has been ordered to close its services by the country's tax courts for reportedly failing to pay license fees. ...more.
Cellcom Liberia has launched HSPA+ coverage following an upgrade carried out by China's ZTE. ...more.
Liberia's telecoms regulator has announced that it will be suspending the operating license held by MTN Lonestar for two weeks after it suspended interconnection with its smaller rival, Comium over a dispute about unpaid termination fees. ...more.
Liberia's telecoms regulator, the LTA has ordered LoneStar Cell MTN to reestablish its interconnection with rival network, Comium. ...more.
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) says that it has imposed a fine of U$500,000 on Lonestar GSM to be paid within a week, for negligence and omission ...more.
The Liberia Telecommunications Authority has granted a 15-year WiMAX license to the West Africa Telecommunications Incorporated (WAT). ...more.
Kuwait's Hits Telecom is reported to be in talks to take a majority stake in Liberia's Atlantic Wireless, which trades as Libercell. ...more.
South Africa's MTN Group has shuffled its key management in its African subsidiaries. MTN Group President and CEO, Mr Phuthuma Nhleko, says these appointments will go a long way towards helping MTN to achieve its vision of being the leading telecoms player in emerging markets. ...more.
The private equity group, Emerging Capital Partners (ECP) has announced a US$20 million investment in Cellcom, a mobile telecommunications company with operations in West Africa. The funds will be used to expand Cellcom's network and operations in Liberia and launch service in Guinea and Sierra Leone. ...more.
Liberia's government has started giving away specially programmed mobile phones to villages so that they can report crimes to the local police. ...more.