SOUTH SUDAN: MTN sees users and infrastructure shrink
Published in issue 00771 of 08 Jun 2017
MTN South Sudan has lost some 10 percent of its subscribers since violence flared in July 2016 which saw half its transmission sites forced offline in the third-year of the civil war.
SOUTH SUDAN: SES signs with MADA for Internet services
Published in issue 00745 of 01 Dec 2016
Satellite operator SES has announced a multi-year agreement with MADA Communications International to provide Internet services in Juba, South Sudan.
The deal is a multi-year operation... More
SOUTH SUDAN: RCS-Communication signs to double bandwidth by 2018
Published in issue 00739 of 13 Oct 2016
RCS-Communication has contracted O3b Networks to more than double its bandwidth capacity over the next two years. RCS signed a long-term deal with O3b in 2013 and was the second African business to... More
SOUTH SUDAN: Zain hunkers down to await the recovery
Published in issue 00733 of 01 Sep 2016
Zain South Sudan is reported to have scaled-down its operations and cut the number of expatriate staff in an attempt to survive an economic crisis following more than two years of civil war. ... More
SOUTH SUDAN: MTN battens down the hatches to weather the storm
Published in issue 00723 of 16 Jun 2016
Two years of civil war has created a tough economic climate which has seen MTN South Sudan seek ways of cutting costs in the face of reduced demand for its services. It has said that it will axing ... More
SOUTH SUDAN: MTN reduces scale of operations following slow-down
Published in issue 00713 of 07 Apr 2016
MTN South Sudan is to reduce the scale of its operations due to the current economic-crisis being experienced in the country.
MTN currently employs 170 staff in the county, and accordi... More
SOUTH SUDAN: President approves restoration of Zain in Bentiu
Published in issue 00712 of 31 Mar 2016
Zain South Sudan has re-activated its network in Bentiu town, capital of Northern Liech State (former Unity state). The town lost its network in late 2013 after it was directly affected by the conf... More
SOUTH SUDAN: Zain extends Rubiem channel turnaround agreement
Published in issue 00703 of 28 Jan 2016
Zimbabwean-based Rubiem Technologies has won a further contract to promote the Zain brand. In 2015 Rubiem was awarded a contract to design and implement the 'go to' market strate... More
SOUTH SUDAN: Fibre plans to mature by 2017
Published in issue 00664 of 09 Apr 2015
South Sudan plans to lay a fibre-optic cable to bring broadband Internet to its citizens in the next two years.
Minister for Telecommunications and Postal services Rebec... More
SOUTH SUDAN: MTN sees subscribers rise despite SIM registration
Published in issue 00660 of 12 Mar 2015
MTN Sudan saw the number of mobile subscribers rise by 2.6 percent to 9 million at the end of December 2014, in a weak economy and faced with subscriber registration requirements... More