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Jumia suspends business in Cameroon

Published 19 Nov 2019 11:20 CET | Cameroon

African e-commerce group Jumia has suspended its business in Cameroon, casting doubts over its future in Nigeria, barely a week after its latest earnings call showed yet more ...

Cameroonian regulator invites bids for audit of telecoms firms

Published 15 Nov 2019 09:34 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's telecommunications regulator has announced that it will be recruiting a firm to audit the revenues of operators MTN Cameroon, Viettel Cameroon and Orange Cameroon, ...

Ministry picks MTN Cameroon to support digital transformation

Published 14 Nov 2019 12:28 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Public Service and Administrative Reforms (MINFOPRA) to support digital transformation. ...

Infinet Wireless negotiates expansion in Cameroon and Zimbabwe

Published 31 Oct 2019 12:10 CET | Cameroon, Zimbabwe

During the meetings, Camtel agreed to create a pilot zone to modernize and expand the existing Camtel telecommunications infrastructure using Infinet equipment. A meeting ...

MTN Cameroon launches 2019 end-of-year promotion with cars as grand prize

Published 16 Oct 2019 15:43 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has launched its 2019 end-of-year promotion, during which customers stand the chance to win a new car every week and XAF 5,000 in cash every five minutes. The ...

MTN Cameroon launches back-to-school support for underprivileged children

Published 02 Sep 2019 12:06 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced the launch of its 2019 Back2Skoul initiative aimed at supporting underprivileged children. More than 500 children will benefit from the initiative ...

Camtel, Huawei deliver Cameroon's command centre for video surveillance

Published 26 Aug 2019 11:34 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian prime minister Joseph Dion Ngute has inaugurated the national command centre for video surveillance in the capital Yaounde, reports Agence Ecofin. The 800 square ...

Camtel launches first AI training centre at University of Yaounde 1

Published 01 Aug 2019 11:11 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian operator Camtel has partnered with the University of Yaounde 1 to launch the first Artificial Intelligence (AI) training centre, ITWeb reported. Both have ...

MTN Cameroon launches MTN Fusion for professional clientele

Published 26 Jul 2019 12:34 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said it has launched MTN Fusion, a collaboration platform between the operator and companies. It will bring together MTN's current and future partners to provide ...

Cameroonian mobile operators form association to defend their interests

Published 23 Jul 2019 10:40 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian mobile phone operators have formed an association, Business In Cameroon reported. Named 'Association des operateurs concessionnaires de telephonie mobile au ...

Cameroonian regulator imposes XAF 3.5 bln fines on 3 mobile firms

Published 08 Jul 2019 12:32 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian telecommunication regulation agency ART has imposed XAF 3.5 billion in fines on MTN Cameroon, Orange Cameroon and Nexttel, Business In Cameroon reported. ART ...

MTN Cameroon Foundation delivers multimedia centre for school

Published 25 Jun 2019 10:56 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon's Foundation has opened a multimedia centre which it equipped and offered to Government High School Ekekom, Centre Region, as part of its digital schools ...

Camtel takes steps to limit risks of optical fibre disruptions

Published 28 May 2019 10:02 CET | Cameroon

State-owned operator Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) said its undertaking action to cut the risks of disruption to fibre services and ensure full time network ...

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 ...