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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 ...

Vivendi to open more CanalOlympia venues in Africa

Published 11 Jan 2017 15:41 CET | Africa, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Guinea, Niger

Vivendi is to open four additional CanalOlympia venues in Africa in January and February, featuring cinemas and dedicated spaces for music concerts. The venues will be ...

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 ...

Vivendi plans to deploy fibre optics in West Africa – report

Published 21 Jul 2016 12:53 CET | Africa, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, Togo

Vivendi's subsidiary GVA (Group Vivendi Africa) is planning to deploy 5,000 km of fibre-optic cables across five West African countries (Benin, Togo, Niger, Burkina Faso and ...

WorldRemit launches instant mobile money transfers to Niger

Published 05 May 2016 10:03 CET | Niger

WorldRemit has launched instant money transfers to Airtel Money wallets in Niger. This means that Airtel subscribers in Niger can now instantly receive remittance payments on ...

SES deploys Satmed e-health platform in Niger

Published 22 Apr 2016 14:02 CET | Niger

SES has announced the deployment of Satmed, a satellite-based e-health platform, at the Cure Hospital for Children in Niger, to enhance healthcare in rural and remote regions ...

AfDB to fund Algiers-Abuja stretch of Niger-Chad fibre link

Published 30 Mar 2016 09:44 CET | Algeria, Chad, Niger

Algeria's ICT Minister Iman Houda Feraoun said that African Development Bank (AfDB) has agreed in to finance the optic link from Algiers to Abuja. Feraoun told APS that ...

Niger expects to complete fibre backbone by end-2016

Published 23 Dec 2015 13:42 CET | Niger

Niger's 2,275 km fibre optic backbone is expected to be completed by the end of 2016, reports Agence Ecofin. China International Telecommunication Construction began the ...

Alepo powers Orange Niger convergent billing platform

Published 19 Nov 2015 10:40 CET | Niger

Alepo announced that Orange Niger has called on Alepo's expertise for a major core network upgrade to Alepo Service Enabler (SE) 8.2, including Alepo's AAA Infrastructure. ...

Niger plans to merge Sonitel, Sahel Com

Published 20 Oct 2015 12:17 CET | Niger

Niger's telecom minister, Abdou Mani, announced that the government would merge fixed operator Sonitel and its mobile subsidiary SahelCom to compete better in the national ...

Boss launches transfers to mobile wallets in Kenya, Niger

Published 13 Jul 2015 15:25 CET | Kenya, Niger

IDT, through its Boss Revolution international money transfer service, has launched a direct-to-mobile-wallet service to Kenya and Niger. Customers can now send money ...

Airtel Niger launches cross-border money transfer service

Published 09 Jul 2015 15:41 CET | Niger

Airtel Africa has announced the launch of a cross-border money transfer service for Airtel Money customers in Niger. Niger will join three other African countries, the ...

Phase3 Telecom links Niger to Nigeria via aerial fibre

Published 25 Mar 2015 09:42 CET | Niger, Nigeria

West African fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider Phase3 Telecom has announced plans to commence the deployment of aerial fibre optic ...

Airtel Niger picks Ericsson for 3G network deployment

Published 20 Feb 2015 10:34 CET | Niger

Airtel Niger has selected Ericsson as its exclusive 3G HSPA end-to-end hardware, software and related service provider in Niger Republic. The network will extend across the ...

Sonatel launches Orange Foundation digital education project

Published 26 Nov 2014 14:40 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Madagascar, Niger, Senegal

Senegalese operator Sonatel has launched the Orange Foundation's digital education project for Africa in the presence of the country's minister of education, Serigne Mbaye ...

Airtel makes leadership changes in Niger, DRC

Published 18 Sep 2014 18:09 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Niger

Airtel Africa has announced the appointment of three key business leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Niger effective 01 October. In the changes, Djibril ...

Niger regulator fines mobile operators USD 13.5 million

Published 02 Sep 2014 11:44 CET | Niger

Niger's telecom regulator, the ARTP, has fined the country's four mobile operator's 3 percent of their 2013 revenues for failing to meet their licence obligations, in ...

Orange Niger teams up with Intelsat for backhaul

Published 06 Aug 2014 15:58 CET | Niger

Intelsat has announced that Orange Niger is using Intelsat capacity to expand its mobile network to the rural regions of Niger. Under the new, multi-year agreement, Intelsat ...

Niger hands Airtel 3G licence, renews 2G permit

Published 24 Jul 2014 12:39 CET | Niger

Niger has awarded mobile operator Airtel a licence to operate a 3G network and also renewed its 2G licence in the West African nation, Reuters reported. The CFA 34 billion ...

Orange launches third incubator partnership, in Niger

Published 26 May 2014 15:15 CET | Niger

Orange has announced the opening of the first start-up incubator in Niger, after Senegal and Mauritius. Orange Niger and its local partners have helped set-up CIPMEN, a ...

Niger cuts off one third of mobile phone users to curb crime

Published 28 Nov 2013 10:24 CET | Niger

Niger's telecommunication industry regulator has cut off a third of mobile phone connections in the country to curb anonymous calls used for criminal activity, reported ...

Etisalat brings mobile money service to Niger

Published 07 Oct 2013 13:21 CET | Niger

Etisalat Group is set to expand its mobile commerce service 'Flous' in Niger through its local operator Etisalat Moov. With Flous, customers can use their mobile phones as ...

MobileRecharge.com partners MTN Benin, Moov Niger, Swazi MTN

Published 18 Jul 2013 09:54 CET | Benin, Niger, Swaziland

MobileRecharge.com has added mobile top-up operators from Benin, Niger and Swaziland to its network, enabling its customers to send mobile credit internationally to phones ...

Orange Niger deploys EBlink fronthaul platform

Published 10 Jan 2013 12:34 CET | Niger

Base stations solutions supplier EBlink announced that it recently installed its wireless fronthaul solution in Orange Niger's network. EBlink's equipment allowed Orange ...

Sonitel, unions call for Airtel, Orange Niger bosses to go

Published 08 Jan 2013 14:28 CET | Niger

Niger operator Sonitel and its unions are calling for the immediate departure of the heads of Airtel and Orange because of the private operators' alleged disregard for the ...

 




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