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Ethio Telecom signs $800m mobile network expansion deal with ZTE

The deal would support Ethiopia Telecom's plans to to double its subscriber numbers to over 50 million


Published 20 August 2013

Iran launches domestic email service

Each user account will be offered with a storage capacity of 50MB, which can further be raised to 2GB.


Published 11 July 2013

Syria's internet restored after blackout

The blackout was due to a fault in optical fibre cables


Published 09 May 2013

Chat app messaging traffic surpasses mobile text message: Informa

Users sent an average of 19.1 billion OTT messages sent per day compared to 17.6 billion P2P SMS messages during 2012

Mobile & tablets

Published 30 April 2013

Saudi seeks to ban WhatsApp, Skype, Viber

As part of its efforts to have control over cyberspace with the rise in internet and smart phone users

Published 01 April 2013

Egypt Telecoms Ministry refuses to block YouTube access

YouTube has blocked the 'innocence of muslims' video on its Egytian version of YouTube.


Published 19 February 2013

US Defense Department plans increase of cyber-security staff

The staff numbers at US Cyber Command planned to be increased from 900 to 4,900.


Published 29 January 2013

Vodafone’s BlackBerry users suffer outage over connection issues

RIM's devices used through South Africa Vodafone's Vodacom were also affected by a connection outage, while the UK users revealed that BlackBerry...

Mobile & tablets

Published 14 January 2013

UN's ITU to review International Telecom Regulations

Around 193 countries government regulators will participate in the conference


Published 03 December 2012

Mobile core gateway equipment spending to reach $1.2bn in 2012: report

Deployment of fourth-generation (4G) LTE networks, which require Evolved Packet Core (EPC) equipment will drive the market.


Published 10 August 2012

�MTN, Ericsson extend their network partnership

Ericsson will manage network operations, field maintenance and optimisationf or MTN's 3G sites


Published 30 January 2012

Over 10% world population has mobile broadband: UN

Adoption of mobile Internet sharpest in poor nations at about 160% year-on-year, says report

Mobile & tablets

Published 20 September 2011

Huawei launches LTE TDD wireless broadband router

World's first such router features a download speed of up to 100M, claims company


Published 30 August 2011

BT opens international network traffic routing facility

Aims to improve network service capabilities in South Africa and worldwide


Published 25 August 2011

Zain picks Alcatel's IP mobile backhaul offering

Aims to deliver fully managed IP-based transport and meet the increase in bandwidth requirements


Published 25 August 2011

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