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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 ...

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, ...

 




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