SUDAN: Zain signs for second phase of USF
Published in issue 00746 of 08 Dec 2016
A framework agreement was signed on 27 November between the National Telecommunications Corporation (NTC) and the Sudanese Mobile Telephone Company (Zain), the Sudan News Agency reported. ... More
SUDAN: Etisalat completes Canar sale
Published in issue 00731 of 18 Aug 2016
Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat) completed the sale of its 92.3 percent stake in fixed line operator Canar Telecommunication Company (Canar) to the Bank of Khartoum.
SUDAN: Bank blocks Zain sale deal
Published in issue 00724 of 23 Jun 2016
The Bank of Khartoum is to now buy Etisalat Group's 92.3 percent shareholding in fixed line operator Canar for AED 349.6 million (USD 95.16 million), Etisalat said early last week.
SUDAN: Minister reports 11.6 million Internet users
Published in issue 00721 of 02 Jun 2016
More than half of Sudan’s 36.7 million people have a mobile phone, and nearly 12 million are connected to the Internet. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology announced tha... More
SUDAN: Zain moves on fixed-line provider Canar
Published in issue 00717 of 05 May 2016
Zain has agreed to buy Etisalat’s 92.3 percent stake in fixed line operator Canar for AED 349.6 million (USD 95.2 million). Zain is already the lead mobile operator by subscribers and has lon... More
SUDAN: Zain launches first phase of LTE
Published in issue 00716 of 28 Apr 2016
Zain Sudan has officially launched its 4G LTE network. Sudan is the sixth Zain operation to launch LTE. In the first phase 4G coverage will cover Khartoum; Medani; Port Sudan and El Obeid. Ericsson... More
SUDAN: MTN Sudan sees subscriber base fall to 8.5 million in 2015
Published in issue 00709 of 10 Mar 2016
MTN Sudan saw the number of subscribers fall some 5.5 percent in 2015 to 8.5 million at the end of 2015 due to subscriber registration requirements.
Total revenue rose by 14.8 percent to SDG... More
SUDAN: Security issues cuts off State
Published in issue 00689 of 08 Oct 2015
Zain's network in the Bhar el Ghazal region experienced a network outage last week. The outage was attributed to network antenna being disabled after a bullet hit it between Luri... More
SUDAN: Currency devaluation eats into Sudatel first half
Published in issue 00685 of 10 Sep 2015
Sudatel Telecom Group (STG) has reported consolidated revenues of USD 220.2 million for the first six months of 2015, unchanged year-on-year in local currencies. The group's cons... More
SUDAN: Zain seeks to strengthen market share
Published in issue 00680 of 06 Aug 2015
Zain Sudan is to spend some USD 200 million in the next 12 months to expand and develop its mobile network, Chief Executive Elfatih Erwa told Reuters.
Zain Sudan has comp... More