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Kanacash launches Liberian-owned mobile money transfer app

Published 22 Jun 2021 13:19 CET | Liberia

Liberian-owned mobile transfer App KanaCash, focused on remittance packages for consumers, has been launched in Monrovia, FrontPageAfrica reported. KanaCash developers ...

Lonestar Cell MTN gives away 300 smartphones to female market traders

Published 22 Jun 2021 11:06 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN has launched the Data Da Life (Data is Life) campaign and is giving away 300 smartphones, 300 T-shirts, and 300 waist bags to women, New ...

Lonestar Cell MTN launches mobile money QR code

Published 17 Jun 2021 11:04 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN has launched its MTN Mobile Money in-App QR code in its bid to boost digital financial platform. The MTN Momo app can be downloaded from ...

TipMe enables payments for My Watchman app

Published 24 May 2021 13:23 CET | Liberia

Electronic payment service provider TipMe has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with My Watchman, a mobile app for 24-hour monitoring and emergency. The My Watchman app is ...

Lonestar Cell MTN connects 10,000 subscribers to 4G in Grand Cape Mount County

Published 20 May 2021 09:59 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN says it has connected nearly 10,000 subscribers to its 4G network for the first time in Grand Cape Mount County. Through a partnership ...

Lonestar seeks students for 2021 Y'ello Scholars programmes

Published 10 May 2021 14:02 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN is inviting applications for its Y'ello Scholars Internship and Graduate Trainee programmes. These initiatives provide capacity-building ...

Orange Liberia and Lonestar reduce bundle allowances

Published 06 Apr 2021 09:55 CET | Liberia

Liberian operators Orange and Lonestar Cell MTN have slightly reduced the allowances in data and voice call bundles, The Dawn reported. Orange Liberia informed subscribers ...

Telecel Global Services acquires K3 Liberia

Published 10 Mar 2021 14:01 CET | Liberia

Telecel Global Services has acquired Liberian ISP K3 Liberia which provides FTTx, SD-WAN and fixed wireless technology services. K3 Liberia Telecom, established in 2014, is ...

Lonestar Cell MTN extends mobile money to public transport sector via Hopscotch scheme

Published 09 Mar 2021 11:06 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN and the Ministry of Transport (MOT) have begun a scheme for the kekeh (motor tricyle) and transport union called "Hopscotch", to promote ...

Lonestar Cell MTN donates mobile phones to Ministry of Transport

Published 04 Mar 2021 14:25 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN has donated mobile phones complete with registered SIM cards to the Ministry of Transport. Deputy Minister for Administration Sirleaf R ...

Lonestar Cell MTN allows MoMo link to accounts of Liberian Bank for Development and Investment

Published 11 Jan 2021 13:55 CET | Liberia

Lonestar Cell MTN has announced that Liberian Bank for Development and Investment (LBDI) customers can now connect their bank accounts to their MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) ...

Lonestar Cell MTN donates maternity gifts for Christmas

Published 22 Dec 2020 10:22 CET | Liberia

Liberian operator Lonestar Cell MTN is spending a week distributing Christmas gifts to mothers and newborn babies of nappies, baby clothes and toiletries in four hospitals in ...

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 ...