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SA allows telecoms operators to keep broadband spectrum until 2028 – Moneyweb.co.za

CAPE TOWN – Six South African telecoms companies, including MTN Group and Vodacom, can keep their broadband radio spectrum licences until they expire in 2028 after agreeing to buy at least 30% of the government’s new Wireless Open Access Network (WOAN), the communications minister said on Wednesday. Minister Siyabonga Cwele told reporters an agreement was reached with operators on May ... Read More »

Former MTN CEO to lead Smile Telecoms operations in Nigeria – Guardian (blog)

Ahmad Farroukh, the Executive Director, Operations Smile Telecommunications Board says Africa is experiencing explosive data growth. Farroukh is an experienced telecoms executive with a distinguished record of commercial success, extensive experience working in Africa and an impressive ability to drive strategy and profitability in accordance with international standards. He has held executive management positions at Investcom Holdings and the MTN ... Read More »

Telecoms Higher on Defensive Tone, Deal Prospects — Telecoms Roundup – Fox Business

Shares of telecommunications companies rose amid optimism about the outlook for deals in the sector, and as a terrorist attack in the U.K. gave the stock market a defensive tone. Continue Reading Below AT&T plans to take an active role in programming and advertising strategy at Time Warner once the telecommunications provider acquires the entertainment conglomerate. Speaking to investors at ... Read More »

Telecoms giant Huawei enters PC market, battling Lenovo, HP, Dell – Irish Times

Chinese network and smartphone giant Huawei said on Tuesday it plans a global expansion into computers, posing a fresh challenge to established PC players in a market that has suffered from two years of steady sales volume declines. At a news conference in Berlin, Huawei introduced its first line-up of three personal computer models for consumers including a 15.6-inch screen ... Read More »

[ May 23, 2017 ] When NCC revved up campaign to promote telecoms subscribers' importance in Lagos Info Tech – NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)

From left, Comedienne and Face of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer, Helen Paul; the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Garba Umar Danbatta and actor and also Face of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer, Ali Nuhu, at the Lagos launch of 2017: Year of the Telecom Consumer by the NCC in Lagos, recently. The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) ... Read More »

Telecoms fail in UK takes down passport scanners in Australia – The Register

Airport chaos as check-in counters revert to archaic manual processes Updated International airline passengers in Australia, New Zealand and other nations have been told that problems processing passports at airports today were caused by a telecoms failure in the United Kingdom. Passengers started to complain of slow check-ins and long queues early Monday, Australian time. Australia’s Department of Immigration and ... Read More »

'Multiple taxes inimical to telecoms operations' – The Nation Nigeria – The Nation Newspaper

Olusola Teniola a computer and information engineer, is the Managing Director/CEO of Internet Solutions Nigeria, a pan-African information communication technology (ICT) firm also doubles as President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). In this interview with Bukola Aroloye he speaks on the growing concerns by telecoms operators over the increasing multiple taxation in the sector. Excerpts: What ... Read More »

'Multiple taxes inimical to telecoms operations' – The Nation Newspaper

Olusola Teniola a computer and information engineer, is the Managing Director/CEO of Internet Solutions Nigeria, a pan-African information communication technology (ICT) firm also doubles as President of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON). In this interview with Bukola Aroloye he speaks on the growing concerns by telecoms operators over the increasing multiple taxation in the sector. Excerpts: What ... Read More »