Telecoms news from Tunisia
Qatar Telecom has bought a further 15% stake in the Tunisia based mobile network, Tunisiana for a total consideration of US$360 million. ...more.
However, recent political unrest and the current political instability in Tunisia have slowed down enterprise spending, internal Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) investments and Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). ...more.
The Tunisian government has announced that it plans to sell a quarter of the local mobile network, Tunisiana. ...more.
Tunisia based mobile network, Tunisiana has launched its 3G network. With launch coverage extending to 48 percent of the population, ...more.
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) has confirmed that its Tunisia based subsidiary Tunisiana has been awarded both 3G and landline operator licenses by the Tunisian Ministry of Information Technologies and Communication. ...more.
Tunisia based mobile network, Tunisiana has been awarded both a 3G license and a landline operator license by the Tunisian Ministry of Communication Technologies. ...more.
Fitch said that Tunisiana's ratings are based on the standalone performance and the financial profile of its Tunisiana-branded mobile business in Tunisia. ...more.
The new Tunisian government has set up a national holding company to handle its stakes in the country's two mobile networks, Tunisiana and Orange. ...more.
Network optimisation service provider, Astellia says that it was recently selected by Tunisia based mobile network, Tunisiana to help them optimize their data network through an end-to-end data service and QoE (Quality of Experience) audit. ...more.
Kuwait based Wataniya Telecom has reported its first quarter profits jumped to US$1.03 billion compared to US$58.7 million a year ago. ...more.
Tunisia based mobile network, Tunisiana, a subsidiary of Qatar Telecom, has selected Alcatel-Lucent to transform its mobile network to IP as Tunisiana prepares to evolve to 3G services. ...more.
The interim government of Tunisia is reported by French news media to have taken over the 51% of Orange Tunisia that was owned by the son-in-law of the country's former President, ...more.
France Telecom's Orange has denied media reports by a French website that it secured its mobile operating license in Tunisia by means of corruption. ...more.
The emergency telecoms charity, Telecoms Sans Frontiers (TSF) says that it has deployed a team of workers on the border between Tunisia and Libya, at the Ras Jedir border post and in the transit camp of Choucha. ...more.
When Tunisia's "Jasmine Revolution" took the country by storm in January, one of the region's most sophisticated censorsorship regimes came to an end. The wave of unrest that followed underscored the power of social media and the tools governments use to counter them. ...more.
From the recent uprising in Tunisia to this week's street protests in Egypt, social media has been playing a role in helping protesters organize and draw international attention. But whether we are seeing the ripple effect of what some analysts are calling a Facebook or Twitter revolution rolling through the Arab world is a matter of debate. ...more.
Qatar Telecom (Qtel) is paying US$1.2 billion to buy the 50% stake in Tunisia based mobile network, Tunisiana currently held by Orascom Telecom Holding. ...more.
An exclusive license to offer 3G services is enabling mobile giant Orange to gain a strong foothold in Tunisia's mobile telecom market, and the operator is likely to continue to build market share even after competitive 3G services begin launching next year, ...more.
Tunisia's Tunisie Telecom will be listed on the local, and a main European stock exchange before the end of the year, the head of the Tunis stock exchange has announced. ...more.
Tunisia's state-controlled mobile network operator, Tunisie Telecom has been awarded a 3G license, ...more.