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Baobab+ ties up with PayJoy for device finance in Senegal, Cote d'Ivoire and Madagascar

Published 12 Oct 2018 13:27 CET | Cote d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Senegal

Digital financial group Baobab+ is tying up with PayJoy's Checkout platform, including its proprietary Lock technology, to offer device finance for solar home systems and ...

Senegal mobile market growth steady at 4.6% in Q2

Published 11 Oct 2018 11:09 CET | Senegal

Senegal's mobile connections rose by 156,370 in the three months to June to reach 16.14 million, according to national regulator ARTP. This represented an annual growth rate ...

SubCom wins contract to extend MainOne's cable system to Senegal and Cote d'Ivoire

Published 20 Sep 2018 10:59 CET | Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal

MainOne has selected SubCom to extend its submarine cable system into West Africa's francophone region, with the addition of two branches connecting Senegal (Dakar) and Cote ...

StarTimes secures exclusive broadcast rights for Senegalese football league

Published 19 Sep 2018 11:14 CET | Senegal

StarTimes has secured an exclusive deal to show matches for Senegal's top tier football league, Ligue 1, reports Nextvame. StarTimes has been trying to secure rights to a ...

Orange invests in MainOne Cable, to own new cable station in Dakar

Published 14 Sep 2018 14:33 CET | Africa, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal

Orange and MainOne Cable Company said that they have signed an agreement for Orange to make a major investment in the West African submarine cable system, enabling the ...

Senegal regulator warns Sonatel over quality of service problems

Published 27 Aug 2018 09:55 CET | Senegal

Senegal's national regulator ARTP said that it has issued a formal warning to Sonatel over the operator's failure to address a previous request to tackle quality of service ...

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 ...

ARTP announces LLU regulation in Senegal

Published 12 Jul 2018 10:04 CET | Senegal

The director of Senegal's telecom authority ARTP, Abdou Karim Sall, announced on Twitter the introduction of local loop unbundling (LLU) regulation to open up the fixed ...

Yahsat becomes Gold sponsor of West Africa Com from 10-11 July

Published 10 Jul 2018 10:50 CET | Senegal, United Arab Emirates

UAE-based global satellite operator Yahsat will participate in West Africa Com in Senegal from 10-11 July as a Gold sponsor. At the event, Yahsat will showcase its flagship ...

Senegal increases tax on telecom operators

Published 05 Jul 2018 11:03 CET | Senegal

The Senegal government has approved an increase in taxes telecom operators as part of the latest budget law. The industry group Restic called on the government to reconsider ...

Senegal mobile connections up 4.6% in Q1

Published 13 Jun 2018 15:26 CET | Senegal

Senegal's mobile lines rose by 4.6 percent year-on-year to reach 15.98 million at end-March, according to the latest statistics from national regulator ARTP. The market ...

Tigo Senegal names Mass Thiam as CEO

Published 31 May 2018 12:21 CET | Senegal

Tigo Senegal announced that Mass Thiam has been appointed to the role of CEO, replacing Mitwa Kaemba Ng'ambi. Aged 47, Thiam has covered several senior roles in his career ...

Millicom completes sale of Tigo Senegal to Saga Africa Holdings consortium

Published 30 Apr 2018 10:17 CET | Senegal

Millicom has announced that it has completed the sale of its Tigo Senegal business to Saga Africa Holdings, originally agreed in July 2017. Senegal's President Macky Sall ...

Senegal President Sall approves sale of Tigo to Saga Africa Holdings consortium

Published 23 Apr 2018 11:02 CET | Senegal | Update: 25 Apr 2018 14:47 CET

A decree signed by Senegal's President Macky Sall on 19 April has approved the sale of Millicom's Tigo business to the Saga Africa Holdings consortium, Millicom confirmed. ...

Sonatel appoints Sekou Drame as CEO

Published 18 Apr 2018 09:06 CET | Senegal

Sonatel has announced that Sekou Drame will replace Alioune Ndiaye at the helm of the company, following Ndiaye's appointment as director of Orange's African operations ...

Senegal opens up USSD market to providers of value-added services

Published 12 Apr 2018 09:06 CET | Senegal

Senegal regulator ARTP has announced a new regulation opening up access to USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Services Data) codes to providers of value-added services. ...

Three new operators enter broadband market in Senegal

Published 28 Mar 2018 12:46 CET | Senegal

Senegal's telecom regulator ARTP announced the official launch of commercial activities for Africa Access, Arc Informatique and Waw. The three companies secured 10-year ...

Orange names Sonatel CEO Ndiaye director of African operations

Published 27 Feb 2018 11:07 CET | Africa, Senegal

Orange CEO Stephane Richard announced during a meeting with Senegal's President Macky Sall that the current CEO of Sonatel, Alioune Ndiaye, will take on the role of director ...

EDC House, Expresso Senegal partner to launch e-Money service

Published 27 Feb 2018 09:42 CET | Senegal

The launch will be followed by two more deployments within the Expresso Telecom Group's regional operations in Africa. Expresso Senegal provides customers with a variety of ...

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 ...

Expresso launches mobile money service in Senegal

Published 20 Feb 2018 09:15 CET | Senegal

Senegalese operator Expresso Telecom has launched its 'e-money' mobile financial service, APA news. Expresso intends to increase financial inclusion by providing financial ...

Senegal ICT sector grows to 5.1% of GDP in 2017

Published 18 Jan 2018 15:09 CET | Senegal

Senegal's ICT sector generated XAF 636.3 billion of revenues in 2017, thus 5.1 percent of Senegal's gross domestic product (GDP), reports Ecofin. According to a report from ...

Orange Senegal lowers cost of internet plans, targets 50% population coverage for LTE

Published 18 Jan 2018 09:19 CET | Senegal

Sonatel announced that the average price of its mobile internet plans, marketed under the Orange brand, has been reduced from 16 January. In addition, price cuts will soon be ...

Senegal adds 120,000 mobile lines in Q3

Published 18 Dec 2017 09:16 CET | Senegal

Senegal's mobile subscriptions rose by nearly 120,000 in the three months to September, reaching 15.557 million overall, according to national regulator ARTP. While growing ...

Wari files for arbitration against rival consortium and Millicom over Tigo Senegal sale

Published 10 Nov 2017 16:19 CET | Senegal

Wari said it had filed two requests for arbitration over the failed acquisition of Millicom's Tigo Senegal business to the International Court of Arbitration in Paris, one ...

 




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