Latest Telecoms News about Somalia

Alcatel-Lucent wins LTE Rollout Contract in Somalia

  The Somalian mobile network operator, Somtel has awarded a contract to Alcatel-Lucent for the deployment of a LTE based 4G network....

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Somalia to Get LTE Network Coverage

  Somalia's Glocall Telecoms has announced plans to deploy a LTE network using Tazca Connects LTE-as-a-Service in Mogadishu....

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Fibre Connection Boosts Internet Access in Somalia

  The Liquid Telecom Group says that it has built the first fibre optic link into Somalia connecting the country to its neighbours, the rest of the world and the undersea cables by fibre for the first time....

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Golis Telecom Resumes Service Following Government Ordered Shut-Down

  Somalia's Golis Telecom resumed its services on Saturday following a temporary shut-down ordered by the government....

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Somaliland Network Activates Mobile Money Remittances From Overseas

  Somaliland based mobile network, Telesom has launched a financial remittance service powered by a platform supplied by eServGlobal....

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Somalia's Unregulated Telecoms Market Looks to be Reined-In

  Somalia could make its first attempt at regulating the mobile telecoms networks since the government of Siyad Barre was overthrown in 1991....

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Somali Telecoms Sector Must Fast-track Interconnectivity

  In a talk this week at Oxford University, CEO of Dahabshiil Abdirashid Duale called for faster progress towards interconnectivity in the Somali territories' burgeoning telecoms sector. ...

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Telesom Launches First 3G Network in Somaliland

  Somaliland based mobile network, Telesom says that it has launched the first 3G network in the self-declared breakaway northern part of Somalia....

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Internet lifeline cut in Mogadishu

  Telecommunications companies based in Somalia's largest open-air market have been hit by stray shells in the latest round of fighting, leading to internet failure in the past four days....

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Somalia to Start Taxing its Mobile Phone Networks

  The Somalia government plans to start regulating its ultra-free market mobile phone networks and applying taxes to the phone companies to boost growth and investment,...

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