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Transsion (Formerly Tecno Telecom) To Launch Smartphones In India

Transsion (Formerly Tecno Telecom) To Launch Smartphones In India

January 14, 2016 at 11:45 am 2 comments

Transssion Holdings (formerly Tecno Telecom), a Chinese mobile phone manufacturer is planning to commence India operations in Q2, 2016 and launch smartphones. Speaking to TeleAnalysis, Gordon Zhang, vice director, Transsion Holdings said, “Tecno will launch India operations in Q2, 2016 and launch smartphones.” “Once it launches India operations, the companyRead More

Airtel To Launch Ericsson NuVu Video-On-Demand-Service

Airtel To Launch Ericsson NuVu Video-On-Demand-Service

November 18, 2015 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

Airtel will launch Ericsson NuVu video-on-demand content service in Q1, 2016 to more than 30 million Airtel subscribers in Nigeria. Ericsson NuVu Video-On-Demand cotnent service will have access to around 3,000 local and international TV and film titles spanning a wide variety of genres for a small monthly fee. ARead More

Christian de Faria, CEO, Airtel Africa

Airtel May Raise $2.8 Bn From Africa Tower Sale

October 21, 2015 at 12:17 pm 0 comments

On July 1, 2015, Bharti Airtel had announced plans to divest tower assets in thirteen countries in Airtel Africa to tower companies like American Tower, Helios Towers Africa (HTA), Eaton, IHS Holding (IHS) and others. Till date, Airtel Africa has completed sale transactions in seven countries – Uganda, Kenya, Zambia,Read 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

Airtel Signs Liquid Telecom To Connect African Towers

Airtel Signs Liquid Telecom To Connect African Towers

September 23, 2015 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

Bharti Airtel has signed with Liquid Telecom to provide terrestrial fiber connectivity to African towers. Airtel will use Liquid Telecom’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises providing mobile broadband subscribers in Africa enjoy faster Internet access speeds on its 3G and 4G networks. The frameworkRead 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

Obi Worldphone Launches SF1 For $199 And SJ1.5 For $129

Obi Worldphone Launches SF1 For $199 And SJ1.5 For $129

August 28, 2015 at 7:30 am 0 comments

Taking a fresh approach, Obi Worldphone has introduced two high-quality, premium-designed smartphones – SF1 and SJ1.5 priced at an exceptional value to attract discerning young people in fast-growth markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Designed by renowned San Francisco-based product studio Ammunition, Obi Worldphone SF1 and SJ1.5 areRead More

Huawei Marine Upgrades 11,450 Km Of WACS Submarine Cable System

Huawei Marine Upgrades 11,450 Km Of WACS Submarine Cable System

August 12, 2015 at 6:36 am 0 comments

Huawei Marine Networks today announced that it has upgraded 11,450 Km of WACS (West Africa Cable System) submarine cable system using 100G solution. Huawei Marine upgraded the cable on the section from South Africa to Portugal and Portugal to United Kingdom of WACS using Huawei Marine’s leading-edge 100G transmission solution.Read 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

Sunil Bharti Mittal, CMD, Bharti Airtel

Is Airtel Getting Ready to Compete with Reliance Jio?

July 21, 2015 at 7:55 am 0 comments

To compete with Reliance Jio, Bharti Airtel is exploring to sell Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo B and Sierra Leone to Orange Bharti Airtel’s Africa operations has not been performing as per expectations and it is now official that the company is in talks with Orange to sell its operations inRead More