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'Africa & Middle East Telecom-Week' provides a cost-effective way of monitoring the fixed and mobile telecommunications sector in Africa and the Middle East with its weekly market update service which combines news with statistical analysis in the forma of charts and tables: this data is both hard-to-find and unique to the publication. In its 48 issues each year it covers all aspects of regional wireless and wireline news, and is sent via e-mail each Thursday as a PDF attachment.

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Source: Blycroft 2017

A & ME SUBSCRIBER STATISTICS: Africa Mobile Penetration 3Q 2016
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
The Africa mobile penetration, as expressed in its 'simple' form of the population divided by the number of mobile lines with activity within the last 90-days, was steady at 83 percent at the end of... More

AFGHANISTAN: Disaster management to be developed by ATRA and MCIT
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
The State Ministry from Disaster Management on the co-operation of the development of the Afghanistan Emergency Telecom Regulatory Framework (AETRF) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) ... More

 

AFRICA: Google looks to expand reach of CSquared
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
CSquared, Google’s African broadband infrastructure company, has attracted three new investors as Google seeks to improve Internet access via the roll-out of wholesale fibre backbone networks... More

AFRICA: Truecaller focuses on African advertising
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
Truecaller announced on 17 May that it will start rolling out its ads platform in Africa. Advertisers will be able to use the Truecaller app to reach more than 40 million African users. In 2016 it ... More 

KENYA: Tier III awarded to East Africa Data Centre
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
Liquid Telecom Kenya subsidiary, The East Africa Data Centre (EADC), has been granted Tier III Certification for its data centre, having achieved a delivery of 100 percent uptime in electricity supplies... More

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Targeted ads offered by Etisalat
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
The Arabian Radio Network (ARN) and Etisalat have partnered to launch a mobile app that offers Etisalat customers the chance to earn AED 15 (USD 4.08) every month. Etisalat subscribers will be able... More

GABON: Local intransigence forces IXP hosting rethink
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
Gabon was given the responsibility of providing a Central African Internet exchange point (IXP) in July 2015 by the African Union and was due to serve the sub-region for a two-year period. ... More

CAMEROON: Forum approves 10 deals, more to follow
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
Post and Telecommunications Minister Minette Libom li Likeng said a number of agreements were signed at the Digital Economy forum held in Yaounde from 15 - 17 May 2017, Agence Ecofin reported. Cameroon... More

MALI: New MD for Atel
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
Mobile operator Atel-SA has named Souleymane Diallo as its new Managing Director, Confidential Afrique reported. Diallo replaces French-national Eric Tronel who in turn succeeded Franco-Tunisian ... More

SUDAN: Sudatel eyes Oman MNO licence
Published in issue 00769 of 25 May 2017
Sudatel Telecom Group has submitted a bid for Oman’s third mobile network operator (MNO) licence, in line with its policy 'to enter new markets with potential growth'.  Sudatel to... More

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