Tag Archives: Airtel

Facebook inked deal with Airtel and BCS to deploy optical fiber in the north-west of Uganda

The American company Facebook has returned to better feelings when it comes to investing in Uganda. The company that announced last August the halting of its ambitions, because of the introduction of the tax on social networks, has officially signed, last weekend, a partnership agreement with the mobile operator Airtel Uganda and Bandwidth & Cloud [...]

Telecom Egypt has completed the acquisition of MENA Cable Submarine Cable

Through its Egypt Submarine Cable Company subsidiary (EISCC), Telecom Egypt has completed the acquisition of Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable System (MENA SCS), a subsidiary of Orascom Investment Holding. The telecommunications operator announced it on September 17, 2018 on the Egyptian stock exchange. MENA SCS was purchased for $ 90 million. Telecom Egypt [...]

Airtel and Tigo launch AirtelTigo in Ghana

The new telecoms company, born from the merger of mobile operators Airtel and Tigo, unveiled its new brand name this November 14, 2017. It is AirtelTigo. According to Roshi Motman, the President and CEO of the new company, the combination of the two brands reflects the union of talents, technologies and tactical expertise of both [...]

Airtel and Millicom merger sealed in Ghana

The deal is closed for Bharti Airtel and Millicom International Cellular to become the second largest operator with 10 million mobile subscribers in Ghana. The companies have made an official announcement to merge their telecom operations. The merger will be a 50:50 stake and the governance rights of the new entity will generate revenues of [...]