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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 ...

Eutelsat provides capacity to La Poste Senegal

Published 07 Nov 2017 11:13 CET | Senegal

Eutelsat Communications has announced a multi-year agreement with La Poste Senegal, the country's public postal service company, to interconnect 200 post offices nationwide. ...

Wari starts legal action against Millicom over Tigo Senegal sale

Published 31 Oct 2017 09:21 CET | Senegal

Wari announced that it will start legal proceedings against Millicom on 13 November over the abandoned sale of the Tigo Senegal business. The two companies had signed an ...

Senegal adds 155,000 mobile lines in Q2

Published 23 Oct 2017 12:26 CET | Senegal

Senegal's mobile subscriptions reached 15.437 million at the end of June, representing an additional 155,321 active SIM cards since end-March, according to the statistics ...

WorldRemit partners with Wari for money transfers to Senegal

Published 18 Oct 2017 11:20 CET | Senegal

Senegal's Wari Group and digital money transfer company WorldRemit have joined forces to enable launch instant money transfers to Senegal through Wari's network of 27,000 ...

Orange Senegal prepares to launch fibre broadband services

Published 13 Oct 2017 10:36 CET | Senegal

Sonatel has announced the imminent launch of its Orange Senegal brand's fibre broadband services for residential and business customers. The availability of the new offering ...

Orange Senegal renews sponsorship deal with football federation

Published 02 Oct 2017 16:31 CET | Senegal

Sonatel, via the Orange brand, will remain a sponsor of Senegal's national football team, after renewing its partnership with the country's football federation (FSF). The ...

Societe Generale launches Yup in Ivory Coast and Senegal

Published 18 Sep 2017 09:46 CET | Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal

Societe Generale has introduced new African mobile bank Yup in the Ivory Coast and Senegal. Yup is a new alternative to the traditional banking model in Africa, wiht a full ...

Senegal confirms award of 3 MVNO licences

Published 11 Sep 2017 16:37 CET | Senegal

Senegal regulator ARMP has confirmed the award of MVNO licences to the companies You mobile, Sirius telecoms Afrique and Origines, after finding no merit in an appeal from ...

Court orders Tigo Senegal to pay XOF 1 bln to Interface Mobile

Published 31 Aug 2017 11:18 CET | Senegal

Tigo Senegal has been ordered to pay XOF 1.088 billion to local distribution partner Interface Mobile following a court case regarding a contract dispute between the two ...

Senegal regulator warns mobile operators over failings

Published 23 Aug 2017 12:56 CET | Senegal

Senegal's national regulator ARTP has published several rulings aimed at the country's three mobile network operators, Sonatel, which operates under the Orange brand, Sentel ...

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 ...

Senegal Internet exchange Point to launch on 29 August

Published 21 Aug 2017 10:20 CET | Senegal | Update: 30 Aug 2017 14:25 CET

The official launch of the Senegal Internet Exchange Point (SenIX) will take place on 29 August, reports Cio Mag, quoting the head of the country's IT agency ADIE (Agence de ...

Senegal President Sall sides with Wari over Tigo Senegal sale

Published 03 Aug 2017 14:03 CET | Senegal

A decree signed by Senegal's President Macky Sall has approved the transfer of the mobile licence held by Tigo Senegal to Wari Group, reports Agence Ecofin. The decree, ...

Tigo Senegal defends decision to shelve sale to Wari

Published 03 Aug 2017 11:56 CET | Senegal

Tigo Senegal has defended its decision to abandon its sale to Wari Group in favour of other investors, saying the termination of the transaction is compliant with the terms ...

Wari threatens legal action over abandoned Tigo Senegal sale

Published 01 Aug 2017 15:34 CET | Senegal

Wari Group has denounced the decision by Millicom to abandon the sale of Tigo Senegal to Wari in favour of other investors and said it would consider legal action. ...

Millicom agrees new deal to sell Tigo Senegal to investors

Published 31 Jul 2017 08:37 CET | Senegal

Millicom said it has exercised its right to terminate its agreement to sell its Tigo operations in Senegal to Wari Group for USD 129 million. Separately, the company also ...

Sonatel's underlying revenue up 6.3% in H1

Published 26 Jul 2017 11:29 CET | Africa, Senegal

Sonatel posted revenue of XOF 483.6 billion for the first half of the year, representing a year-on-year growth of 6.3 percent on a like-for-like basis (+2.1% in H1 2016). ...

Total, Worldline buy stake in InTouch and extend deployment

Published 25 Jul 2017 11:29 CET | Africa, Senegal

Petrol station chain Total and Worldline have signed binding technological, commercial and financing agreements with African financial technology (fintech) company InTouch. ...

Orange Senegal launches Jamono prepaid plans

Published 19 Jul 2017 12:11 CET | Senegal

Sonatel announced the launch of a new range of prepaid plans from Orange Senegal, which will be promoted with a marketing campaign around the value of togetherness. Named ...

Senegal defers award of MVNO licences pending appeal

Published 12 Jul 2017 11:56 CET | Senegal

Senegal's Public Procurement Regulatory Authority ARMP has halted the award of three MVNO licences, following an appeal from Starlog, one of the operators which participated ...

Senegal adds 95,000 mobile lines in Q1

Published 07 Jul 2017 20:34 CET | Senegal

The quarterly movement in Senegal's mobile subscriptions returned to positive territory in the three months to March, as active SIMs increased by 95,000 since the end of 2016 ...

 




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