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Zain Sudan EBITDA grows 54% to SDG 1.2 bln in Q1

Published 02 May 2019 15:51 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's EBITDA increased by 54 percent year-on-year to SDG 1.2 billion in the first quarter. Due to currency effects, the EBITDA was down 21 percent in US dollar terms. ...

Sudatel to use Arabsat 6A satellite for broadband services

Published 17 Apr 2019 11:24 CET | Sudan

The Sudatel Telecom Group, through its companies Sudasat and Hajar Group, in partnership with Canar Telecom, witnessed the launch of Arabsat 6A satellite at orbital position ...

MAXnet deploys CBNL VectaStar platform for mmWave network in Sudan

Published 19 Feb 2019 13:10 CET | Sudan

CBNL has signed an agreement with MAXnet, the wireless internet service provider in Sudan, to provide mmWave connectivity. This will enable MAXnet to underpin its corporate ...

Zain Sudan FY revenue lifts 37% to SDG 9.7 bln

Published 13 Feb 2019 15:48 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's revenues grew by 37 percent year-on-year to reach SDG 9.7 billion for full-year 2018. In US dollars, revenues fell 24 percent to USD 316 million. Tge EBITDA ...

Sudanese govt restricts social media access to counter protest movement

Published 04 Jan 2019 10:39 CET | Sudan

Sudanese authorities are blocking access to popular social media platforms used to organise and broadcast nationwide anti-government protests triggered by the economic ...

Sudatel Academy remains ITU Centre of Excellence

Published 12 Dec 2018 10:55 CET | Sudan

Sudatel Academy (Sudacad) has been re-selected an ITU Centre of Excellence in the priority area of ICT applications and wireless and fixed broadband for 2019-2022, following ...

Sudan hopes to soon launch mobile payments system

Published 23 Nov 2018 15:38 CET | Sudan

The government of Sudan will be launching mobile payments in the country at the start of next year, Ecofin reported. Prime Minister Moutaz Moussa explained that talks were ...

Zain Sudan EBITDA rises 32% to SDG 2.7 bln in 9-mths

Published 07 Nov 2018 15:43 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's EBITDA increased by 32 percent year-on-year to SDG 2.7 billion in the first nine months, while the net profit lifted 38 percent to SDG 1.2 billion. Zain said a ...

Algerian and Sudanese telecoms regulators partner for mutual development

Published 15 Oct 2018 16:01 CET | Algeria, Sudan

Algeria's postal and electronic communications regulator (Autorite de regulation de la poste et des communications electroniques - ARPCE) and its counterpart in Sudan ...

Zain Sudan signs LTE roaming agreement with Telenor

Published 10 Oct 2018 10:05 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan and Telenor have signed a connectivity agreement enabling Zain Sudan to provide LTE roaming services, reports Capacity Media. Under the terms of this deal, Zain ...

Zain Sudan EBITDA increases 38% to SDG 4.4 bln in H1

Published 31 Jul 2018 17:11 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's EBITDA increased by 38 percent to reach SDG 1.8 billion in the first half of 2018, and net income increased by 26 percent to SDG 688 million. Data revenues ...

Nokia and Sudatel team to improve mobile and fixed services in Sudan

Published 03 Jul 2018 10:20 CET | Sudan

Nokia and Sudatel are to trial Nokia 4.5G Pro, 4.9G and 5G mobile equipment and Nokia's fixed fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) portfolio to improve mobile and residential broadband ...

Zain Sudan subscriber base hits 13.8 mln in Q1

Published 10 May 2018 15:26 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's subscribers increased to 13.8 million in the first three months to 31 March, its parent company reported. In local currency (SDG) terms, the operator performed ...

Sudatel and Liquid Telecom partner to launch FTTH in Sudan

Published 28 Feb 2018 11:05 CET | Sudan

Sudatel Telecom Group and Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build new FTTH networks in Sudan. This will ...

Zain Sudan FY revenues up 36% to SDG 7.1 bln

Published 07 Feb 2018 17:28 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's revenues grew by 36 percent year-on-year to SDG 7.1 billion in 2017. That's equal to USD 419 million, down 41 percent in USD terms due to the depreciation in the ...

Zain Sudan 9-month revenue up 40%, EBITDA up 30%

Published 30 Oct 2017 09:22 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan's nine-month revenues grew by 40 percent year-on-year in local currency to SDG 5.2 billion. However, a 61 percent currency devaluation led to a 45 percent drop in ...

Sudatel H1 revenue grows 8% to USD 252 mln

Published 15 Sep 2017 09:31 CET | Sudan

The Sudatel Telecom Group reported an 8 percent increase in revenues to USD 252 million in the first six months of 2017. Gross profit also increased, by 22 percent from USD ...

Zain Sudan H1 revenues up 38% in local currency, customer base up 3%

Published 07 Aug 2017 09:23 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan said a 61 percent devaluation of the Sudanese currency from SDG 6.4 per US dollar to SDG 16.5 affected its financial results in dollar terms for the first six ...

Sudanese mobile phone subscriptions drop to 27.9 mln in 2016

Published 12 Jun 2017 10:38 CET | Sudan

The number of mobile phone subscribers in Sudan dropped to 27.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2016 from 28.3 million in 2015, Radio Dabanga reported, citing figures from ...

Sudan regulator proposes mobile money transfer limit

Published 10 May 2017 11:48 CET | Sudan

Sudan industry regulator the National Telecommunications Corporation (NRC) plans to impose restrictions on domestic mobile money transactions as part of efforts to audit and ...

Siemens signs agreements with Uganda and Sudan

Published 05 May 2017 08:38 CET | Sudan, Uganda

Siemens will work more closely with the African countries of Uganda and Sudan in the areas of power supply, industry, transportation and healthcare. Under these agreements, ...

Zain Sudan revenue grows 38% to SDG 1.7 bln in Q1

Published 02 May 2017 17:12 CET | Sudan

Zain Sudan said revenues for the first quarter grew by 38 percent year-on-year to SDG 1.7 billion. In US dollars, revenues fell 43 percent to USD 107 million. EBITDA ...

Sudatel mobile arm Sudani launches 4G network in Sudan

Published 05 Apr 2017 10:44 CET | Sudan

Sudatel's mobile telecommunications company Sudani has announced that its 4G network is now live and providing customers with the fastest mobile data speeds available in ...

Canar acquires 4G licence

Published 03 Apr 2017 10:13 CET | Sudan

Sudanese operator Canar Telecommunications has acquired a 4G internet services licence after signing an agreement with the National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC). The ...

MTN Sudan FY user base falls 11.5%, revenue up 18.8%

Published 02 Mar 2017 10:42 CET | Sudan

MTN Sudan's subscriber base contracted by 11.5 percent to 7.5 million in the year to 31 December 2016 as a result of disconnections in compliance with registration ...