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Ericsson and Orange roll out 4G in Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange have introduced a 4G network in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Orange will use Ericsson Radio System products and solutions to deploy 4G in 60 sites. With reduced latency, subscribers in Sierra Leone can enjoy online services, including HD video and network games. The CEO of Orange Sierra Leone, Aminata Kane Ndiaye, declared, The [...]

Mobily tests 5G network in Saudi Arabia

Mobily has positively led site tests in collaboration with Ericsson for 5G (fifth generation) in Makkah around the Haram area attaining speeds in excess of 1 gigabit (1,000 megabits). The tests by Mobily and Ericsson are the first in the Haram area, which has one of the highest mobile users in the world; upon deployment, [...]

Batelco partners with Ericsson to offer 5G services in Bahrain

Telecom services operator Batelco has inked a deal with Ericsson to commercially deploy 5G across Bahrain. Batelco chairman Shaikh Abdulla bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and Ericsson president and chief executive Börje Ekholm inked the agreement at Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay in the presence of Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed. The agreement, the newest in a long and successful collaboration [...]

MTN and Ericsson expand mobile money collaboration in Africa

MTN and Ericsson have inked a five-year contract extension to offer new products and deliver Managed Services for Mobile Money services in 13 countries across Africa and the Middle East. The new agreement comprises introduction of Ericsson Wallet Platform in new markets on top of existing 13 countries. The introduction of Ericssons Wallet Platform will [...]

Jamcell Telecommunication Network to begin operations in Liberia

Liberia’s telecommunications market is enriched by a new broadband Internet service provider. The Telecommunications Authority (LTA) has just granted an individual universal license to JamCell. Jamcell will be able to evolve in the Data segment, but also to offer voice and video services. JamCell will be offering Triple Play across the country. JamCell will offer [...]

MTN and Ericsson to launch 5G trial in Africa

MTN and Ericsson announced the launch of 5G technology and applications trial in Africa, which is part of a 5G demonstration starting in the first quarter of 2018. The 5G trial with MTN achieved a throughput of more than 20Gbps, with less than 5ms latency, the highest achieved on a mobile network in Africa, the [...]

Ericsson’s Nuvu to screen content from 20th Century Fox Television Distribution

A multi-year feature film deal has been signed between Ericsson and the international content distributor, 20th Century Fox. The pact will benefit Nuvu, the subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service of Ericsson across the sub-Saharan African countries. Content will include famous titles such as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Fault in Our Stars, The [...]

Ericsson sealed several content deals SVOD service Nuvu

Ericsson, the multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services company, has revealed its series of partnerships with content distributors for its subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, Nuvu for mobile operators in Africa. Over 2500 hours of content have been acquired by Ericsson from worldwide distributors such as Viacom (MTV, BET, Nickelodeon), MGM, CBS, Al [...]