Articles tagged with: Sptc

Swaziland's SPTC Shuts Down Remaining Wireless Network

After years of legal disputes, the Swaziland Posts and Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC) has finally shut-down its wireless network.  more

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Swaziland Creates an Independent Telecoms Regulator

Swaziland's state-owned monopoly landline network, SPTC has been stripped of its regulatory role as the company continues to fight with the sole mobile network MTN over its own attempts to launch a mobile service. more

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Swaziland's SPTC to Relaunch Modified Version of Wireless Service

Swaziland's monopoly landline operator, the SPTC says that it will switch on a fixed wireless service within the next few weeks. more

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Swaziland's SPTC Starts Shutting Down Wireless Services

The Swaziland landline operator, SPTC has started shutting down its fixed wireless services after losing a legal battle with the country's monopoly mobile network, MTN over the service. more

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Swazi MTN Seeking Compensation for Breach of Wireless Monopoly

MTN's Swaziland subsidiary is seeking US$100 million in compensation from the state-owned telco, SPTC stemming from a dispute over MTN's monopoly on mobile services. more

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Swazi MTN Says Not Opposed to SPTC Launching a Mobile Network

Although the two companies have been in a lengthy dispute, MTN has now said that it is not opposed to Swaziland Post and Telecommunication Corporation (SPTC) launching its own mobile service. more

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Swaziland's SPTC Shuts Down its Mobile Network

On the eve of international arbitration, Swaziland's state-owned telco, SPTC has shut-down its mobile network after seemingly accepting that the service breached an agreement signed with MTN to be the monopoly provider of mobile services. more

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Swaziland Prime Minister Seeks Competition in Local Mobile Market

Swaziland's Prime Minister, Sibusiso Dlamini has reiterated that the state-owned telco, SPTC should be allowed to operate its own mobile network - and break the monopoly held by Swazi MTN in the country. more

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Swaziland Government in Talks to Transfer Stake in MTN

The government of Swaziland is to hold talks with the local subsidiary of MTN regarding the transfer of the government's indirect stake in the company to the government's Ministry of Finance. more

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MTN Wants International License for Swaziland Subsidiary

MTN's Swaziland subsidiary has distanced itself from its joint-venture partner in the country, SPTC over its controversial decision to order internet backbone capacity from Seacom. more

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