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Telecom Namibia board appoints board for PowerCom subsidiary

Published 04 Dec 2020 13:59 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has announced the appointment of a new board for its subsidiary PowerCom. The new board members will serve a three-year term, from 26 November to 25 November ...

Televisionsklub and SES extend partnership for German TV distribution of Satelio

Published 01 Dec 2020 15:00 CET | Namibia, South Africa

SES has announced that television viewers in sub-Saharan Africa will be able to continue watching German TV channels offered by Satelio in Namibia and Deukom in South Africa. ...

Paratus selects Star Solutions for virtualized LTE core network

Published 12 Nov 2020 15:57 CET | Namibia

Paratus Africa has selected Star Solutions to supply its Sonata EPC core network platform for deployment in Namibia. With the new equipment, Paratus can leverage the benefits ...

MTC refutes favouritism in tower erection

Published 05 Nov 2020 12:22 CET | Namibia

Namibia operator MTC has refuted allegations of favouritism regarding the erection of network towers and outlined its criteria for setting up the infrastructure, NewEra ...

Telecom Namibia appoints CRAN ex-head Shanapinda as new CEO

Published 29 Oct 2020 11:23 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia (TN) has appointed former Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) CEO Stanley Shanapinda as the new CEO of the operator. Shanapinda returns to ...

MTC invests in rural electrification as part of network expansion

Published 21 Oct 2020 12:30 CET | Namibia

As part of phase 2 started in March, MTC will build another 105 power lines for rural sites, he added. Ekandjo said these power lines are not just meant to provide power to ...

Telecom Namibia donates Covid-19 relief items

Published 12 Oct 2020 13:35 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has donated covid-19 mitigating items worth NAD 100,000 to the ministry of education, arts and culture. The donation is meant for learners at public schools ...

Paratus Namibia FY revenue rises 14% on like-for-like basis, net profit up 101%

Published 02 Oct 2020 11:28 CET | Namibia

Paratus Namibia has announced NAD 431.9 million in revenue and net profit of NAD 25.4 million in the financial year ended 30 June. Revenue was up 14 percent on a twelve-month ...

MultiChoice Namibia launches enhanced decoder notification

Published 28 Sep 2020 10:25 CET | Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia has launched Enhanced Decoder Notification (EDN) functionality, which aims to address communication issues for subscribers and takes the administration ...

Multichoice Namibia selects DPO Group as digital payments partner

Published 28 Sep 2020 10:22 CET | Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia has agreed a partnership with African payment service provider DPO Group to enable DStv and GOtv subscription payments via the MultiChoice website, the ...

Paratus Telecom sees FY earnings up 30% as amended reporting period covers 16 months

Published 23 Sep 2020 13:02 CET | Namibia

Paratus Namibia has announced that its 2020 financial year is expected to yield a 30 percent increase in earnings mainly thanks to higher profitability at main subsidiary ...

MTC offers pre-payment customers free upgrade to 4G SIM, offers 3 GB free data over 3 months

Published 18 Sep 2020 11:15 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has announced a one-off, free upgrade for prepayment customers from 2G/3G SIMs to a 4G simcard. The campaign will run until 15 December and customers ...

NBC reappoints Similo as director-general

Published 08 Sep 2020 11:53 CET | Namibia

The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) board has renewed its five-year employment contract with Stanley Similo as director-general, with effect from 1 October. Similo ...

MTC denies poaching multiple Aweh idea, faces NAD 3 mln claim

Published 08 Sep 2020 11:37 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has rejected an accusation by a Keetmanshoop resident that it stole his idea of simultaneously using more than one Aweh product, reports The Namibian. ...

Nicta shortlists 3 candidates for CEO vacancy

Published 04 Sep 2020 11:11 CET | Namibia

Three candidates have been shortlisted to become CEO of the National Information Communication Technology Authority (Nicta), The National reported. Communication and ...

Telecom Namibia set to appoint new CEO by end September after getting 72 applications

Published 03 Sep 2020 10:37 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia said it plans to appoint a new CEO at the end of September, after applications closed on 27 August. Chairperson Jerry Muadinohamba said the board intends on ...

Paratus Telecom accuses Windhoek of breaching court order by interfering in cable laying

Published 28 Aug 2020 10:42 CET | Namibia

Paratus Telecom says threats by the City of Windhoek to interfere with their operations breaches a court order handed down in March, reports The Namibian. The municipality ...

MTN Namibia signs bulk data transmission agreement with NamPower's GridOnline

Published 07 Aug 2020 09:40 CET | Namibia

MTN Namibia and GridOnline have signed their first commercial contract for bulk data transmission services, reports NewEra. GridOnline is a service offered by NamPower, ...

Telecom Namibia upgrades VSAT to enhance connectivity in remote areas

Published 05 Aug 2020 12:53 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia says it has upgraded its VSAT hub for faster, reliable IP connectivity for users in remote areas. Successful pilot installations of TN's modern VSAT hub, ...

CRAN investigates market dominance in Namibia

Published 04 Aug 2020 11:29 CET | Namibia

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) says it has held a public consultative meeting on the proposed Market Study to determine dominant positions in the ...

CRAN upholds decision to award Windhoek telecom licence

Published 31 Jul 2020 10:52 CET | Namibia

CRAN chairperson Heinrich Mihe Gaomab II said they will impose additional licence conditions to address stakeholder comments to ensure fair competition and infrastructure ...

Namibia plans environmental assessment before 5G launch

Published 29 Jul 2020 13:08 CET | Namibia

The Namibian Cabinet has tasked the Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism to conduct a strategic environmental assessment of the introduction of 5G technology in the ...

Telecom Namibia suspends overdue accounts

Published 20 Jul 2020 10:37 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia says it has started suspending overdue accounts from 19 July. The operator extended the due date for account payments to 17 July,  saying payments were to be ...

Telecom Namibia upgrades 3G and 4G network

Published 20 Jul 2020 09:47 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has extended its 3G and 4G mobile services to urban and rural areas by upgrading 63 sites and erecting ten new base stations between December 2019 and April, ...

Namibia Post and Telecom Holdings appoints interim board

Published 13 Jul 2020 11:21 CET | Namibia

The government has also appointed a new interim board for Telecom Namibia, chaired by businessman Jerry Muadinohamba, with Fernando Somaeb as deputy chairperson and lawyer ...