Telecoms news from Niger
Orange has expanded its rural coverage in the African country of Niger after Altobridge completed its first phase of mobile connectivity deployments in remote regions of the country. ...more.
The government of Niger has said that it is having to look for a new buyer for the state-owned telecoms company, Sonitel after UN sanctions meant that a prior deal with the Libyan company LAP Green could not be completed. ...more.
The government of Niger has announced plans to issue 3G licenses via a statement on the state controlled television, ...more.
The African country of Niger plans to impose new taxes on telecom networks to help fund record government spending, ...more.
Five African countries - Benin, Burkina, Mali, Niger and Chad - have signed an agreement to coordinate the management of radio spectrum, ...more.
The Orange Foundation and Orange Niger have opened a health clinic - a community medical centre - in Karazomé, near Maradi in southern Niger, which is being powered by solar energy provided by Orange Niger's technical facilities located nearby. ...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.
Intec has announced a contract extension with Africa based, Atlantique Telecom to supply its InterconnecT software to Atlantique mobile subsidiaries throughout French-speaking Africa, on a single centralised platform deployment. ...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.
France Telecom, Monday launched a telephone and Internet service under its Orange brand in five centers across Niger, the company said. ...more.
A new research study by Jenny Aker, an independent PhD candidate at the University of California-Berkeley has looked at the impact of mobile phones on the prices of farm produce in the African country of Niger - which faced serious food shortages in 2005. ...more.
The Nigerian state said it has awarded the EUR48 million contract to a consortium led by the French former monopoly telecom operator. ...more.
The telecoms regulator in the African nation of Niger has placed a small advertisement in the back pages of The Economist notifying that it has plans to award a GSM license and a non-technology specific "Mobile Telecommunications" license. ...more.