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Liberia's LIXPA elects new chairperson

Published 26 Nov 2020 14:28 CET | Liberia

The Liberia Internet Exchange Point Association (LIXPA) has installed a new leadership team headed by Titilope Fakuade of Lonestarcell MTN, as executive chairperson, ...

Orange Liberia launches Home Internet Service

Published 24 Nov 2020 09:44 CET | Liberia

Orange Liberia has launched a Home Internet Service, which is immediately available to customers in packages ranging from USD 9 to USD 59. Chief Sales Officer Isaac Muthama ...

BNB starts money transfers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

Published 10 Nov 2020 15:10 CET | Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Canada-headquartered BNB has launched an online money transfer service to enable people to send money home to friends and relatives in Africa, including Liberia, The Observer ...

Liberian telecoms watchdog orders subscribers to register with national identity card

Published 05 Nov 2020 11:36 CET | Liberia

The Liberia telecommunication Authority (LTA) has directed telecom subscribers to obtain a National Identification Card or  risk being temporarily blocked by GSM operators. ...

Orange Liberia appoints Yao as new CEO as Coulibaly moves to Burkina Faso

Published 05 Nov 2020 11:28 CET | Burkina Faso, Liberia

Orange Liberia has appointed Jean Marius Yao as its new CEO, taking over from Mamadou Coulibaly, who had been at the helm since the operator entered the Liberian market five ...

Orange Liberia, LFA extend sponsorship deal

Published 28 Oct 2020 12:41 CET | Liberia

Orange Liberia and the Liberia Football Association (LFA) have agreed an extension of their sponsorship deal for the next three years. Orange has been supporting the LFA ...

LTA orders Orange Liberia, Lonestar to pay USD 4 mln to state after invalid surcharges

Published 21 Oct 2020 14:00 CET | Liberia

The Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) has hit Orange Liberia and Lonestar Cell MTN with a more than USD 4 million bill for gains made on the implementation of its ...

Liberian regulator suspends Orange Liberia, Lonestar Cell MTN surcharge on data, calls

Published 19 Oct 2020 09:24 CET | Liberia

The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) has suspended the implementation of the surcharges leading to the mobile operators going back to previous charges on voice and ...

LTA grants mobile operating licence to Libtelco

Published 16 Oct 2020 09:47 CET | Liberia

The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) said that it has issued a licence to Libtelco, the government's telecommunications company, to operate mobile network services, ...

LTA mulls reimbursement in calls, data after price hikes

Published 15 Oct 2020 11:23 CET | Liberia

The Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) said mobile subscribers will be reimbursed in voice calls and data as a result of the "illegal and arbitrary increase" in the ...

Orange Liberia defends surcharge in data and calls

Published 14 Oct 2020 13:36 CET | Liberia

Orange Liberia has defended the imposition of surcharges on voice calls and mobile data, despite the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA)'s claim that it is illegal, ...

Liberian regulator says 'illegal' mobile price rises exceed surcharge requirement

Published 12 Oct 2020 10:41 CET | Liberia

The Liberia Telecommunication Authority (LTA) has criticised what it termed "the illegal and arbitrary increase" in cost of service (voice and data bundles) by mobile ...

Lonestar Cell MTN Liberia names De as new CEO

Published 12 Oct 2020 09:58 CET | Liberia

MTN Group has announced the appointment of Rahul De as the new CEO of Lonestar Cell MTN from 01 November. De is currently chief marketing officer of MTN Nigeria and replaces ...

Lonestar Cell MTN introduces voice and data surcharges

Published 08 Oct 2020 14:50 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN said it has introduced voice and data surcharges in line with the directive from the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA).  The ...

Orange Liberia starts levying surcharge on on-net calls and data

Published 07 Oct 2020 10:45 CET | Liberia

Orange Liberia said it has begun applying a surcharge of USD 0.008 for each minute of on-net voice calling and USD 0.00065 for each megabyte of data, in compliance with an ...

Lonestar Cell MTN partners with Sendwave for remittances from US

Published 21 Sep 2020 13:23 CET | Liberia

Lonestar Cell MTN has partnered with Sendwave to make it possible to receive remittances from the US straight to their Mobile Money accounts. MoMo customers can use the funds ...

Lonestar Cell MTN expands to 150 remote communities

Published 21 Sep 2020 10:58 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN has embarked on an extensive network expansion into remote towns and villages across the country, The Observer reported. So far, over 150 ...

Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Money partners with WorldRemit on remittances

Published 14 Sep 2020 12:59 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN has partnered with WorldRemit to make it possible for Mobile Money customers to receive international remittances free of charge. They can ...

Lonestar Cell MTN mobile money reinstates international remittance service

Published 14 Sep 2020 10:31 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN said it has reinstated its international remittance service after the country's Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) ordered it to stop its ...

TipMe brings out mobile payments app in Liberia

Published 11 Sep 2020 09:42 CET | Liberia

Electronic payment service provider TipMe has begun operations in Liberia to provide individuals and businesses with access to useful and affordable financial products and ...

Liberia's FIU orders Lonestar Cell MTN to halt mobile money services

Published 10 Sep 2020 13:19 CET | Liberia

The Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of Liberia has ordered the Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Money Services to stop its new product, the International Remittance Service, saying ...

Orange Liberia to implement LTA imposed surcharges

Published 09 Sep 2020 10:45 CET | Liberia

The order mandated that within six months of passage, there would be another automatic imposition of surcharges of USD 0.008 per minute on voice-on-net calls and USD 0.00065 ...

Afriland First Bank launches 'Sara' mobile transactions app in Liberia

Published 07 Sep 2020 11:21 CET | Liberia

Afriland First Bank Liberia has launched a digital banking platform for existing customers and for people who do not have direct accounts with banks. CEO Robert Nkous said ...

MTN Liberia launches MTN 1-N-Only package for favourite contact

Published 17 Aug 2020 12:32 CET | Liberia

MTN Liberia has launched the MTN 1-N-Only package, which allows customers to choose one special number to make long calls to and from it. To subscribe to MTN 1-N-Only, ...

MTN Liberia ties up with Ecobank on money transfer service

Published 17 Aug 2020 12:28 CET | Liberia

MTN Liberia has announced that Ecobank Liberia customers can now transfer money from their bank accounts directly to their Mobile Money (MoMo) accounts and vice versa. To use ...