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SON to Partner NCC, Telco's On New Technology Against Counterfeit Phones

By Femi Adekoya:

Wary of the intrigues being played by mobile phone dealers in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), yesterd..

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Africa and Middle East in Need of High Performance Wireless Connectivity Technologies

The lack of robust technologies that can maintain their high performance even in harsh climate has been cited as the cause poor services to custome..

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Africa’s mobile market set to quadruple

The African mobile telecom market is forecast to grow from a combined value of over US$60 billion in 2013 to a value in 2020 of almost US$234 billi..

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You Could Lose Your Money if Your Mobile Device Was Hacked Into

ICT Africa Writer
April 23, 2013

If somebody mentions fraud in the West, perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is credit card fraud. In Af..

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Bashir discusses investment difficulties with Zain Telecom directors

February 18, 2013
Sudan Tribue

The Sudanese president Omer Hassan al-Bashir met on Wednesday with several members of Zain Telecom’s board of ..

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$8 Billion Maroc Telecom Bid To Expand Etisalat’s Africa Presence

VENTURES AFRICA – Etisalat is keen to expand its share of the telecommunications sector in Africa following reports that the Abu Dhabi based comp..

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Telecoms boom leaves rural Africa behind

Friday 08 February 2013
Deccan Herald

While mobile phone usage has exploded across Africa over the last decade, transforming daily life and com..

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LTE services to launch in Uganda this year

By Lance Harris for African Enterprise | January 7, 2013

MTN Uganda is the latest African operator to reveal plans to offer a commercial LTE se..

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Nigeria: Alcatel-Lucent to Build 1,000 Base Stations for Etisalat Nigeria

By Chima Akwaja, 9 January 2013:

Alcatel-Lucent, global leader in mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies has signed a new deal to build 1,000..

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MTN targeted in suicide bomb plot

Kano - Authorities blame a radical Islamist sect for twin suicide car bombings targeting two major mobile phone companies, an official said on Satu..

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