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Tunisie Telecom to sideline 3G

Tunisie Telecom to sideline 3G

The latest nation looking to abandon 3G seems to be Tunisia, with an announcement that the state-owned incumbent Tunisie Telecom wants to get rid of 3G to focus on 4G.

Zambia’s Zamtel is for sale – or is it?

Zambia’s Zamtel is for sale – or is it?

Cash-strapped Zambian state-run telecoms firm Zamtel, which provides a range of services including landline, mobile, FttH and ADSL, is reportedly for sale, though this has been denied by at least one senior government figure.

Alfa plots sale of Axtel shares

Alfa plots sale of Axtel shares

Mexican conglomerate Alfa has proposed the spin-off of its entire stake in operator Axtel, a move it claimed will unlock the underlying value of the group.

India delays controversial cybersecurity measures

India delays controversial cybersecurity measures

India’s controversial new cybersecurity rules may still be going ahead, but there has been a slight change of plan. There’s been an extension of almost 60 days to the date on which the legal requirement to report security breaches and keep customer information comes into force.

MTN Nigeria hit by multi-million-dollar unauthorised transfers

MTN Nigeria hit by multi-million-dollar unauthorised transfers

MTN Nigeria, the country’s leading operator and the leading MTN operator by subscriber numbers, has taken 18 Nigerian banks to court over the alleged unauthorised transfer of ₦22.3 billion ($53.7 million) from an account owned by its recently-licensed mobile money Payment Service Bank (PSB)

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Good news for Vodafone Idea as India's 5G auctions get closer

Good news for Vodafone Idea as India's 5G auctions get closer

As the late July date for India’s 5G auctions approaches, operators will have to think carefully about where the money is coming from for the additional spectrum. However, it looks like Vodafone Idea (Vi) is already positioning itself financially, both to bid and to invest in its network,

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Monty Mobile cuts cash supply to Comium

Monty Mobile cuts cash supply to Comium

Debt-laden Gambian operator Comium received demands for a full refund from Monty Mobile, the company that swooped in with a cash injection to prevent the operator from shuttering last year.  

Cell C says 5G is on the way as debt uncertainty continues

Cell C says 5G is on the way as debt uncertainty continues

South African operator Cell C is apparently in talks with its infrastructure partners to deploy 5G on a launch date yet to be disclosed. Cell C secured 10MHz in the 3500MHz band for ZAR288 million (about US$18.2 million) in March after South Africa’s long-awaited broadband spectrum auction

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