Africa telecoms

MTN Nigeria and Huawei complete commerical deployment of RuralStar 2.0
Using low-band NLOS LTE Relay, it allows site deployment locations to change from high towers to low poles with a height of only 12 m, reducing the site infrastructure construction cost by 70%.
African telecom group Sudatel in the race for Oman licence
Sudatel aims to strengthen its role by adding Oman to its footprint.
Sudatel to make its MWC debut this year
Group to make huge network investments across North Africa this year
Orange mulling over acquiring Tigo Ghana
Tigo and Airtel together can make the second largest telecom operator of Ghana
Zain to pay Bharti Airtel $129 million in Africa settlement
Africa business of Zain was completed in 2010 for $9 billion
Djembe Communications expands footprint in Africa
New wholly owned offices in Ghana and Morocco; Mauritius on the radar
Nokia and Vodacom bring 4G  to Tanzania
Vodacom is targeting 200 Mbs Mobile Broadband Access offered very soon in Tanzania
Smart cities in Africa: hype or hope?
City leaderships are being confronted by growing complexity within IT and operations
Tigo positioned as the second largest telecom in Tanzania
Increased its traffic by 2.3 billion minutes and total market by 2.8 billion