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Mattel expands LTE coverage in Mauritania to more cities

Published 01 Dec 2021 11:11 CET | Mauritania

Mauritanian operator Mattel, controlled by Tunisie Telecom, announced the arrival of its LTE services in Zouerate, Rosso, Akjoujt and Atar, reports Agence Ecofin. These four ...

Sahel Telecom launches broadband offering in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott

Published 12 Oct 2021 13:26 CET | Mauritania

Sahel Telecom has started commercialising its wireless broadband offering in Mauritania's capital Nouakchott, reports Agence Ecofin. The company was awarded a telecom licence ...

Chinguitel launches 4G services in Mauritania

Published 26 Aug 2021 13:24 CET | Mauritania

Sudatel Telecom Group has announced the launch of 4G services in the Mauritanian capital as well as six other regions. The services are being launched through Sudatel's ...

Mauritanian Bank for International Trade launches digital bank powered by TagPay

Published 18 May 2021 14:27 CET | Mauritania

The Mauritanian Bank for International Trade (BMCI) has partnered with TagPay to deploy its digital bank Masrvi. The bank has been launched to fulfil Mauritanians' banking ...

Sonatel and Envol secure deal to resell excess capacity of SOGEM fibre network

Published 13 Apr 2021 10:42 CET | Africa, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal

A consortium created by African groups Sonatel and Envol has been selected for a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project that aims to exploit the excess capacity of a 1,728 ...

ZTE completes deployment of Mauritania's first national backbone network

Published 22 Dec 2020 14:49 CET | Mauritania

ZTE has announced that it exclusively helped Mauritania complete the deployment of the country's first national backbone network, part of the West African Regional ...

Mauritania sanctions telecom operators over poor service quality

Published 03 Jul 2020 11:19 CET | Mauritania

Maroc Telecom subsidiary Mauritel, Tunisie Telecom subsidiary Mattel and Sudatel subsidiary Chinguitel have been sanctioned against by the Mauritanian Telecommunications ...

CSS, Forsway and Arabsat extend broadband connectivity in Mauritania

Published 07 Apr 2020 10:20 CET | Mauritania

Mauritanian satellite services provider CSS and Forsway have announced the next phase of their cooperation in Mauritania to provide affordable broadband. Using CSS' local ...

ATS expands into Mauritania with two distribution deals

Published 13 Jan 2020 13:03 CET | Mauritania

Algerie Telecom Satellite (ATS) has gained a presence in Mauritania with two new distribution agreements, reports Agence Ecofin. The company's CEO, Yassine Sellahi, is ...

Chinguitel selects Nexign billing system

Published 13 Nov 2019 14:09 CET | Mauritania

Nexign said it has deployed a converged business support system (BSS) and network monetisation suite for Mauritanian operator Chinguitel to improve subscriber services and ...

Mattel signs network upgrade deal with Huawei

Published 23 Sep 2019 09:36 CET | Mauritania

Mauritanian operator Mattel has signed a cooperation agreement with Chinese equipment vendor Huawei for the upgrade of its networks, Ecofin reported. Mattel managing director ...

EllaLink to provide branch to Mauritania

Published 10 Jul 2019 09:56 CET | Mauritania

The government of Mauritania and EllaLink have signed an agreement to strengthen connectivity to the country via the submarine cable system. A dedicated branching unit will ...

Mauritania launches project to expand fibre backbone

Published 27 Feb 2019 17:05 CET | Mauritania

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has launched the construction of a fibre-optic network in the country, PANA reported. Aziz said the project will improve the ...

Mauritania relaunches public tender for 2G/3G/4G licences

Published 13 Feb 2019 14:46 CET | Mauritania

Mauritania's telecom regulator, the Autorite de regulation de Mauritanie (ARE), has relaunched the public tender for 2G/3G/4G networkdevelopment and exploitation licence, ...

Mauritania's operators fined USD 1.5 mln over service quality

Published 15 Jan 2019 14:10 CET | Mauritania

Mauritania's three telecom operators, Mauritel, Mattel and Chinguitel will each have to pay a portion of a USD 1.5 million fine issued by the Regulatory Authority for Posts ...

Mauritania extends deadline in tender process for 4th mobile licence

Published 21 Nov 2018 15:22 CET | Mauritania

Mauritania's telecom regulator ARE issued a statement announcing that applications in the bidding process for the country's fourth mobile licence must now be submitted by 9 ...

Mauritania to award LTE licences, issue new licence for fourth operator

Published 09 Oct 2018 10:53 CET | Mauritania

Mauritania's telecom regulator ARE has announced that the country has launched a call for tenders to start the selection process to grant a fourth mobile licence, valid for ...

Senegal and Mauritania plan cross-border harmonisation in 900 MHz and 1800 MHz bands

Published 20 Aug 2018 10:22 CET | Africa, Mauritania, Senegal

Senegal's telecom regulator ARTP has hosted talks with its Mauritanian counterpart and representatives from the mobile network operators in the two countries to consider the ...

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 ...

Chinguitel Mauritania implements Tango Telecom's Data Retail Engine

Published 29 May 2018 16:50 CET | Mauritania

Tango Telecom announced that Chinguitel Mauritania, part of the Expresso Group, is implementing Tango Telecom's Data Retail Engine, the Tango DRE, to offer its subscribers ...

Mauritania operators given 30 days to improve service quality

Published 06 Sep 2017 12:48 CET | Mauritania

Mauritania regulator ARE has warned mobile operators again that they are falling short of minimum quality standards for voice and data services. The regulator conducted tests ...

Newtec deploys cellular backhaul for Mattel

Published 22 May 2017 14:46 CET | Mauritania

Newtec announced the scommercial deployment of a Newtec Dialog multiservice platform to provide cellular backhaul for Mattel, Mauritania's mobile operator. ...

Global Technologies partners Eutelsat for Mattel upgrade

Published 16 Nov 2016 12:07 CET | Mauritania

Global Technologies, an international services provider, has signed a multi-year contract with Eutelsat Communications for C-band capacity on the Eutelsat 8 West B satellite ...

Mauritania starts national internet exchange

Published 30 Jun 2016 08:30 CET | Mauritania

The national internet exchange in Mauritania, RIMIX started operations 27 June. Supported by the World Bank, the new exchange is expected to help develop the local internet ...

Mauritel pays bulk of tax demand

Published 01 Feb 2016 11:05 CET | Mauritania

Mauritanian operator Mauritel, has paid MRO 2 billion (approximately USD 5.83 million) to the treasury to cover the bulk of its tax debt, reports Points Chauds. The Maroc ...