Egyptian telcos ink national roaming agreement: Telecom Egypt has announced the signing of a commercial agreement with Orange Egypt for national roaming…
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10 Aug 2022
Mobile
Egyptian telcos ink national roaming agreement
 Egypt  
Telecom Egypt has announced the signing of a commercial agreement with Orange Egypt for national roaming services. In a press release Telecom Egypt said that the five-year agreement, which extends... more
Regulator approves WINDTRE and Iliad network sharing venture
 Italy  
Italy’s Communications Regulatory Authority (Autorita per le Garanzie nelle Comunicazioni, Agcom) has given the green light to a proposed joint venture between WINDTRE and Iliad which will deploy a shared... more
Fixed Broadband
Haiti backs SpaceX internet and IoT trials, following Starlink Dominican Republic launch
 Haiti   Dominican Republic  
Haiti’s National Council of Telecommunications (Conseil National des Telecommunications, Conatel) has approved a pilot satellite internet scheme to be run by SpaceX. The project will include satellite broadband and IoT... more
Dhiraagu expands fibre network to Veyvah
 Maldives  
Dhivehi Raajjeyge Gulhun (Dhiraagu), the Maldives’ incumbent telecoms operator, has announced the expansion of its fibre broadband and DhiraaguTV service to Veyvah, an inhabited island of Meemu Atoll. The firm’s... more
AT adds 100,000 fibre subscriptions in year to date
 Algeria  
Algerie Telecom (AT) announced on its website that in the year to date it connected a record 100,000 additional customers to fibre-optic broadband services, displaying a take-up rate which improved... more
KT piloting copper/DSL to fibre switchover
 Kazakhstan  
Kazakh state-backed operator Kazakhtelecom (KT) announced on its website that it has selected Kurchatov, a small town in the eastern Abai region, as the pilot location for a full copper-to-fibre... more
Corporate/Financial
America Movil completes LatAm tower spin-off
 Mexico   Argentina   Brazil   Chile   Costa Rica  
America Movil (AM) has completed the spin-off of all telecoms towers and other associated passive infrastructure in most of the Latin American countries where it operates, with all relevant assets,... more
NBN Co narrows net loss in FY22
 Australia  
Australia’s NBN Co has reported achieving its key performance metrics and full year guidance targets following the publication of its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2022. The... more
Magyar Telekom boasts 10.9% Q2 sales hike
 Hungary  
Hungary’s Magyar Telekom reported that its total group revenue increased by 10.9% year-on-year to HUF184.2 billion (USD475 million) in Q2 2022 and by 9.6% y-o-y to HUF360.1 billion in the... more