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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 2/19/2018
Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel, saddled with about US$13.9 billion in debt, is considering an IPO of its African operations in order to better balance its books. But is this a good time and will there be an appetite for such an offering?
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The Staff, 2/14/2018
Standard Bank might be the next company to launch a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) business in South Africa, according to a report from Tech Central.
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PRESS RELEASE, 2/13/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- NAIROBI -- Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has launched a new all-inclusive music streaming service offering a wide variety of music to consumers, as well as an additional platform for artistes to sell their music.
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PRESS RELEASE, 2/12/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- BARCELONA -- SatADSL, a provider of professional VSAT services via satellite, today announced an innovative new service for Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) which will enable them to deliver satellite-based connectivity without investment in physical infrastructure.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 2/12/2018
Nigerian mobile operator, which is waiting for a new owner to be approved by the country's authorities, is losing customers and market share despite overall market growth, according to the latest statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
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The Staff, 2/9/2018
MTN is once again considering an IPO of its business in Nigeria, according to a Reuters report.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 2/7/2018
Mobile operators beware: Africa's governments have found a new way to raise more cash from the wireless services sector, this time in the form of fines and other financial penalties such as higher taxes.
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The Staff, 2/6/2018
Millicom may have reduced the number of markets in which it owns mobile operator businesses across Africa during the past year, but it appears to have hung on to the best of the bunch.
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The Staff, 2/2/2018
Mobile service provider Orange has partnered with the CNED (National Distance Learning Centre) to distribute educational content sourced from universities and training centers to smartphone users in Africa.
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DinoCiter
Posted by DinoCiter |  In reply to: Vodacom Reports Revenues Hike of 6.7%
I hope the fall of the stock exchanges do not put to bad this beautiful company

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MartinPTP
Posted by MartinPTP |  In reply to: Kenyan Authorities Drop Plans to Break Up Safaricom Report
Monopolies are so dangerous, a good decision, more complicated but is needed the courage

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AlanFord
Posted by AlanFord |  In reply to: Airtel Downplays Africa Exit Talk Report
76 % of loss, it is just enormous

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