Category Archives: Mobile

Zain launches 4G in South Sudan

Mobile operator Zain rolled out 4G in South Sudan. The South Sudanese Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies and Postal Services has stated that the entry of the telecoms company into this market segment is the result of successful negotiations with the National Communications Authority (NCA). The CEO of Zain South Sudan, Khalid Abdalla, said, We [...]

Ooredoo provides safe & sound app for families in Oman

Ooredoo has launched Safe & Sound, a family safety mobile app based on Smith Micro Softwares SafePath Family platform. The mobile app is accessible on Android smartphone and tablet users and offers real-time location services and parental controls functionality to give parents peace of mind. The Director of Branding, Communications and Corporate Affairs at Ooredoo Oman, [...]

NetOne partners with Huawei to upgrade its telecom network across Zimbabwe

Huawei has partnered with NetOne to upgrade its telecom network which will aim at improving the mobile broadband across Zimbabwe. The US$400 000 project is expected to commence soon with the required equipment procured by Huawei is already in the country ahead of the commencement of the project. “We have partnered with Netone company to [...]

Hormuud Telecom obtains first mobile money license in Somalia

Somalias central bank awarded the countrys first mobile money license to Mogadishu-based Hormuud Telecom Somalia Inc, a move intended at developing the countrys digital payments system and integrating it with the global financial system. Hormuud Telecom has approximately 3.6 million subscribers in Somalia, a country of more than 15 million people, and roughly 3 million [...]

Expresso Telecom to deploy 4G in Senegal

Mobile operator Expresso Telecom in Senegal, a subsidiary of Sudanese Sudatel, has finally obtained the confirmation of the telecom regulator to launch 4G, after several months of negotiations. The arrangement was signed last February 26, 2021, when a delegation of the Sudanese telecom group arrived in Senegal. Led by Magdi Taha the CEO of Sudatel, [...]

Beeline Telecoms Limited becomes the fourth mobile operator in Zambia

Beeline Telecoms Limited becomes the fourth mobile operator in Zambia. Beeline Telecoms Limited, a wholly Zambian owned company will, following issuance of the license and associated conditions, will be required to begin operations within six months failure to which, unless determined otherwise by the Authority, the license will be revoked. The decision by the Authority [...]

Mobily partners with Nokia in Saudi Arabia

Mobily and Nokia have renewed their managed services partnership by signing a three-year agreement under which Nokia will manage and maintain the radio and transport network in Riyadh and other regions. Nokia has been a managed services partner to Mobily for the past ten years. The wide-ranging managed services collaboration will see Nokia supporting a range [...]