Angola

OneWeb to provide satellite internet connectivity for rural Angolans
Angola’s fourth mobile licence tender relaunched; Angola Telecom stake valued at USD500m
Angolan president cancels fourth mobile licence award to Telstar
Angola's fourth mobile licence awarded to Telstar
Angola’s Movicel forms partnership with Vodafone
Angola Telecom to invest USD12.6m in 4G before part-privatisation
Angola Telecom tries to recoup unpaid bills in preparation for privatisation
Arbitration court orders Unitel shareholders to pay Oi USD654m
Angola set to introduce fourth operator in Q1 2019
MTN loses interest in Angola's fourth mobile licence
Sonangol earmarks 25% stake in Unitel for sale
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Unitel adding five more 4G cities this year; aims to cover all communes in less than three years
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Angola Telecom showcases new LTE service at Luanda event
Angola loses first telecoms satellite, starts building replacement
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
MSTelcom launching triple-play
Oi claims EUR2.8bn from Unitel shareholders in international arbitration court
Government moving forward with Angola Telecom privatisation
INACOM publishes licensing document for new Angolan player
'Final deadline' passes for unregistered SIM users
Vodafone strongly placed for Angolan licence, reports claim
Angola: ‘fourth operator’ to be licensed; Angola Telecom to be part-privatised
Angola Telecom a shoo-in for mobile licence?
Angola begins licensing new fixed line, internet operators; Angosat-1 launching in December
Angola launching open frequency auction for the first time; 800MHz applications due in August
Movicel continues rural expansion, reaching Ebo
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Angosat-1 launching in 3Q17 to save local telcos a packet
Angola raising tariffs on all telecoms services
Angolan regulator clamps down on SIM street sales
Oi rejected USD900m offer for Unitel stake, report claims
Internet Technologies Angola deploys national Radwin PtMP network to replace WiMAX
Oi gives Samba 34% stake in Namibia’s MTC in return for Samba reducing Africatel share to 14%
Minister highlights developments in Angola Telecom restructuring
Angola Telecom to restructure, report says
Angola’s Unitel tests VoLTE ahead of commercial launch in Q1
Angola’s Movicel scrapping CDMA in March
Identification of Angolan telecoms users: February deadline
Angola's Movicel expands LTE to third province
Multitel completes Luanda TD-LTE rollout with Telrad
Lawsuits fly in each direction over Unitel ownership
Angolan trio to receive universal licences
Unitel launches Huawei’s SDP virtualisation for rich digital services
Oi reconsiders Africatel sale as Angolan relationship thaws
TV Cabo expands internet services with latest EIB loan
TV Cabo rebrands business unit as Viv; extends FTTH network
Unitel and Ericsson claim 450Mbps LTE ‘African first’
Unitel enables free access to Wikipedia
Mobile money launched across Angola
Angolan Investment Bank develops mobile money; Angola Cables develops data centre/node with Akamai
MTN, Vodacom consider Oi/PT Unitel stake, sources claim
Net One announces early-2015 LTE broadband launch
TeliaSonera and Angola Cables ink IP Transit agreement
Angola Cables gets USD260m bank guarantee for cables; Movicel expands 4G
Unitel signs ten-year USD1.9bn fibre, LTE investment contract with state agency
Oi approves measures to sell African holdings gained from PT merger deal
Paratus signs MPLS/IPX deal with PCCW Global
Free internet access launched in Luanda
Negotiations continue on PT/Oi stake in Unitel; target price ‘USD2bn’, sources claim
Unitel valued at USD7bn; PT stake USD1.31bn
Portuguese Unitel stake available for sale
Intelsat helps expand MSTelcom’s services
TV Cabo gets second EIB loan for network expansion
Unitel reaches ten million users
Unitel upgrades network performance with Mycom
Multitel deploys TD-LTE with Telrad
Candidates for Angolan telecoms licences could include MTN, Airtel, Vodacom
Angolan shareholders claim right to buy out Portugal Telecom from Unitel
Angola Telecom revamps fixed broadband offerings
Angolan satellite launching in 2017
Uige province receives broadband connection
Angola Telecom’s prospects boosted by government bailout
Unitel demonstrates first LTE-A in Africa with Ericsson
SACS Angola-Brazil cable ready mid-2015; Telebras onboard, shelves US link
Angola to ramp up mobile competition
Unitel claims first African 4G video roaming
Angola Telecom says TV Cabo’s triple-play also available to its users via new build fibre
TV Cabo introducing triple-play; voice service uses Metaswitch solution
Unitel launches 4Afrika Windows phone
Angola Cables selects Epsilon for European IP interconnectivity
Angola Telecom on expansion drive
Unitel uses Astellia for optimising 2G/3G/4G traffic
Unitel budgets USD1.35bn for 2013-15
Ericsson confirms deal to develop Unitel’s LTE network
Angola sees second LTE launch
Unitel reaches border towns
Internet Technologies Group chooses Alvarion for wireless broadband
Government approves Angola Telecom’s business plan, including USD300m injection
Angola Cables picks crack SACS, WACS team
Huawei deploying 100G WDM network for Unitel
Angolan ISP Net One launches satellite coverage
Huawei handed LTE backhaul contracts in Angola, Namibia
Angola Telecom standardises call tariffs nationwide
Unitel partners government in internet access project
TV Cabo launches FTTx range, claims fastest speeds in Angola
Vodacom targets acquisitions in the USD100m range; Angola, Ethiopia, Uganda all pinpointed
WASACE confident of 2014 launch; cable supplier to be selected July 2012
Venezuela Zon’s next pay-TV target?
