Articles tagged with: Ict and Mtn

India's Aircel Reported to be in Talks to Buy Loop Mobile

India's Aircel Cellular is reported to be in talks to buy Mumbai based Loop Mobile (formerly BPL Mobile), which is owned by the Ruias of the Essar group. more

Related Tags: , vodafone, tim, cdma, loop-telecom, bpl-mobile, essar-group, bharti, bharti-airtel, mtnl, mumbai, seven, maxis, essar, vodafone-essar, aircel, loop-mobile, hutch, airtel, tata, India


India's BSNL Planning 3G Launch Across 700 Cities

India's state-owned operator, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) intends to expand its 3G network to 700 cities across the North and East of the country by June. more

Related Tags: 3g, wimax, isuppli, 3g-license, ericsson, vas, bsnl, mtnl, partner, 3g-licenses, jharkhand, kolkata, wave, 3g-network, auction, India


Positives for the African ICT Sector Despite the Global Crisis

The African ICT industry has been quite sheltered from the global economic downturn. Despite the disruptions in markets around the world, African ICT industries have remained fairly robust and should witness continued growth. more

Related Tags: orange, itu, lte, outsourcing, zain, vodacom, tigo, africa


Four Firms Bidding for Rwanda's 3rd GSM License

Four companies have been shortlisted to bid for Rwanda's third mobile license, the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Agency (RURA) has announced. Thirteen companies had purchased tender documents from the regulator, but most chose not to submit a formal bid. more

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Four Companies Interested in Rwanda's 3rd Mobile License

Rwanda's government is moving closer to inviting bids for the country's third mobile network. Speaking at his regular presidential press conference last week, President Paul Kagame said that four companies have already expressed preliminary interest in the license. more

Related Tags: roaming, mtn-uganda, zain, vodacom, seven, rwandatel, orascom, mtn-group, lap-green, seamless, lap-green-networks, Rwanda


Namibia Imposes Sales Tax on Pre-Pay Top-Up Vouchers

Namibia's phone networks have started imposing taxes on sales of Pre-Pay top up vouchers following changes ordered by the government. The tax was expected to be introduced last September but procedure delays at the operators resulted in the delay until the beginning of this month. more

Related Tags: tax, telecom-namibia, cell-one, vat, taxes, top-up, mtc, Namibia


Nigeria Celebrates Six Years of GSM Mobile Phones

It has now been six years since GSM was introduced to Nigeria, and the telecoms regulator, the NCC has published a review of how telecoms in the country has changed since those first mobile phone licenses were sold. more

Related Tags: 3g-license, switches, trains, 3g-licenses, mobile-termination-rate, infrastructure-sharing, ncc, nitel, fixed-wireless, globacom, taxes, termination, termination-rate