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Resolute Mining connects operations in Mali to cloud with SES Networks

Published 24 Jan 2019 15:06 CET | Mali

SES announced Resolute Mining picked its connectivity for its to its Syama mining site in Mali. The fully-managed SES Networks satellite data connectivity platform enables ...

Malitel starts rolling out LTE services in Mali

Published 29 Nov 2018 19:41 CET | Mali

Malitel, the mobile arm of Sotelma, announced on Facebook that it has officially launched LTE commercial offers. Majority owned by Maroc Telecom, the operator becomes the ...

Mali to get CFA 93 bln loan from China for Digital 2020 programme

Published 22 Nov 2018 14:44 CET | Mali

The parliament of of Mali has given its approval for the government to borrow a bit over CFA 93.7 billion from China, Ecofin reported. The money will go towards Mali Digital ...

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 ...

Mali launches procedure to grant fourth mobile license

Published 13 Mar 2018 12:16 CET | Mali

The government of Mali is calling for interested parties to submit applications in an international selection process which aims to grant the country's fourth mobile license. ...

Speedcast signs contract to provide satellite backhaul to Alpha Telecom Mali

Published 26 Feb 2018 11:15 CET | Mali

Communications and network service provider Speedcast has announced that it won a contract to provide satellite mobile backhaul services to Alpha Telecommunication Mali ...

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 ...

Mali approves TNTSAT Africa to start digital transition

Published 16 Feb 2018 14:29 CET | Mali

Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorised Africable's TNTSAT Africa to go ahead and start digital transition, Balancing Act reported. This will make TNTSAT Africa ...

Mali govt to provide students with 13,000 tablets for CFA 3 bln

Published 15 Jan 2018 11:08 CET | Mali

The Malian government has announced plans to provide university students with a first lot of tablets for the 2017-2018 academic year, reports Ecofin. The company YATTCO is in ...

Atel officially launches 3G network in Mali under Telecel brand

Published 03 Jan 2018 15:37 CET | Mali

The holder of the third mobile licence in Mali has officially inaugurated its 3G network with the launch of its first commercial services in the country's capital Bamako, ...

Mali govt plans IPO for Sotelma stake despite Maroc Telecom resistance

Published 12 Dec 2017 16:35 CET | Mali

Mali is seeking to sell a portion of its holding in Maroc Telecom's local unit Sotelma in an initial public offering, even as the parent remains reluctant to do a listing, ...

Mali gives Huawei more time to complete national broadband network

Published 14 Nov 2017 15:31 CET | Mali

TheMali government has given Huawei a five-month extension on a project to build a national fibre network, reports Capacity Media reported. The USD 62.5 million project is ...

Alpha Telecom Mali plans commercial launch under Atel brand in December

Published 19 Oct 2017 12:07 CET | Mali

Alpha Telecom Mali, which owns the country's third mobile licence, has made a new step towards commercial launch, completing the first test calls over its network, reports ...

Canal+ captures 29% audience share in Francophone Africa

Published 21 Aug 2017 17:27 CET | Africa, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Mali, Senegal

Canal+ Advertising, a subsidiary of Canal+ International, announced that the audience share captured by Canal+ channels in French-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa has increased by ...

BCEAO blocks Orange Money transfers towards France

Published 17 Mar 2017 09:03 CET | Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal

The Central Bank of West African States (BCEAO) has ruled that the Orange group must stop offering money transfers originating from countries belonging to the West African ...

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 ...

Orange Mali plans XOF 10 bln investment in 2017, LTE in 2018

Published 07 Feb 2017 10:15 CET | Mali

Orange will invest XOF 10 billion on its network services in Mali during 2017, reports Agence Ecofin quoting Bruno Mettling, the executive in charge of Orange AMEA (Africa ...

Togo joins West African free roaming project

Published 08 Jan 2017 19:23 CET | Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Senegal, Togo

Togo has joined the group of five West African countries that have agreed to end roaming surcharges, the Senegal telecom regulator ARTP announced. Formed by Senegal, Cote ...

Five West African countries agree free roaming from Q1 2017

Published 02 Dec 2016 11:23 CET | Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Senegal

Senegal, Ivory Coast, Mali, Burkina Faso and Guinea have agreed an end to roaming surcharges, following a trial period which started in October. The telecoms regulators of ...

Orange accelerates mobile money services in Africa

Published 07 Sep 2016 14:17 CET | Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mali, Senegal

Orange has received Electronic Money Establishment licenses (EME) in Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast and Guinea and is setting up an Orange Money Compliance Expertise Centre ...

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 ...

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 ...

Orange launches mobile money service in France

Published 15 Jun 2016 15:24 CET | Cote d'Ivoire, France, Mali, Senegal

Orange has launched Orange Money in France, enabling the money transfers to three countries in Africa and within mainland France. Orange Money is now available in ...

SPI International launches six channels on TNT

Published 06 Jun 2016 11:15 CET | Mali, South Africa

SPI International is launching six thematic channels on TNT Sat Africa, a Mali-based DTH platform broadcasting from the SES 4 at 22.0 degrees west, Telco TV News reported. ...

Mali amends Atel mobile licence terms, tax status

Published 13 Mar 2016 19:58 CET | Mali

The government of Mali has amended the terms and conditions of mobile operator Atel (Alpha Telecom Mali), which holds the country's third mobile licence, Agence Ecofin ...

 




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