Tag Archives: Airtel

Vubiquity, an Amdocs company to provide Airtel Africa with multi-country premium media content and curation via content-as-a-service solution on Microsoft Azure

Vubiquity, an Amdocs company, and one of the leading global providers of premium content services and media technology solutions, announced that it will become a premium content supplier and exclusive content curator for Airtel Africa. Airtel Africa has inked an agreement with Vubiquity to provide multi-country premium media content and curation via a Content-as-a-Service Solution on Azure [...]

Airtel collaborates with Trace Africa and introduces TV platform

Airtel Nigeria has decided to redefine the television viewing experience for its subscribers with the launch of Airtel TV, a one-stop platform for all entertainment – music videos, live TV, sports, news and more. The Airtel TV app, which has been made available on iOS and Android, is subscription-free and gives registered users unlimited access [...]

Airtel to roll out mobile money in Nigeria

Airtel Africa has declared it will soon introduce its mobile money business in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer, Raghunath Mandava, claimed that the growth in revenue was attributed to the double-digits growth across business products in Nigeria and East Africa. The telecommunications and mobile money service provider, present in 14 countries across East, Central and [...]

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 [...]