14 Sep 2021

Wireless

MoC proposes cancellation of interconnection charges

Israel’s Ministry of Communications (MoC) has revealed plans to eradicate interconnection charges for both mobile and fixed line services. In a press release the regulator claimed that, with termination rates... more

DISH eyes 600MHz 5G trials in Las Vegas, Denver

DISH Network has requested permission from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to utilise unused spectrum in the 600MHz band in Denver, Colorado and Las Vegas, Nevada, as it seeks to... more

MTN selects Nokia for voice upgrades in South Africa

Nokia has announced that it has been selected by MTN to drive its voice core evolution and network modernisation in South Africa. By leveraging Nokia’s 5G cloud infrastructure and cloud-native... more

NetOne to deploy 260 new base stations

Zimbabwean state-owned cellco NetOne is looking to deploy more than 260 new base stations under the third phase of its mobile broadband expansion project, with a focus on rural areas.... more

Wireline

Angola Telecom’s infrastructure management tender going ahead

An international public tender for a sub-concession to manage and develop Angola Telecom’s metropolitan and national transport backbone network is proceeding, with a deadline of 10 November 2021 for bidders... more

Corporate/Financial

Telekom Srbija agrees Posta NET takeover

Telekom Srbija has entered into an agreement to buy ISP Posta NET from Serbian postal service provider Post Srbije. According to local news site N1 the contract was signed on... more

Miscellaneous

Telesur utilising Globitel’s USSD Gateway

Telecoms and contact centre solution provider Globitel has won a contract to supply a USSD Gateway solution for Telesur, the largest telecoms group in Suriname, in partnership with KocharTech. Fadi... more