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Celebrating Telecoms Heroes – THISDAY Newspapers

Emma Okonji reviews the recent celebration of telecoms heroes in information communication technology Since the inception of GSM in the Nigerian telecoms space in 2001, the sector has contributed so much to gross domestic product (GDP) and foreign direct investment (FDI), which has led to thousands of direct and indirect jobs created in the sector. Today the country can boast ... Read More »

RCom in talks over sale of remaining telecoms assets – Financial Times

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications is in discussions with TPG, Blackstone and other bidders over the sale of its remaining telecommunications assets in a deal that would mark the tycoon’s formal exit from India’s telecommunications sector. According to people involved in the talks, the sale of RCom’s international submarine cable network, fixed-line telecoms network and data centres has attracted bids from ... Read More »

RCom in talks over sale of remaining telecoms assets

Anil Ambani’s Reliance Communications is in discussions with TPG, Blackstone and other bidders over the sale of its remaining telecommunications assets in a transaction that would mark the tycoon’s formal exit from India’s telecommunications sector. According to people involved in the deal, the sale of RCom’s international submarine cable network, fixed-line telecoms network and data centres has attracted bids from ... Read More »

SA begins countdown to ITU telecoms conference

Minister Siyabonga Cwele spoke at the opening ceremony of the 2017 ITU Telecom World in South Korea. (Photo source: ITU) South Africa is ready to host the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU’s) telecom and ICT industry event in Durban next month. This is according to telecoms and postal services minister Siyabonga Cwele, speaking about SA becoming the first African nation to ... Read More »

SEYI AKINRINDE AND OLABISI AJIBOYE LAUNCH INNOVATIVE TELECOMMUNICATION COMPANY, BRIDGEONE TELECOMS.

  August 15th, 2018 – Abeokuta, Ogun – Globalisation has taught us that there is no limit to what  technology via the internet can do. This is why Seyi Akinrinde and Olabisi Ajiboye launched BridgeOne Telecoms, a telecommunication company that provides wireless broadband and communication solutions and is in sync with the Tech Summit Ogun, and the fourth edition of ... Read More »

Turkish airline, telecoms firm to halt US advertising – Reuters

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s national airline and its main telecoms firm will halt advertising in U.S. media in response to the crisis in relations between the two allies, company officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A Turkish airlines airplane at a docking station at the TAV airport in Skopje, Macedonia May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski/File Photo Flag carrier Turkish Airlines ... Read More »

The Telecoms.com Podcast: Scraping the Barrel – Light Reading

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Light Reading The Telecoms.com Podcast: Scraping the BarrelLight ReadingWith 'the talent' all on holiday we're left with Jamie and Ray for this week's installment. The dynamic duo both had a chat with a senior Ericsson bod about its cunning US 5G investment plans, and Jamie updates us on what Samsung is up to — namely ... Read More »

Turkish airline, telecoms firm to halt U.S. advertising

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey’s national airline and its main telecoms firm will halt advertising in U.S. media in response to the crisis in relations between the two allies, company officials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A Turkish airlines airplane at a docking station at the TAV airport in Skopje, Macedonia May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski/File Photo Flag carrier Turkish Airlines ... Read More »

How churn is breaking the telecoms market – and what service providers can do about it

This is a guest blog post by Brendan O’Rourke, head of design at BriteBill, an Amdocs company. It’s no secret that today’s customers are more demanding than previous generations. They share their experiences online, they expect instant gratification 24-7, and the competition is just a mouse click away. The communications and media sector hasn’t traditionally been one that impresses customers ... Read More »