Telecoms news from Mali
The government of Mali has granted a mobile operator license to a consortium, the Planor-Monaco Telecom International Group - making it the third mobile network operator in the country. ...more.
The Maroc Telecom group has reported a 3.4% decline in its full year revenues of EUR 2.74 billion (US$3.68 billion), in a context of a 25% mobile price cut in Morocco and a particularly unfavorable regulatory and competitive environment. ...more.
The West African country of Mali is planning to offer the country's third mobile operator license by the end of this year, local radio, cited by the Reuters news agency has reported. ...more.
Five African countries - Benin, Burkina, Mali, Niger and Chad - have signed an agreement to coordinate the management of radio spectrum, ...more.
Orange has launched its mobile payment service, Orange Money, in three additional African countries, Senegal, Mali and Madagascar in recent weeks. ...more.
The installation of the satellite connection is part of a pilot to see how satellites can best be used for capacity development purposes in Africa, Latin America and Asia. ...more.
Orange says that it will be launching a pan-African brand campaign across the majority of African countries where the brand is present unveiling its new international vision: "together we can do more". ...more.
The Moroccan telecommunications group said on Saturday it had acquired 51% of the Malian national telecommunication company (Sotelma) after making a Ä252 million bid. ...more.
Mobile content distributor, Buongiorno says that it has signed a larger agreement with Orange for the management of the operator's WAP portals in Africa. The new contract supersedes a previous agreement that saw Buongiorno providing Orange with interactive mobile services and CRM. ...more.
The government of the African nation of Mali has announced its intention to privatise the state owned telco, Soci√É¬©t√É¬© des T√É¬©l√É¬©communications du Mali - or Sotelma. ...more.