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MFS Africa partners with AfriMoney to bring services to Sierra Leone

Published 20 Jul 2021 10:48 CET | Sierra Leone

MFS Africa has announced its entry into Sierra Leone, partnering with AfriMoney, the mobile money service of telecom provider Africell. This will enable mobile money users in ...

NuRAN signs deal with Telino-consulting in Mali and Sierratel in Sierra Leone

Published 15 Jul 2021 15:10 CET | Mali, Sierra Leone

NuRAN Wireless has announced an agreement with Telinno-Consulting (Telinno) for the deployment of rural sites under the network-as-a-service model (NAAS) in Mali, and with ...

BNB starts money transfers in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea

Published 10 Nov 2020 15:10 CET | Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Canada-headquartered BNB has launched an online money transfer service to enable people to send money home to friends and relatives in Africa, including Liberia, The Observer ...

Access Bank partners Sierra Leone's Orange Money

Published 09 Nov 2020 10:22 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's Access Bank has partnered with the Orange Money platform to promote financial inclusion, Concord Times reported. Orange Money has over 5,900 agents in the ...

Sierra Leone govt plans to unbundle SALCAB under public-private partnership model

Published 16 Sep 2020 12:37 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone Cable (SALCAB) is set to be unbundled as a national digital institutional framework, incorporating a national advisory council on digital development to be led ...

Africell runs 40-day 'Afrimoney Korbor Korbor Show' promotion with grand prize of SLL 1 billion

Published 11 Sep 2020 10:38 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leonean operator Africell has launched a promotion, Concord Times reported. The 'Afrimoney Korbor Korbor' Show will give subscribers the chance to win millions of ...

Sierra Leone's NATCOM imposes price floor for phone calls

Published 18 Mar 2020 09:57 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) has introduced a new floor price for services, but this  has not gone down well with subscribers, ITWeb ...

Hammer Fiber Optics gets new USD 10 mln credit line

Published 14 Oct 2019 10:45 CET | Caribbean, Dominica, Sierra Leone, United States

Hammer Fiber Optics said it has received a new USD 10 million credit line from Peak One. The money will go towards the company's cash flow needs. Hammer Fiber Optics is ...

Africell offers e-SIMs in Sierra Leone

Published 03 Oct 2019 11:07 CET | Sierra Leone

Africell has begun providing eSIMs in Sierra Leone, reports AYV Media. The company said its subscribers can use a regular physical SIM card and an e-SIM card simultaneously, ...

Sierratel offers month's free on-net calls and data for All Plus fixed line customers

Published 10 Jul 2019 10:15 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leonean operator Sierratel is offering free fixed line services for voice and data for 30 days, Concord Times reported. The promotion, said director of marketing ...

Hammer Fibre Optics says fixed wireless network on course in Sierra Leone

Published 05 Jun 2019 10:45 CET | Sierra Leone

Hammer Fibre Optics said it has progressed in the completion of both its Sierra Leone fixed wireless network as well as the expansion of its global SMS messaging network. The ...

Sierra Leone signs free roaming MoU with Guinea, Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire

Published 01 May 2019 15:14 CET | Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) has signed an MOU with telecommunications regulatory heads from Liberia, Guinea and Cote d'Ivoire, aimed at ...

Ericsson, Orange launch 4G network in Sierra Leone

Published 03 Apr 2019 10:18 CET | Sierra Leone

Ericsson and Orange Sierra Leone have launched a 4G network in Freetown. Orange will use Ericsson Radio System products to offer 4G in 60 sites, for low latency and fast ...

Orange Sierra Leone to construct 50 more pole sites this year

Published 13 Feb 2019 16:13 CET | Sierra Leone

Orange Sierra Leone says it will construct 50 more communication pole sites across the country this year, Concord Times reported. CEO Aminata Kane Ndiaye said the company ...

Hammer Fiber Optics rolling out FWA networks in Dominica, Sierra Leone

Published 12 Feb 2019 14:20 CET | Dominica, Sierra Leone

Fixed wireless service provider Hammer Fiber Optics Holdings has announced that work has begun to build up networks in Dominica in the Caribbean and Sierra Leone in West ...

K3 Telecom launches wireless services in Sierra Leone

Published 29 Jan 2019 09:42 CET | Sierra Leone

Telecom operator K3 Telecom has launched operations in Sierra Leone, ITweb reported.. This marks the official start of the ISP with triple-play services in Freetown, on its ...

AYV TV acquires broadcast rights for the Vickie Remoe Show

Published 14 Jan 2019 14:56 CET | Sierra Leone

Africa Young Voices (AYVTV), a news and entertainment media company, has announced it has been awarded broadcasting rights for the Vickie Remoe Show, making AYVTV the ...

Sierra Leone reduces cost of bandwidth by 48%, quarter of population still without telecoms access

Published 26 Nov 2018 11:22 CET | Sierra Leone

There has been a 48 percent reduction in the wholesale cost of internet bandwidth, ITWeb reported citing Ismael Kebbay, managing director of Sierra Leone Cable (SALCAB), ...

Africell Sierra Leone launches 4G MiFi service

Published 31 May 2018 10:07 CET | Sierra Leone

Africell Sierra Leone has introduced various offers for it high speed 4G MiFi service, reports Concord Times. Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Joe Abass Bangura said it will ...

Glo Media to launch free online ICT education programme in Sierra Leone

Published 22 May 2018 10:26 CET | Sierra Leone

Glo Media Communications plans to introduce a free ICT online programme in Sierra Leone, reports Awoko News. The programme will be available to anyone who wants to upgrade ...

Sierra Leone says tax defaults may halt operation of Sierratel, Natcom

Published 23 Apr 2018 13:11 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone's National Revenue Authority (NRA) has written to inform the country's telecom regulatory agency Natcom of its intention to "seal, lock up or in any physical ...

United Bank for Africa launches mobile banking app in Sierra Leone

Published 13 Apr 2018 11:09 CET | Sierra Leone

The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has launched a mobile banking application in Sierra Leone, reports Concord Times. It has a biometric option and 24-hour customer service ...

Sierra Leone denies internet shutdown during election

Published 04 Apr 2018 09:22 CET | Sierra Leone

The National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) of Sierra Leone has dismissed reports that it ordered the shutting down of internet connectivity for election day on 31 ...

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 ...

Sierratel launches 4G services

Published 31 Jan 2018 09:35 CET | Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone operator Sierratel has launched mobile 4G services. The network covers Freetown and most parts of the country....

 




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