Latest Telecoms News about Gambia

IFC Invests in Africell to Expand Telecommunications in Africa

  IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, announced that it will invest $35 million in telecom operator, Africell, to support the expansion and upgrade of mobile networks in Gambia, the DRC, Sierra Leone and Uganda....

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Airspan Wins African WiMAX Contract

  Airspan Networks says that it was won a contract to deploy a wireless network in Gambia, on behalf of the local ISP, Netpage. ...

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Africell Extends Convergys Agreement

  Convergys says that the Lintel Group has extended its preferred supplier relationship to provide prepaid and value-added services obtained from Convergys' acquisition of Intervoice to Lintel's mobile customers in West Africa....

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Harris Stratex Networks to Expand Network Backbone in Gambia and Sierra Leone

  Harris Stratex Networks says that it has been selected by Africell Holding to expand its GSM networks in Gambia and Sierra Leone. Deployments began in December for a contract valued at US$1.9 million....

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Mobile telephone subscriptions record sharp increase in The Gambia

  The Gambia with a population of about 1.5 million people has more than 800,000 mobile subscribers but only about 50,000 fixed telephone lines in service, APA learns here Tuesday....

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Africell chooses Nokia Siemens Networks for 3GPP Mobile Softswitches

  Nokia Siemens Networks says that it has won a follow on contract from Africell to deploy a 3GPP mobile softswitch in Gambia and Sierra Leone....

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Fourth GSM License Awarded in The Gambia

  A fourth mobile license has been awarded in The Gambia by the Department of State for Communication and Information Technology (DOSCIT). The license has been awarded to locally owned firm, Q-Cell - controlled by Muhammed Jah who also owns the local ISP, QuantumNet....

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Gambia to model information technology on Nigerian design

  The Gambian government will like to build its communications sector using the Nigerian model, Gambian Minister for Communications, Fatim Badjie Janneh, has said in the capital Abuja....

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The Gambia has about a million telephone subscribers, a survey reveals

  The Gambia has almost a million telephone subscribers, with over 800,000 mobile telephone and about 50,000 fix telephone subscribers, according to a report by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) released here Friday....

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