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Indonesia's Ooredoo signs mobile ads deal

Indonesia's Ooredoo signs mobile ads deal

The growth of mobile advertising indicates the continuing importance to operators of diversifying their business models, something that has been further underlined by an agreement between Indonesian operator  Indosat Ooredoo and mobile advertising and data monetisation

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MTN Uganda and TerraPay enhance partnership

MTN Uganda and TerraPay enhance partnership

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of operator MTN Uganda, and TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company, have announced an association that will enable MTN Mobile Money Uganda to facilitate international digital cross-border remittances and speedy money transfers to beneficiaries

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Safaricom announces investment plans for Ethiopian venture

Safaricom announces investment plans for Ethiopian venture

Given the ongoing conflict there, it’s probably not quite business as usual for Safaricom in Ethiopia, but the leading Kenyan operator has nevertheless announced plans to invest an initial $600 million in Ethiopia where it is part of a consortium setting up a new telecommunications operation of

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Millicom acquires full control of Tigo Guatemala

Millicom International Cellular, a telecommunications and media company which is a provider of fixed and mobile services dedicated to markets in Latin America, has signed an agreement to gain full control of Tigo Guatemala by acquiring the remaining 45% stake from its local joint venture

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Zain net profit grows 5%, focusing on 5G and fibre

Zain net profit grows 5%, focusing on 5G and fibre

Zain Group, the mobile telecommunications services provider across the Middle East and North Africa, achieved growth in its net profits for the first nine months ended September 2021, increasing by 5% to 135 million dinars (450 million dollars).

Indosat and Tri cleared for merger

Indosat and Tri cleared for merger

The proposed merger of Indonesian operators Hutchison 3 Indonesia (Tri) and Indosat Ooredoo has been formally cleared by the country’s Ministry of Communication and Information.

More problems for Telenor in Myanmar

More problems for Telenor in Myanmar

It looks like Telenor’s attempts to sell its Myanmar unit may be facing fresh problems as the country’s military leadership is said to be looking for participation from local buyers in any planned deal.

Albanian regulators cooperate on 700MHz spectrum issue

Albanian regulators cooperate on 700MHz spectrum issue

Albania’s telecoms regulator AKEP (Electronic and Postal Communications Authority) has signed a cooperation agreement with the country’s broadcast regulator AMA (Audiovisual Media Authority) on a number of issues including the release of 700MHz spectrum.

China’s MIIT hits back at China Telecom’s US operating ban

China’s MIIT hits back at China Telecom’s US operating ban

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has called for the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reverse

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