MTN Uganda CEO deported over national security concerns

MTN Uganda Chief Executive Officer, Win Wim Vanhelleputte has been deported from the country over what the government is describing as national security concerns, Media reports from Uganda indicate that Vanhelleputte was deported yesterday evening aboard Brussels Airlines on the orders of the country’s  Internal Affairs minister Gen Jeje Odongo. He becomes the fourth employee […]

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Vodacom and Facebook partner to launch Facebook Flex in Lesotho

Vodacom has announced a new partnership with Facebook to launch Facebook Flex, a connectivity service that allows peoples to stay connected with news updates all free of charge. With Facebook Flex, customers will be able to switch between free and date modes where users will still be able to like, comment, share content all without […]

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Telkom introduces Free Zones with free calls for its pre-paid voice customers

Kenya’s third largest mobile operator Telkom has launched Free Zones for its pre-paid voice customers. The Telkom Free zones according to the operator is part of its commitment to offer more value and benefit to its customers. Telkom Free Zones are selected areas where Telkom Kenya offers free calls, all day and all night, with […]

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Liquid Telecom receives regulatory approval for ZAR 6.55 billion acquisition of Neotel

Pan-African telecoms group, Liquid Telecom has received approval from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the acquisition of South African communications network operator Neotel. The ZAR 6.55 billion acquisition follows approval from South Africa’s Competition Commission in October 2016. Under this acquisition, Liquid Telecom’s partner, South African investment group Royal Bafokeng Holdings […]

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IEC Telecom Group expands to Turkey

IEC Telecom Group has expanded its operations to Turkey.  The Turkey headquarters are established in Istanbul, and will have the same core activities as all other subsidiaries. The telecom, which has a strong presence in Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia says it found it necessary to fill the gap in between in order […]

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