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Telecoms department says working to bring data costs down – Eyewitness News

JOHANNESBURG – Deputy Telecommunications Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department is working hard to bring down the costs of data. Last year, South Africans took to social media to rally against the high cost of mobile data, using the hashtag #DataMustFall. There have been calls for government and regulators to reign in network providers’ data charges, with some studies indicating ... Read More »

Caricel dilemma – Government reportedly trying to broker sale of … – Jamaica Gleaner

The Government’s headache over the telecommunications firm Symbiote Investments Limited could disappear if the principals accept an offer from interested buyers who are reportedly looking to take it over. But the company has said for any offer to be considered, it would have to be very attractive. Sunday Gleaner sources say the owners of Symbiote, which trades as Caricel, have ... Read More »

Caricel dilemma – Government reportedly trying to broker sale of telecoms firm as international partners hint at … – Jamaica Gleaner

The Government’s headache over the telecommunications firm Symbiote Investments Limited could disappear if the principals accept an offer from interested buyers who are reportedly looking to take it over. But the company has said for any offer to be considered, it would have to be very attractive. Sunday Gleaner sources say the owners of Symbiote, which trades as Caricel, have ... Read More »

Iran’s ISP Shatel to Offer MVNO Services

Iran’s ISP Shatel to Offer MVNO Services Iran’s largest Internet service provider Shatel Group has been given the go-ahead to offer ‘full’ Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) services by the Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) affiliated to the Telecoms Ministry. According to a company press release, Shatel will offer MVNO services under the brand name ‘Shatel Mobile’. The company will sell ... Read More »

Aerovoyce to launch MVNO operations in Tamil Nadu circle by April

Aerovoyce to launch MVNO operations in Tamil Nadu circle by April After almost a year after DoT’s green signal for Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNOs), India might just get its first MVNO operator soon. Aerovoyce, a Chennai-based company has received approval for MVNO operations from DoT under its parent unit called ADPAY MOBILE PAYMENT PVT. LTD. Sivakumar Kuppusamy, Founder & CEO ... Read More »

NCC, Telecoms Firms Collaborate in Rebuilding Facilities Lost to Boko Haram Insurgency in N'East – THISDAY Newspapers

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). By Michael Olugbode The National Communications Commission (NCC) is working with telecommunications firms to rebuild facilities worth billions of naira lost to Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east.   One of the major facilities attacked by the insurgents in a siege that lasted about five years in parts of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States were telecommunications ... Read More »

NCC to Promote Fair Competition, Sustainable Growth in Telecoms Sector – THISDAY Newspapers

John Shiklam in KadunaThe Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said it will  continue to strengthen its regulatory function to ensure fair competition and sustainable growth of the telecoms sector. Speaking at its day  at  the 38th Kaduna International Trade Fair, the Executive Vice of the commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, noted  that huge opportunities still exist for private sector investment ... Read More »