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Angolan government to privatize nationalized media

Published 23 Jul 2021 15:43 CET | Angola

A public tender will be launched "soon" for the reprivatization of TV Zimbo and Grupo Media Nova, Angola's Minister of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Media, ...

Zap launches Wi-Fi hotspots in Luanda

Published 19 Jul 2021 14:45 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Zap has launched Zap Wi-Fi, allowing users to go online outside their homes using several access points in specific locations in Luanda, according to Menos ...

Unitel to support Angolan filmmakers

Published 19 Jul 2021 11:53 CET | Angola

Angolan telecom operator Unitel launched a contest worth AOA 27 million to support audiovisual works by young Angolan talents, in the categories of feature and short films, ...

Africell picks Nokia to deploy 5G-ready network in Angola

Published 12 Jul 2021 14:16 CET | Angola

Nokia said it has signed a deal to deploy its comprehensive network technologies to Angola's new mobile operator Africell, to provide 2G, 3G and 4G services in the capital ...

Angolan Parliament to consider tax incentives for Africell

Published 06 Jul 2021 16:41 CET | Angola

Angola's fourth mobile operator Africell may benefit from tax incentives, namely the reduction of the final rate of Industrial Tax to 3.5 percent for a period of eight years, ...

Movicel gets new shareholder and management

Published 06 Jul 2021 16:30 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Movicel has a new shareholding structure, following the arrival of Angolan group GAFP with a 38 percent stake, reports Expansao. However, the Angolan state ...

Angola Telecom to take Movicel stake in proposed capital hike - report

Published 29 Jun 2021 16:22 CET | Angola

Angola Telecom will again become a shareholder of Movicel after leaving the company at the end of 2019, due to the huge debt that the company has with the national telecom ...

Vida TV closes after suspension by Angolan government

Published 28 Jun 2021 12:58 CET | Angola

Vida TV, one of the TV channels suspended since April by the Angolan government for "non-conformities" will close its doors at the end of July, leaving more than 300 people ...

Angola govt calls for increased awareness to prevent cybercrime

Published 28 Jun 2021 12:51 CET | Angola

Angola's Minister of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Media, Manuel Homem, announced the need to start a digital literacy program in order to address the sharp ...

Angolan govt to put Angolan Telecom transport infrastructure concession out to tender

Published 22 Jun 2021 15:25 CET | Angola

The Angolan government is going ahead with an international public tender offer for a concession for Angola Telecom's national and metropolitan transport infrastructure, ...

Africell promises to shake up Angolan market

Published 22 Jun 2021 15:22 CET | Angola

Africell, the first wholly foreign-owned operator licensed to provide mobile services in Angola, has promised to shake up the country's "overly cozy" market, according to ...

Africell appoints Lundh as CEO for Angolan operations

Published 22 Jun 2021 10:50 CET | Angola

Africell Group has announced the appointment of Christopher Lundh as CEO of Africell Angola. Lundh joins Africell after five years as a MD and chief commercial officer of ...

Huawei invests USD 60 mln into tech centres in Angola

Published 21 Jun 2021 13:09 CET | Angola

Huawei said it has invested USD 60 million into the construction of two technology training centres in Angola, with capacity for 2,000 young people, ANGOP reported. Director ...

Angolan govt urges Kenya's Safaricom to invest in market

Published 21 Jun 2021 10:48 CET | Angola, Kenya

Angola's Minister for the Economy and Planning, Sergio Santos, is encouraging Kenyan telecoms operator Safaricom to invest in Angola, with a view to increasing competition in ...

Angola to define operators with significant market power

Published 07 Jun 2021 14:04 CET | Angola

Angola's Electronic Communications Regulatory Authority (Inacom) will determine, declare and publish, on an annual basis, the list of operators that have significant market ...

Unitel to launch instant payment system in October

Published 31 May 2021 15:25 CET | Angola

Mobile operator Unitel will launch the first instant payments and money transfers service via telephone terminals in Angola on 1 October, according to the director of the ...

Angola kicks off sale of 51% stake in Net One

Published 31 May 2021 14:48 CET | Angola

Angola's Instituto de Gestao de Ativos e Participacoes do Estado (IGAPE) has launched a limited tender by prior qualification for the sale of the 51 percent stake owned by MS ...

Angola reaches 15 million mobile telephony users

Published 24 May 2021 16:41 CET | Angola

Angola's Minister of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Media, Manuel Homem, said that the increase of internet, mobile telephony and TV service users as a result ...

Unitel identifies four provinces for priority 5G rollout in Angola

Published 24 May 2021 16:37 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Unitel has identified Luanda, Cabinda, Benguela and Huila as the priority provinces for the rollout of 5G, according to general director Miguel Geraldes, ...

Angolan president approves emergency contract for satellite ground station

Published 30 Apr 2021 17:37 CET | Angola

The president of Angola has approved the installation of a ground antenna for the Angosat-2 satellite set to launch in the first half of 2022, reports Novo Jornal. The ...

Zap Viva resumes broadcasting in Mozambique and Portugal

Published 29 Apr 2021 17:31 CET | Angola, Mozambique, Portugal

African telecom operator Zap announced that the Zap Viva channel has resumed broadcasting in Mozambique and Portugal, reports Angola 24 Horas. On 21 April, the Angolan ...

Angola to set up 5G Observatory

Published 29 Apr 2021 17:00 CET | Angola

Angola's Ministry of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Media has signed an agreement with the International University of Kwanza (UNIC) to set up a "5G ...

Angola suspends TV Record, Zap Viva and Vida TV

Published 21 Apr 2021 14:30 CET | Angola

Angola's Ministry of Telecommunications, Information Technology and Media has announced the suspension of broadcasts on TV Record, Zap Viva and Vida TV, reports RNA. The ...

Africell to start operations in Angola in December

Published 20 Apr 2021 13:48 CET | Angola

Angola's national director for Telecommunications and IT, Matias Manuel da Silva Borges, said that mobile operator Africell will start operating in December, reports Angop. ...

Ericsson to ready Unitel network for 5G

Published 14 Apr 2021 09:34 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Unitel and Ericsson have signed a three-year frame agreement for the supply of Ericsson Radio System solutions, plus core and related services. Ericsson will ...

 




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