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Ericsson Joins Smart Africa Alliance To Drive Digital Africa

Ericsson Joins Smart Africa Alliance To Drive Digital Africa

May 13, 2016 at 6:30 am 0 comments

Ericsson and the Smart Africa have entered an ICT-based partnership to develop a more connected and fully functioning knowledge-based society in Africa. As a result of the partnership, Ericsson joins the Smart Africa Alliance as technical advisor and platinum private sector member collaborating with the Alliance to craft blue printsRead More

Mobile Contributes $100 Bn To Sub-Saharan African Economy

Mobile Contributes $100 Bn To Sub-Saharan African Economy

October 8, 2015 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

The mobile industry has contributed more than $100 billion to Sub-Saharan African economy in 2014 according to a study conducted by GSMA. ‘Economy – Sub-Saharan Africa 2015’, finds that the $102 billion economic contribution in 2014 was equivalent to 5.7 percent of the region’s GDP. Mobile operators directly contributed $31Read More

Axiom Networks Selects Tejas Networks For Packet Transport

Axiom Networks Selects Tejas Networks For Packet Transport

September 28, 2015 at 1:37 pm 0 comments

Axiom Networks has selected Tejas Networks Packet Transport and CE 2.0 certified TJ 1400P packet platform for its packet network rollout in Rwanda. Tejas announced Axiom Networks order at Indo-Africa ICT Expo 2015 in Nairobi. Axiom Networks is the 50th customer of Tejas Networks in Africa. Johnny Kayihura, CEO, AxiomRead More

Interview With Pankaj Sachdeva, Director – Telecom, Ramboll India

Interview With Pankaj Sachdeva, Director – Telecom, Ramboll India

September 23, 2015 at 9:55 am 0 comments

“Ramboll India has designed and deployed more than 6,000 towers for Reliance Jio and we are also executing 100 smartsite solutions in Gujarat and Maharashtra circle,”: Pankaj Sachdeva, director – Telecom, Ramboll India What is Ramboll’s focus in India? Ramboll is the world leader in towers and antennae category andRead More

Airtel Closes Tower Sale With IHS

Airtel Closes Tower Sale With IHS

September 3, 2015 at 3:32 am 0 comments

Airtel Zambia has closed tower sale and lease back agreement with IHS Holding, the largest mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider in Africa, Europe and the Middle East. IHS Holding has completed the sale and lease back of 949 towers in Zambia from Airtel Zambia under long term renewable contracts announced onRead More

Airtel Nigeria Crosses 30 Mn Mark

Airtel Nigeria Crosses 30 Mn Mark

August 7, 2015 at 2:50 pm 0 comments

Airtel Nigeria today announced a significant milestone in its African odyssey when it acquired its 30th million customer in Nigeria. In acquiring 30 million subscribers in Africa’s most populous nation, the company has hit another milestone of achieving a 20 percent market penetration in the country. Making the announcement, ChristianRead More

Elitecore Wi-Fi SMP Deployed By African Operator For 3G And Wi-Fi

Elitecore Wi-Fi SMP Deployed By African Operator For 3G And Wi-Fi

August 6, 2015 at 6:42 am 0 comments

Elitecore Wi-Fi SMP has been deployed by an African operator for 3G and Wi-Fi deployments across 10 countries in Africa. Elitecore Technologies, a global provider of Wi-Fi Service Management Platform (SMP) enables the operators to extend  their data services through a network of  Wi-Fi hotspots. The Wi-Fi roll out has enabledRead More

Airtel Divests African Towers to American Tower, HTA, Eaton and IHS; Earns $1.3 bn

Airtel Divests African Towers to American Tower, HTA, Eaton and IHS; Earns $1.3 bn

July 3, 2015 at 7:32 am 0 comments

Airtel is divesting tower assets in 13 countries in Africa to different tower companies like American Tower, Helios Towers Africa (HTA), Eaton , IHS Holding (IHS) and others and has earned $1.3 billion. As on date, Airtel has completed the sale of transactions in five countries while in two countriesRead More

Orange Bundles $40 Smartphone for Africa and Middle East

Orange Bundles $40 Smartphone for Africa and Middle East

March 3, 2015 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Orange has provided mobile internet within reach of millions by launching $40 smartphone bundle for Africa and Middle East market. The Orange Klif digital offer starts from under $40, inclusive of a smartphone, data, voice and text bundle, setting a new benchmark in price that will act as a majorRead More

Airtel divests 3,500 African towers to Eaton Towers

Airtel divests 3,500 African towers to Eaton Towers

September 8, 2014 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Bharti Airtel, a leading global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa and Eaton Towers, a leading independent telecoms tower company in Africa, today announced an agreement to divest over 3,500 telecom towers from Airtel to Eaton Towers. Airtel to sell and lease back overRead More