Latest Telecoms News about Sudan

Zain Boosts Presence in Sudan with Landline Buy

  Kuwait based Zain has announced that it is paying US$95 million to buy a majority stake in a Sudan based landline network operator....

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Zain Launches LTE Services in Sudan

  Zain says that it has launched 4G LTE services in Sudan. The launch of the 4G network was announced at a press conference last week in Khartoum....

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Sudan May Have 4G Service Within Months

  Sudan's mobile networks will launch 4G services within the next three months, the country's Minister of Science and Telecommunications Tahani Abdullah has announced....

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Sudan Cuts Off Unregistered SIM Cards

  Sudan's telecoms regulator has ordered the country's three mobile networks to cut off unregistered SIM cards, following several months of warnings that a suspension was imminent....

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Zain Posts Drop in Profits on Weak Sudanese Currency

  Kuwait's Zain has announced its first-half financial figures, and reported that revenues fell to KD 612 million (US$2.12 billion) as compared to compared to KD 663.5 million last year....

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Sudan Revamps Tax on Telecoms Operators

  The Sudanese government has temporarily scrapped its 30 tax on mobile network's profits and replaced it with a 2.5 percent levy on annual revenues....

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Low Income Groups to Grow in Prominence in the Sudan Telecom Market

  The relatively low mobile penetration rate and the limited presence of fixed-line services are driving mobile growth in Sudan, especially in remote areas. ...

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Zain Quarterly Profits Down in Sudan Currency Losses

  Kuwait based Zain has reported a 17.4% drop in its third quarter profits of US$213.2 million, as the company was hit by significant currency fluctuations in Sudan, a key market for the Zain Group....

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Zain Sudan Denies Sending Profits to Parent Company

  Zain's Sudanese subsidiary has refuted recent reports that it was sending profits generated in the country to its parent network and not reinvesting them in local network upgrades....

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Zain Proceeding Carefully in South Sudan

  Zain has said that it will proceed carefully in building out a mobile network in Southern Sudan - which recently voted to secede from the rest of the country. ...

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