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Multitel launhes LTE in five Angolan provinces

Published 10 Sep 2019 10:57 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Multitel has launched LTE networks in the country's five biggest provinces, namely Luanda, Benguela, Cabinda, Huambo and Huila, with speeds of 100 Mbps down ...

Claranet Portugal partners with Angola's MSTelcom

Published 03 Sep 2019 12:28 CET | Angola, Portugal

Cloud and security services provider Claranet Portugal has partnered with MSTelcom, part of Angolan conglomerate Sonangol....

DStv Angola launches new pay-TV package

Published 02 Sep 2019 10:47 CET | Angola

DStv Angola has launched a new pay-TV package that already includes VAT, which comes into force within a month, reports Mercado. In order to ensure that families facing ...

KPMG to help select 4th Angolan operator

Published 26 Aug 2019 15:42 CET | Angola

Angola's inter-ministerial working group for the selection of a fourth unified global electronic communications provider has hired KPMG Angola to evaluate the full process ...

Angola to activate over 40 free Wi-Fi points in Cuando Cubango

Published 16 Aug 2019 16:11 CET | Angola

Each of them supports 250 users simultaneously, with a 120-meter operating range. Tchiyoca added that the free Wi-Fi access points will help the local population due to ...

Sonangol to offer Unitel shareholders stake ahead of tender

Published 14 Aug 2019 15:14 CET | Angola

Unitel's shareholders will be able to exercise their right of first refusal for Sonangol's 25 percent stake if the company decides to sell, said Sebastiao Gaspar Matins, CEO ...

Angola plans to privatize dozen telecom companies

Published 12 Aug 2019 16:41 CET | Angola

The Angolan government plans to privatize a dozen or so companies in the telecommunications sector by 2022, reports Mercado. The list includes Unitel, MS Telecom, ACS and Net ...

Angola Cables set to launch live gaming portal

Published 06 Aug 2019 16:01 CET | Angola

Angola Cables announced that, through its low latency submarine fibre cable routes, the operator will provide a new Live Gaming Portal in Angola. This will be open to all ...

Angolan pay-TV operators to increase prices from September

Published 05 Aug 2019 14:50 CET | Angola

Angolan pay-TV operators TVCabo and Zap have announced they will once again increase prices for their services, by 13 percent, reports Menos Fios. The new price lists for the ...

Angola mobile base down slightly to 13.2 mln in 2018

Published 01 Aug 2019 13:27 CET | Angola

Unitel continues to dominate the mobile telephony market with a 75 percent share, followed by Movicel (25%). In the fixed network segment, Angola Telecom is market leader ...

Africell to spend part of USD 100 mln credit on mobile payments, bid for Angolan licence

Published 29 Jul 2019 09:23 CET | Africa, Angola

Africell plans to spend part of a USD 100 million credit line on expanding its infrastructure and fintech services, Reuters reported. The company is also planning to bid for ...

TVCabo introduces Viv Mais IPTV platform

Published 24 Jul 2019 14:23 CET | Angola

Angolan operator TVCabo has presented Viv Mais IPTV, an advanced internet TV platform, which allows users to watch the premium Zap and DStv channels, at home with TVCabo's ...

Angolan pay-TV operators to increase prices by 13% - report

Published 19 Jul 2019 14:43 CET | Angola

Angolan pay-TV operators DSTV-Multichoice, TV Cabo and Zap will soon increase the price of their services by 13 percent, a source told Angop. This is the last increase that ...

Unitel shareholders consider listing and share sale - report

Published 05 Jul 2019 14:31 CET | Angola

Market analysts estimate that Unitel could be worth at least USD 2 billion. The company has 10.4 million subscribers, ending 2018 with revenues of USD 958 million and EBITDA ...

Angola partners with Finland to improve ICT sector

Published 05 Jul 2019 10:41 CET | Angola, Finland

The Angolan and Finnish governments have signed a broadband and ICT cooperation agreement, reports Ecofin. Angolan telecoms minister Jose Carvalho Da Rocha, and the Finnish ...

Angola Cables launches cloud service

Published 28 Jun 2019 12:45 CET | Angola

Angola Cables has launched cloud infrastructure as a service (IaaS), reports Teletime. The platform aims to provide corporate customers with performance gains, increased ...

No agreement on chairman of the board at Unitel

Published 21 Jun 2019 11:47 CET | Angola

The General Shareholders Assembly for Angolan operator Unitel, which was supposed to meet this week and elect a new chairman of the board of directors, has been postponed due ...

Unitel aims for 100% mobile coverage of Angola

Published 21 Jun 2019 11:45 CET | Angola

Angolan operator Unitel is aiming to consolidate and expand 3G and 4G networks to all locations before moving on to 5G, deputy director for corporate affairs, Eunice de ...

Vodacom sells business operations in 5 markets, partners with local buyers

Published 21 Jun 2019 09:35 CET | Angola, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Zambia

Vodacom Group has announced a strategic repositioning of its Vodacom Business Africa operations. The company is selling off the activities and instead partnering with local ...

Zap invests in content production

Published 20 Jun 2019 12:37 CET | Angola, Portugal

Angolan pay-TV operator Zap is betting on content production, having recently inaugurated a production company in Tatalona near Luanda which by the end of the year should ...

Oi receives two bids for 25% stake in Unitel - report

Published 14 Jun 2019 15:13 CET | Angola

Brazilian operator Oi received two bids for its 25 percent stake in Angolan mobile telephony operator Unitel, reports Angola 24 Horas. One of the proposals is said to be from ...

Avanti inks distributor deal with Mgi in South Sudan, Chad and Angola

Published 11 Jun 2019 14:59 CET | Angola, Chad, South Sudan

Avanti has signed an agreement with Mgi global services, an international voice and data service provider, making Mgi one of Avanti's exclusive master distributors for Hylas ...

Zap compensates customers for unauthorised rates by offering higher specification services

Published 10 Jun 2019 13:37 CET | Angola

Angolan pay-TV operator Zap is offering customers of its Mini and Max packages a higher package than the one requested, as compensation for charging them from 26 February to ...

Unitel mulls launch of mobile banking service

Published 04 Jun 2019 13:55 CET | Angola

Unitel CEO Miguel Geraldes said that the Angolan mobile operator is considering the possibility of entering the mobile banking business. Speaking to Lusa, he pointed out that ...

Zap to reduce prices by 25% from 1 June

Published 31 May 2019 17:41 CET | Angola

Angolan pay-TV operator Zap has announced it will reduce service prices by 25 percent as of 1 June. In a statement, Zap noted it updated the prices on 26 February by 40 ...