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Airtel sells towers in Madagascar, Malawi, Chad and Gabon to Helios

Published 23 Mar 2021 10:33 CET | Africa, Chad, Gabon, Madagascar, Malawi

Helios Towers has signed agreements with Airtel Africa to acquire its passive infrastructure operating companies in Madagascar and Malawi, and enter an exclusive Memorandum ...

Chad's regulator orders mobile operators to lower off-net tariffs

Published 02 Nov 2020 12:52 CET | Chad

Chad's mobile network operators have been requested to align their off-net and on-net tariffs by telecom authority Arcep, in application of a law passed in 2014. The ruling, ...

Central African countries agree to end mobile roaming charges from 2021

Published 18 Aug 2020 11:24 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Representatives of the Central African economic and monetary community, known as CEMAC, have agreed to implement free roaming across member states from 01 January 2021, ...

Chadian govt begins e-communication infrastructure upgrade programme

Published 08 Jul 2020 10:23 CET | Chad

The Chadian government has begun a national project to modernise infrastructure and electronic communications in N'Djamena, Ecofin reported. The initiative aims to improve ...

Central African countries work on free roaming project

Published 03 Mar 2020 08:39 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Representatives of the Central African economic and monetary community, known as CEMAC, have met to advance a common project that will lead to the end of mobile roaming ...

Chad's operators lower internet data tariffs as excise tax exemption comes into force

Published 11 Jan 2020 19:37 CET | Chad

Internet users in Chad have started benefiting from lower tariffs following the government's decision to abolish the excise duty of 18 percent that applied to mobile data, ...

Chad govt approves end of roaming charges under Sahel free roaming project

Published 23 Dec 2019 10:28 CET | Chad

The government of Chad has approved a decree that will put an end to roaming surcharges on calls from the other four countries within the G5 Sahel alliance, reports Agence ...

Chad govt lifts social media ban after more than a year

Published 22 Jul 2019 11:26 CET | Chad

The government of Chad has lifted restrictions on social media access after a sixteen-month internet blackout, reports CNN. President Idriss Deby has instructed the competent ...

Maroc Telecom completes acquisition of Tigo Chad

Published 27 Jun 2019 11:03 CET | Chad

Maroc Telecom has completed the acquisition from Millicom of 100 percent of its subsidiary Tigo Chad, following the agreement signed on 14 March. The acquisition aims to ...

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 ...

Maroc Telecom to acquire Tigo Chad from Millicom

Published 15 Mar 2019 08:32 CET | Chad

Maroc Telecom has signed an agreement with Millicom to acquire 100 percent of the shares of its subsidiary Tigo Chad. The acquisition aims to consolidate the presence of ...

Chad govt denies restricting access to social networks

Published 27 Aug 2018 11:22 CET | Chad

Chad's minister of public security denied in a radio interview that the government was deliberately restricting access to social networks in the country. The statement ...

Sahel countries plan free roaming project

Published 08 Aug 2018 10:28 CET | Africa, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger

Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad plan to put an end to roaming surcharges on cross-border calls for mobile customers travelling within the Sahel. The proposal ...

Chad to award fourth MNO licence

Published 11 Jun 2018 15:33 CET | Chad

The government of Chad has issued an open call for tender starting the selection process to grant the country's fourth mobile license. ICT minister Madeleine Alingue ...

Chad restricts internet access in N'djamena

Published 04 Apr 2018 09:19 CET | Chad

Internet availability remains heavily restricted in the Chadian capital N'Djamena, where users have been denied access to social media, and especially Facebook and WhatsApp, ...

Chad govt restores internet after shutdown in response to protests

Published 05 Feb 2018 10:49 CET | Chad

Chad's government has restored internet access after it ordered a shutdown in response to national protest action backed by trade unions and civil society organisations using ...

Chad govt increases fiscal pressure on mobile operators

Published 15 Jan 2018 12:18 CET | Chad

The government of Chad has increased the tax rate on operators' telecom revenues from 7 to 9 percent from the start of 2018, reports Agence Ecofin. This rate had previously ...

Chad's Presta Bist increases capacity with O3b Networks

Published 02 Mar 2017 15:22 CET | Chad

O3b Networks announced that its customer Presta Bist Telecoms has signed an agreement to significantly increase its contracted capacity in response to rising demand for ...

AfDB approves funds for trans-Saharan fibre cable

Published 16 Feb 2017 13:39 CET | Africa, Algeria, Chad, Mali, Niger

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has given the green light to funds which will support the trans-Saharan fibre cable project connecting Algeria, Mali, Niger and ...

Algeria, Mali, Niger, Chad mull Trans-Saharan fibre cable

Published 02 Aug 2016 10:44 CET | Algeria, Chad, Mali, Niger

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ministers from Algeria, Mali, Niger and Chad have held talks in Chad to develop strategies for the construction of a ...

Millicom launches 2 data centres in Chad, Senegal

Published 27 Jun 2016 15:53 CET | Chad, Senegal

Millicom has launched two new data centres in Chad and Senegal. The facility in N'Djamena, Chad is a 126-rack data centre. The facility has been designed to service all of ...

Flexenclosure builds Chad's first data centre, for Millicom

Published 30 May 2016 09:51 CET | Chad

Prefabricated data centre specialist Flexenclosure has completed construction of a new data, communications and colocation centre for Millicom in Chad. Tigo is Millicom's ...

Airtel Uganda appoints Soussa as new MD

Published 05 May 2016 10:10 CET | Chad, Uganda

Airtel Uganda has announced the appointment of Anwar Soussa as MD with effect from 1 June. Soussa was the MD for Airtel Chad since 1 May 2015. In his new role, Soussa is ...

AfDB to fund Algiers-Abuja stretch of Niger-Chad fibre link

Published 30 Mar 2016 09:44 CET | Algeria, Chad, Niger

Algeria's ICT Minister Iman Houda Feraoun said that African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed in to finance the optic link from Algiers to Abuja. Feraoun told APS that ...

Senegal to advise Chad's ICT agency on govt projects

Published 04 Feb 2016 09:05 CET | Chad, Senegal

Senegalese IT agency Adie has signed an agreement to support Chadian ICT development agency Adetic in its elaborating the Chadian government's ICT projects, Agence Ecofin ...


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