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Guinean government says IXP is ready

Published 19 Feb 2018 09:56 CET | Guinea

Guinea's Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and Digital Economy Moustapha Mamy Diaby said the country's internet exchange point is ready, ITWeb reported. Diaby said the ...

StarTimes to expand TV services in Guinea villages

Published 29 Jan 2018 11:14 CET | Guinea

China has signed an agreement with Guinea to bring satellite-TV services to more than 300 villages, reports Caixin. The agreement is part of China's plan to provide such ...

CBNL inks broadband deal with InterCEL+ in Guinea

Published 16 Nov 2016 15:56 CET | Guinea

Cambridge Broadband Networks (CBNL) has announced a landmark partnership with InterCEL+, a subsidiary of Expresso Telecoms Group, to build a major wireless network that will ...

Cellcom Guinea awards network contract to Huawei

Published 28 Sep 2016 15:33 CET | Guinea

Cellcom Guinea has signed a "multi-million US-dollar" contract with Huawei to expand network coverage and boost capacity. Announcing the deal, the operator indicated that ...

Guinea and Mali put an end to mobile roaming charges

Published 11 Aug 2016 11:16 CET | Guinea, Mali

The governments of Guinea and Mali signed a reciprocal free roaming agreement on 08 August, reports Agence Ecofin, taking effect on 18 August. The agreement follows a wider ...

Orange Guinea still dominates mobile market - Arcep

Published 06 Apr 2016 19:24 CET | Guinea

Orange Guinea continues to lead the market by customers, revenue and mobile network coverage, according to telecom regulator Artp. Orange is the only operator to be present ...

Guinea seeks auditor for WARCIP regional cable project

Published 07 Feb 2016 18:19 CET | Guinea

Guinea's ICT and digital economy ministry is looking for an independent financial auditor to analyse the accounts of the West Africa Regional Telecommunications ...

Guinea to tax texts, mobile data from 1 Feb

Published 27 Jan 2016 11:59 CET | Guinea

Guinea will introduce new telecom taxes from 1 February, Guinee News reports, citing a press release from budget minister Mohamed Lamine Doumbouya. The government has set a ...

Orange appoints CEOs in Africa, Mideast

Published 02 Sep 2015 17:06 CET | Guinea, Jordan, Mali, Senegal

Orange has appointed the following CEOs for four of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East as part of the group's international mobility policy. Eric Bouquillon has ...

Sotelgui aims to relaunch by end of August - minister

Published 01 Jul 2015 14:21 CET | Guinea

Guinean operator Sotelgui has installed 61 mobile base stations in Conakry and plans to do so in the regional capitals by the end of August, telecom minister Oye Guilavogui ...

Orange, MTN Guinea raise call prices due to new tax

Published 30 Jun 2015 10:54 CET | Guinea

Orange Guinea and MTN Guinea have informed customers that they will increase the price of their services on 1 July due to a new tax on phone calls set at GNF 1 per second, ...

Unitel eyes bid for Guinea Telecom

Published 17 Mar 2015 17:06 CET | Guinea

Angolan operator Unitel has expressed interest in buying Guinea Telecom, but is waiting for the launch of an international tender by the Guinean state, reports news agency ...

MTN Guinea opens two more stores

Published 02 Jan 2015 13:33 CET | Guinea

Mobile operator MTN Guinea has opened two new stores in Lambanyi on 30 December 2014 and in Matoto on 31 December 2014, Agence Ecofin reports. The two outlets will offer ...

Guinea plans to revise telecom licences in 2015

Published 31 Dec 2014 11:42 CET | Guinea

Guinea plans to revise all of the country's telecom licences in 2015, announced Moustapha Mamy Diaby, director general of telecom regulator ARTP. Agence Ecofin reports that ...

MTN appoints Khumalo as CEO of MTN Guinea

Published 20 Nov 2014 11:09 CET | Guinea

Mobile group MTN has appointed Themba Khumalo as CEO of MTN Guinea, succeeding Phumzile Joshua Phike, Agence Ecofin reports. MTN Guinea has shown poor financial performance ...

SkyVision makes donation to help tackle Ebola in Guinea

Published 28 Oct 2014 16:46 CET | Guinea

SkyVision Global Networks announced that it has made a generous donation to the National Commission against Ebola in Guinea. This commission was set up by the Guinean ...

MTN Guinea extends 2G, 3G networks

Published 15 Oct 2014 10:57 CET | Guinea

MTN Guinea announced the extension of its 2G and 3G networks across the country. The operator has added 18 2G antennas in locations including Debis, Saraya, Babilla, ...

MTN Guinea launches per-second billing

Published 12 Aug 2014 10:57 CET | Guinea

Mobile operator MTN Guinea has launched per-second billing for calls to all destinations to allow customers to only pay for their actual consumption. On-net calls cost GNF ...

MTN Guinea employees return to work

Published 30 Jun 2014 11:15 CET | Guinea

Mobile operator MTN Guinea's labour union has ended its indefinite strike on 27 June, four days after it began, according to local press reports. Management and workers found ...

MTN Guinea workers walk out over job cuts, low pay

Published 25 Jun 2014 09:03 CET | Guinea

Mobile operator MTN Guinea's employees went on an indefinite strike on 23 June to protest the worsening work environment since Phumzile Joshua Phike took the helm in 2011, ...

Sotelgui to upgrade network with Huwaei equipment

Published 12 Jun 2014 11:59 CET | Guinea

Guinean state-owned operator Sotelgui has signed a USD 50 million contract with Qawe to upgrade its infrastructure with equipment from Huawei, the secretary general of the ...

Guinea inaugurates ACE landing station

Published 03 Jun 2014 09:03 CET | Guinea

The Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) cable's landing station in Kipe, Guinea, was officially inaugurated by ICT minister Oye Guilavogui, Agence Ecofin reports. The cable is ...

SkyVision launches fibre services in Guinea

Published 12 May 2014 16:37 CET | Guinea

SkyVision Global Networks has announced its launch in Guinea of new fibre and wireless services, SkyVision SkyFibre. SkyVision has invested in the establishment of an ...

MTN Guinea to launch 3G by year-end

Published 21 Mar 2014 13:53 CET | Guinea

MTN Guinea CEO Phumzile Joshua Phike has announced that the operator will launch 3G services by the end of the year, Agence Ecofin reports. MTN Guinea has reduced its range ...

Huawei seeks to buy Sotelgui - report

Published 17 Mar 2014 09:20 CET | Guinea

Huawei is said to be in talks to acquire Guinean operator Societe des Telecoms de Guinee (Sotelgui), TMT Finance reported citing sources. According to the report, Huawei has ...

 




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