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Orange Cameroon renews partnership with Fecafoot to 2023

Published 14 May 2019 10:19 CET | Cameroon

Orange Cameroon said it has renewed its partnership with the Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) until 2023, reports Business in Cameroon. Orange will provide financial ...

MTN Cameroon signs up over 1 mln new subscribers in Q1

Published 14 May 2019 10:13 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon says it signed up more than 1 million new subscribers in the first quarter of 2019 thanks to a strategy more focused on customer satisfaction and significant ...

Vietnamese and Cameroonian authorities attempt to resolve Nexttel crisis

Published 14 May 2019 10:09 CET | Cameroon, Vietnam

Vietnamese and Cameroonian authorities have begun talks to resolve the managerial crisis at Nexttel, the brand name of Viettel Cameroon, ITweb reported. It is a joint venture ...

Cameroonian regulator warns telecom firms against irregular installations of pylons, masts

Published 08 May 2019 09:23 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian telecommunication regulation agency ART has directed operators to stop uncontrolled installation of pylons, masts and towers for electronic communications, ...

Cameroon's watchdog rejects MTN's tariff proposal

Published 19 Apr 2019 11:55 CET | Cameroon

The Cameroonian Telecommunications Regulatory Board (TRB) has rejected MTN Cameroon's proposed tariff plan for 2019, ITWeb Africa reported. It rejected the operator's ...

MTN Cameroon subscriber base hits 8 mln in December 2018

Published 08 Mar 2019 11:04 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon reported a 11.7 percent rise in subscribers in 2018 to almost 8 million, giving it a 47.20 percent market share and a turnover of CFA 212 billion, with strong ...

MTN Cameroon to sell high-performance smartphones, focus on 3G, 4G after difficult 2018

Published 06 Feb 2019 08:58 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon will start selling affordable high-performance smartphones in service centres across the country, said chief executive officer Hendrik Kasteel, as reported by ...

Express Union and WorldRemit launch mobile money service to Cameroon

Published 04 Feb 2019 13:37 CET | Cameroon

WorldRemit has partnered with Express Finance Cameroon for international mobile money transfers to Cameroon. Using the WorldRemit app or website, the Cameroonian diaspora ...

Camtel sacks 50 staff

Published 21 Jan 2019 09:16 CET | Cameroon

State-owned operator Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has sacked fifty of its employees, including administrative, commercial and technical staff, ITWeb reported citing ...

Cameroon president appoints new Camtel general manager

Published 17 Dec 2018 10:52 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon president Paul Biya signed a decree promoting Judith Yah Sunday-Achidi as general manager of telecom operator Camtel (Cameroon Telecommunications), in which the ...

Camtel selects Sparkwest as preferred seller of SAIL cable capacity in Nigeria

Published 27 Nov 2018 14:39 CET | Cameroon, Nigeria

Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has contracted Nigerian network tech firm Sparkwest Steel Industries to sell connectivity on the South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) cable ...

Jumia to distribute Carrefour products in Cote d'Ivoire, Cameroon, Senegal and Kenya

Published 26 Nov 2018 16:36 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya, Senegal

African online retailer Jumia has signed two new deals to distribute Carrefour-branded products on its online platform from the start of next year. One of the two agreements ...

Eutelsat claims satellite TV lead in Cameroon, Nigeria and Ivory Coast

Published 13 Nov 2018 16:57 CET | Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria

Eutelsat said it's the satellite TV market leader in Cameroon, Ivory Coast and Nigeria, according to a study by Nielsen of television reception throughout the three ...

MTN Cameroon offers multimedia centre to technical school

Published 09 Nov 2018 10:36 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's MTN Foundation has offered a multimedia centre to Government Technical High School Douala-Koumassi within the framework of its Digital Schools programme. The ...

MTN Cameroon reorganises operational teams, cuts workforce by 10%

Published 06 Nov 2018 16:54 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon announced the structural reorganization of its operational teams in a bid to enhance efficiency, become more customer-centric and ensure future growth. This ...

MTN Cameroon service revenue declines by 8% in first 9 months

Published 29 Oct 2018 10:08 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon reported an 8.0 percent year-on-year (YoY) decline in service revenue in the first nine months to 30 September citing a difficult operating environment and amid ...

Yahsat deploys internet service in Cameroon

Published 08 Oct 2018 10:48 CET | Cameroon

Satellite communications services provider Yahsat is providing internet through its YahClick arm in Cameroon, reports Nextvame. Yahsat said that it wants to improve the ...

MTN and Orange top nPerf's mobile internet speed rankings in Cameroon

Published 03 Oct 2018 13:37 CET | Cameroon

MTN and Orange have earned the title of best mobile internet service providers in Cameroon from internet speed test site NPerf, based on their performance in the first half ...

MTN Cameroon appoints Kasteel as new CEO

Published 27 Sep 2018 09:20 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced the appointment of Hendrik Kasteel as the new chief executive officer, reports ITWeb.  Kasteel replaces Saim Yaksan, who has served as interim CEO ...

MTN Cameroon launches zero-rated Yabadoo video streaming

Published 26 Sep 2018 11:11 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced the launch of a video streaming service called Yabadoo, which provides local TV stations of reference such as CRTV, Canal2 International, STV, ...

Camtel plans branches in Brazil, South Africa and Nigeria

Published 19 Sep 2018 14:41 CET | Brazil, Cameroon, Nigeria, South Africa

Cameroon Mobile Telecommunications (Camtel), the incumbent operator in Cameroon, plans to open branches in Brazil, Nigeria and South Africa, Business In Cameroon reported. MD ...

South Atlantic Inter Link consortium completes installation of subsea cable

Published 05 Sep 2018 11:09 CET | Brazil, Cameroon, World

The South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) consortium has announced the completion of the close to 6000 km marine installation of its 25-year life-span transatlantic fibre optic ...

Gilat Telecom wins connectivity order from Nexttel in Cameroon

Published 16 Aug 2018 09:13 CET | Cameroon

Gilat Telecom, formerly known as Gilat Satcom, said that it has been chosen by Nexttel to provide 4G broadband services in Cameroon. Nexttel is part of the Viettel Group and ...

MTN Cameroon subscriber bases falls 6% in H1, service revenue drops by 7%

Published 08 Aug 2018 11:07 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon's subscriber base declined by 5.9 percent from December 2017 to 6.6 million on 30 June in a difficult operating environment, hit by a data shutdown and weak ...

Cameroon ministry adopts MTN mobile money for school fee payments

Published 04 Jun 2018 11:16 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Secondary Education (MINESEC) for the use of its mobile money system for the payment of ...