Nokia threatens to quit India’s BSNL, unless $120m debt is cleared immediately
Nokia is one of state owned BSNL’s biggest suppliers for its mobile networks which connect over 120 million people across India with voice and data services
STC needs more time to complete Vodafone Egypt stake acquisition
STC has requested a 60 day extension to the MoU in order to complete the $2.4 billion deal
Ericsson fast tracks the evolution of 5G with release of standalone software
The software enables 5G NR to operate independently of 4G networks, leading to higher levels of performance and new capabilities
Orange partners with Avaya in Jordan to provide remote-working solutions
The partnership will allow Orange Jordan to make Avaya Spaces available to its 5 million subscribers in Jordan
Ericsson: Evolving the network core from 4G to 5G, cost efficiently
Said Zantout, head of solution area OSS, core and cloud at Ericsson Middle East and Africa looks at strategies for cutting the cost of rolling out 5G
COAI and 5G-ACAI sign MoU to fast track 5G in India
The agreement will boost collaboration between the two organisations over the next three years
12 firms bid to enter Ethiopia’s telecoms market
Etisalat and STC are among 12 firms to submit an interest in acquiring a license in Africa’s second largest telecoms market
Check out the latest digital edition of CommsMEA
The June – August issue of CommsMEA brings you the latest news from the Middle East and Africa’s telecoms sector, as the region continues to come to terms with the ‘new reality’ of the Covid 19 pandemic