Latest Telecoms News about Guinea

Huawei wins five-year managed services contract with MTN Group

  Huawei says it has been awarded a five-year managed services contract with MTN Group....

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MTN Settles Dispute with Guinean Government

  South Africa's MTN Group has agreed to make a payment of EUR15 million to the Guinean government to settle a dispute that had lead the government to seize the network....

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MTN Network Seized by Guinean Government

  The government of Guinea is reported to have has seized facilities belonging to South Africa based MTN in a dispute over an alleged outstanding payment....

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Guinean Government Threatens to Shut-Down Mobile Network

  The Guinean government has threatened to revoke the mobile network license held by South Africa's MTN if it does not make a payment of EUR15 million by the 2nd May to settle a long running dispute....

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Orange to Launch Pan-Africa Marketing Campaign

  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"....

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Orange Deploying 100 Solar Powered Base Stations in African Nation

  Orange Guinea Conakry and Ericsson are deploying over 100 base stations fully powered by solar energy, connecting remote parts of rural Africa....

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Ericsson Rolls Out New Network in Guinea

  Ericsson says that it has successfully rolled out a new GSM network in Guinea for the Cellcom Group. The Cellcom Guinee GSM network, which covers the Guinean capital of Conakry and the country's main rural areas, is based on the Ericsson Mobile Soft Switch (MSS)....

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Telekom Malaysia Sells Guinea Investment for Just $1

  Telekom Malaysia has sold its entire stake in Guinea based Sotelgui to the Guinea government for a token US$1. Telekom Malaysia held 60% of Sotelgui, while the government owned the remaining 40%. ...

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Orange Sending Text Messages to Promote Guinea Health Campaign

  Mobile operator, Orange Guinea is to send a text message to every single one of its subscribers to promote a health campaign being run by the NGO Helen Keller International which aims to distribute vitamin A tablets to 1.5 million children in the country....

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Private Equity Invests in West African Mobile Operator

  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....

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