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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 ...

MTN Cameroon says has no plans for exit

Published 16 Mar 2018 11:14 CET | Cameroon

MTN has dismissed reports that it will be exiting certain markets, including Cameroon. A statement from MTN Cameroon sought to reassure its clients and partners that MTN ...

MTN Cameroon FY revenue falls due to lower subscriber base

Published 08 Mar 2018 11:08 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon's total revenue in 2017 decreased by 6.6 percent on an organic basis to ZAR 5.38 billion, hit by the lower subscriber base and offset by 21.1 percent growth in ...

Orange Cameroon appoints Debord as CEO

Published 16 Feb 2018 09:24 CET | Cameroon

Orange Cameroon announced on Twitter the appointment of Frederic Debord as company CEO, effective from 15 February. He previously covered several senior roles in telecom ...

MTN Cameroon launches Facebook Flex

Published 06 Feb 2018 08:49 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon announced the launch of Facebook Flex in partnership with Facebook. Designed to function with any type of phone (2G, 3G and 4G), Facebook Flex enables the ...

CRTV launches news channel

Published 29 Jan 2018 09:01 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon Radio Television (Crtv) launched its 24-hour news channel on 28 January, reports Business in Cameroon. According to Charles Ndongo, CRTV's managing director the ...

MTN Cameroon extends network with new digital service centres

Published 14 Dec 2017 15:27 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has opened new Service Centre at the Yaounde Hilton Hotel as part of efforts to bring services closer to customers. The company said the new MTN Service Centre ...

MTN and Ericsson combat e-waste in Cameroon

Published 14 Dec 2017 14:20 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon and Ericsson have been working together successfully in 2017 under the Product Take Back program (E-waste take back) to minimize the potential environmental ...

Cameroon operators fined over regulatory violations

Published 04 Dec 2017 08:45 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has confirmed that together with other industry operators, it has received official notification of a penalty from the Telecommunications Regulatory Board (TRB) ...

Nexttel subscriber base in Cameroon increases to 4.2 million

Published 17 Nov 2017 12:19 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonmobile operator Nexttel, a subsidiary of Vietnam's Viettel, reached a customer base of 4.2 million in October, reports Agence Ecofin based on an official source ...

MTN Cameroon offers 3 medicalised ambulances for Far North Region

Published 13 Nov 2017 12:58 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon and its Foundation have announced the donation of three medicalized ambulances to the ministries of defence and public health. The three medicalized ambulances ...