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Telecom Italia confirms ongoing talks to merge with Open Fiber
The two companies have been exploring the possibility of a merger for over six months, as Italy looks to kick start its full fibre network rollout in earnest
Ethiopia plans to split Ethio Telecom in two
The country will sell shares in both companies, as it strives to open the country up to investment and increase competition
MTN to launch MVNO, mobile payment services in Namibia
The operator now offers direct financial services in 15 countries
Signiant extends its presence in Asia with new partner, Ideal Systems
Accelerated file transfer is now a must for media, according to Ideal Systems
MTN Uganda given conditions for licence renewal
Operator must widen its currennt 4G coverage in urban areas and cover all other areas with 3G
Prysmian completes acquisition of General Cable
General Cable will no longer be listed on the NYSE
AYO acquires 30% of British Telecom South Africa
Acquisition is designed to assist AYO engage with a greater number of South African multi-nationals
Telecom Egypt subsidiary EISCC buys MENA submarine cable for $90 million
The transaction should be completed by mid-July, if all customary conditions are met