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Guinea-Bissau mobile users grow 10% to 1.43 million

Published 07 Jan 2019 09:15 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau had 1.43 million mobile telephony users at the end of 2017, or 10.4 percent more than the previous year, according to the annual report published by regulator ...

Sonatel's underlying EBITDA up 3.2% in 2017

Published 21 Feb 2018 12:51 CET | Africa, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Sonatel posted full year revenues of XOF 972.9 billion for 2017, representing a year-on-year growth of 7.5 percent on a reported basis and 5.3 percent when excluding the ...

Guinea-Bissau PM orders resumption of Portuguese TV broadcasts

Published 02 Nov 2017 16:21 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo ordered the resumption of TV and radio broadcasts from Portuguese public broadcaster RTP, reports Lusa. The decision ...

Cape Verde seeks fibre optic link to ECOWAS countries

Published 08 Oct 2017 22:36 CET | Cape Verde, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Cape Verde has presented a proposal to introduce a fibre optic cable in order to establish a direct connection to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), ...

Guinea-Bissau govt partners with StarTimes for DTT

Published 25 Sep 2017 11:25 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The Government of Guinea-Bissau has partnered with StarTimes to install DTT in the country, announced the Minister of Social Communication, Vitor Pereira. He said that a ...

Cajutel aims to provide solar-powered internet in West Africa

Published 04 Sep 2017 09:55 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Cajutel Sarl, a Swiss-owned telecom company, is building infrastructure to provide high-speed internet at affordable prices in West Africa. It is building infrastructure from ...

Guinea-Bissau starts consortium for submarine cable

Published 18 Jul 2017 16:58 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The government of Guinea-Bissau has launched a consortium that will manage a submarine cable that will bring high quality internet to the country within 18 months, reports ...

Guinea-Bissau seeks partner for telecom operators

Published 03 Jul 2017 14:49 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The Guinea-Bissau Minister of Transport and Communications, Fidelis Forbs, said that the government approved a project to restructure the two national telecommunications ...

Orange-Bissau fined CFA 615 mln for outage

Published 05 Sep 2016 16:04 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The telecom sector regulator of Guinea-Bissau has imposed a fine of CFA 616 million (EUR 786.000) on mobile phone operator Orange/Bissau for the total outage of its mobile ...

Huawei denies contract with Guinea-Bissau Telecom

Published 12 Jan 2016 16:21 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Chinese manufacturer Huawei has denied signing a contract with Guinea-Bissau Telecom, adding that there is "great interest" in establishing a "good partnership" with the ...

Huawei wins Guinea-Bissau Telecom mobile contract

Published 05 Jan 2016 09:57 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Huawei has signed a contract with Guinea-Bissau Telecom for the USD 60 million "Guinea-Bissau GT Network Modernisation Project", according to local press reports. The Chinese ...

Orange Bissau launches LTE service

Published 23 Dec 2015 13:28 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Orange Bissau announced the launch of LTE services in Guinea Bissau on 22 December. The operator said its service is available in the capital city, Bissau, and will be ...

Guinea-Bissau gets 300 addresses for domain names

Published 20 Dec 2015 18:02 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The country-code top-level domain for Guinea-Bissau (.gw) was ordered for 300 addresses in its first year of operation, the Secretary of State for Transport and ...

Guinea-Bissau operators promise to improve service quality

Published 04 Nov 2015 16:02 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The management of mobile telecommunications networks in Guinea-Bissau have assured the Lusa news agency that they will improve the quality of telephone connections over the ...

Guinea-Bissau to adopt new numbering plan in November

Published 12 Oct 2015 12:04 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The Regulatory Authority of Information Communications Technologies of Guinea-Bissau has announced that the new National Numbering Plan will enter into force on 1 November. ...

Guinea-Bissau introduces new fixed and mobile numbering

Published 07 Sep 2015 09:58 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Fixed and mobile numbers in Guinea-Bissau will be changed from seven to nine digits from 1 November announced the President of the National Numbering Planning Committee, Luis ...

Guine Telecom to manage country's telecom infrastructure

Published 03 Aug 2015 17:30 CET | Guinea-Bissau

The government of Guinea-Bissau intends to transform fixed-line operator Guine Telecom into a holding company for the country's telecommunications infrastructure, said the ...

Guinea-Bissau regulator tells MTN, Orange to fix services

Published 27 Jul 2015 10:41 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Mobile operators MTN and Orange in Guinea-Bissau have until 15 August to resolve their technical problems, reports Macauhub. The request was made at a meeting between leaders ...

Mobile internet links down in Guinea-Bissau

Published 02 Jul 2015 11:20 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Internet services are almost paralyzed in Guinea-Bissau due to connection problems with countries that provide the signal, a recurring problem in recent weeks, a source from ...

Net Sem Fios to provide wireless internet in Bissau

Published 18 May 2015 13:58 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Portuguese companies Elmafe and WiFi Antena hve set up the Net Sem Fios consortium to provide wireless internet access in Guinea-Bissau, reports Macauhub. In addition, Net ...

Unesco donates PCs to University of Guinea-Bissau

Published 18 May 2015 13:28 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Unesco's Regional Director for Guinea-Bissau and Senegal announced a computer equipment donation programme to Amilcar Cabral University in Guinea-Bissau worth CFA 350 million ...

Guinea-Bissau to get access to undersea cable in 2 years

Published 29 Apr 2015 13:58 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau could have access to an undersea telecommunications cable within two years, according to the Minister of Economy and Finance Geraldo Martins, reports Macauhub. ...

Guinea-Bissau negotiates submarine cable access

Published 25 Feb 2015 11:22 CET | Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Sao Tome and Principe

The government of Guinea-Bissau is negotiating the country's connection to one of the Atlantic submarine cables, a source close to the process told Lusa. Service providers in ...

Orange is title sponsor of Africa Cup of Nations

Published 19 Jan 2015 10:28 CET | Africa, Guinea-Bissau

Orange is the title sponsor of the Orange Africa Cup of Nations tournament for the fourth consecutive year. The mobile operator has subsidiaries in the countries of many ...

Mobilerecharge.com adds Orange Bissau to recipients

Published 16 Jan 2015 11:31 CET | Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau citizens living abroad can now top up mobiles held by users in their mother country. The service is available for top-ups pertaining to Telenor Myanmar and to ...

 




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