Latest Telecoms News about Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Threatens to Take Control of Indebted Mobile Network

  The Sierra Leone government has threatened to take over the management of the local mobile network operator, Comium if the company is not able to settle outstanding financial problems and a strike by its workers....

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Comium Offices Closed Following Debt Default

  One of the main offices of the Sierra Leone based mobile network operator, Comium were closed by High Court bailiffs last week after the company was accused of defaulting on a bank loan....

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Moribund Sierra Leone Promises Launch Shortly

  Libya's Lap Green Networks says that it is committed to launching its network in Sierra Leone, despite a controversy over how it acquired its majority stake in the local mobile subsidiary....

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Sierra Leone Networks Summoned to Parliament over Poor Quality of Service

  Sierra Leone's Parliament has summoned executives from the country's four mobile networks to explain reports of poor network quality....

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Wi-Fi Network to be Deployed in Sierra Leone

  Edgewater Wireless Systems says that it has won a C$4.9 million contract from World Affinity Telecom to supply Wi-Fi technology as part of a multi-phase program ...

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Sierra Leone Networks Summoned by Parliament to Explain QoS Problems

  Sierra Leone's mobile networks are to be summoned to appear before Parliament to explain complaints about poor quality of service made by customers....

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Africell Sierra Leone Passes 1 Million Subscriber Mark

  Africell Sierra Leone (a subsidiary of Lintel Holding) announced that it has crossed the one million active subscriber mark....

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With 'Splash Cash' Sierra Leoneans Move Money By Mobile Phone

  Mobile banking has already taken off in Southern and Eastern Africa. Sierra Leone is now one of the few West African countries with a service providing mobile phone transactions....

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Millicom Sells Sierra Leone Network

  Millicom International has sold its Sierra Leone subsidiary to Africell Holding for an undisclosed amount....

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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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