Latest Telecoms News about Sierra Leone

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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Orange in Talks to Buy Bharti Aitel's African Networks

  France based orange has confirmed that it is looking to expand its African footprint with the possible acquisition of up to four of Bharti Airtel's subsidiaries....

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ITU launches \"Ebola-Info-Sharing\" mobile application

  The ITU has launched a free mobile Application to be used in the campaign against the Ebola disease outbreak....

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Ericsson to Support Ebola prevention efforts

  Ericsson and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) have announced a partnership aimed at connecting and providing support for those impacted by health, natural disaster and conflict-driven humanitarian crises....

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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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