Tag Archives: Vodafone

Facebook to collaborate with telecom operators to build internet infrastructure in Africa

Facebook will partner with a group of telecoms operators to build Africas internet infrastructure.  Facebook stated in a statement that it will partner with six other companies including China Mobile International, Telecom Egypt and Vodafone to construct what they are calling “2Africa.” The project will build a massive 22,990-mile-long undersea cable around Africa, which the [...]

Vodacom and Safaricom seal the acquisition of M-Pesa brand from Vodafone

Vodacom and Safaricom announce that they have finalized the acquisition of the M-PESA brand, product development and support services from Vodafone through a newly-created joint venture. The transaction, which was first announced in 2019, will accelerate M-PESAs growth in Africa by giving both Vodacom and Safaricom full control of the M-PESA brand, product development and [...]

Vodafone to offer mobile network services in Oman

Vodafone Group has inked a strategic collaboration agreement with Oman Future Telecommunications to roll out mobile network services in the Sultanate of Oman. The pair have contracted a non-equity agreement that will see them launch a brand-new mobile network, offering 4G and 5G services. The network buildout will be completed by the second half of [...]

Vodafone offers 5G-ready sim cards in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has introduced 5G-ready Vodafone SIM cards. Vodafone subscribers having prepaid or postpaid mobile plans will have the opportunity to experience high-speed 5G mobile connectivity. The advantages of Vodafone 5G are incomparable; ultra-fast network speeds and low latency allowing faster, seamless connectivity. Subscribers can stream a sporting event with no interruption and download a full HD film in seconds. [...]

Vodafone and Movicel to collaborate in Angola

Vodafone Group signed a strategic consultancy partnership with Movicel Angola, with the companies set to cooperate in a number of business areas. Under the terms of the non-equity agreement, Vodafone will provide strategic and operational support in areas including consumer marketing, technology and business operations. It will also see the duo collaborate on further potential [...]

Vodafone Qatar and GBI sign new international data and internet connectivity agreement

Vodafone Qatar and Gulf Bridge International (GBI) announced the signing of a new long term agreement on top of their existing partnership that will provide the telecommunications company with IP transit service, International SDH and Global Ethernet from Qatar to Europe and Asia. The latter has the ability to grow further with the increase in consumer and [...]

Vodafone extends its 5G network in 6 key locations in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar has recently communicated that it is extending its 5G network in six key areas across Qatar, namely Abu Hamour, Al Azizya, Al Mamoura, Al Rayyan, Salwa Road, and Umm Salal Muhammed. Vodafone stated that the plan follows the companys objectives to switched on its first live 5G network to connect its first trial enterprise customer- Gulf [...]

Telecom tariffs to rise as from November in Ghana

Mobile operators Vodafone, AirtelTigo and MTN have recently declared an increase in the tariff of their telecom services as from November 1, 2018. According to the Chamber of Telecommunications of Ghana (GCT), this price change will take place following the introduction of new taxes by the government since August 1st. A communication issued by Kenneth Ashigbey, CEO [...]