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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 ...

SatADSL and Camtel team up to connect Cameroon

Published 21 May 2018 14:41 CET | Cameroon

SatADSL, a provider of VSAT services via satellite, and Cameroonian operator Camtel, have announced a partnership to provide satellite connectivity nationwide. The formal ...

MTN Cameroon extends sponsorship of national football league

Published 21 May 2018 13:01 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon and the Cameroon Professional Football League (LFPC) have expanded their partnership after assessing the first year of implementation of the agreement. Following ...

MTN signs concession addendum, improves coverage for 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Published 07 May 2018 07:55 CET | Cameroon

MTN said it has signed an addendum to the concession agreement with the government of Cameroon of 11 March 2015. This addendum completes the concession assigned to MTN in ...

MTN Cameroon customer base declines to 6.60 mln in Q1

Published 03 May 2018 16:08 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon's number of subscribers decreased by 6.5 percent in the first quarter to 6.60 million, down from 7.05 million at the end of 2017. Cameroon remains a challenging ...

MTN Cameroon inks mobile money deal with CNPS

Published 27 Apr 2018 10:49 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon and the National Social Insurance Fund (CNPS) have signed an agreement to digitise certain CNPS transactions using MTN Mobile Money. The first phase concerns the ...

Camtel deploys Friendly Technologies' TR-069 Server

Published 16 Apr 2018 10:18 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian operator Camtel has chosen Friendly Technologies' TR-069 ACS for remote management of subscriber CPEs. Camtel had been looking for a TR-069 device management ...

Orange Cameroon agrees additional clauses under current mobile licence

Published 13 Apr 2018 09:02 CET | Cameroon

Orange Cameroon and the country's ministry of posts and telecommunications (Minpostel) have signed an agreement which adds a number of new clauses to the operator's existing ...

Work on Cameroon-Brazil SAIL cable to end by late summer – report

Published 12 Apr 2018 09:08 CET | Brazil, Cameroon

The completion of the South Atlantic Inter Link (SAIL) cable system, linking Cameroon to Brazil, is expected between August and September, based on the information gathered ...

Cameroon and Huawei commit to strong digital economy

Published 23 Mar 2018 13:48 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon President Paul Biya and president of Huawei Northern Africa Peng Song have vowed to work hard to bring better connectivity and more digital opportunities to ...

United Bank for Africa and Nexttel partner to launch mobile money service in Cameroon

Published 19 Mar 2018 10:49 CET | Cameroon

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has partnered with Viettel's subsidiary in Cameroon, Nexttel, to launch mobile money services, Journaldeucameroun reported. The decision ...