Startel divestment nearing conclusion?
WACS on, hats off to African submarine bandwidth
Movicel expands LTE to capital
Movicel launches LTE in Cabinda 45 days ahead of schedule
MTN Group targets ‘bolt-on’ deals inside ‘comfort zone’; Angola and Ethiopia pinpointed
Movicel orders 100,000 3G tablets; vendor expects 4G contract
Movicel chooses second LTE vendor, ZTE
Movicel launching LTE on 1800MHz FDD spectrum – ‘first of its kind in Africa’
Global Telesat, RascomStar project aims to expand 'affordable' internet coverage
WASACE submarine cable aims to serve four continents
Alvarion upgrades MSTelcom’s WiMAX capabilities
Fibre-optic network now nationwide
Angola Telecom to be restructured
Telecom Namibia selling Neotel, Mundo Startel stakes
Nearly two million Angolans using mobile internet
Angola to gain ‘submarine samba’ network?
Unitel expands coverage to 128 municipalities
Movicel rings the changes with GSM launches
Unitel singing about Opera upgrade
Movicel to invest USD1 billion in GSM launch, modernisation
Kwanza Sul switches on new digital fixed network
Movicel looking at move from CDMA to GSM
WiBro to gain foothold in Angola
Unitel approves USD800m 2010/11 investment plan
State employs DeTeCon to restructure Angola Telecom
Angola and Cuba sign telecoms cooperation agreement
Angolan mobile lines reach 8.7 million; fixed sector also grows significantly
Zon sells 10% stake, plans to launch Angola operation
Angola Telecom’s southern fibre links to be complete by end-year
Alcatel-Lucent deploying end-to-end communications for Angola LNG plant
Movicel moving on with CDMA expansion
Oni the latest Portuguese telco entering Angola
Angola Telecom picks ECtel fraud management platform
Mundo Startel expands WiMAX broadband service with Alvarion
Movicel privatised
Unitel earmarks USD1.7bn for network expansion
Angola and Russia sign satellite contract
Public-private partnership formed to build international fibre-optic network
Movicel buys convergent solution
Telecom Namibia subsidiary to invest USD55m in Angola
Angola Telecom spending USD2.4bn on fixed network
Ericsson expands Unitel’s 2G/3G network
Unitel selects Ericsson for consulting and network expansion
Angola Telecom to expand, upgrade networks
ZTE moves into network management
ADONES looking good
Thales seeks EUR140m network contract
Unitel chooses Alca-Lu for GSM/EDGE expansion
Alvarion and Bridgewater power MSTelcom’s WiMAX service
Angola to have its own satellite by 2011; cellco increases sat capacity
Cableco gains USD21 million expansion loan
Ericsson to install Angola coastal link
Namibia-Angola-Botswana connectivity deal approaches
PT to create African holding company
Unitel signs USD45 million UMTS deal with Ericsson
Telecom Namibia’s Angolan WiMAX venture aims for July launch
Portugal Telecom considers plan for MVNO based in Angola
Movicel to expand across province
Vodacom reveals targets
Angola to invest in ‘Adonis’ submarine cable
Unitel signs USD150 million Ericsson deal
PT resists pressure to sell stake to government
Alcatel signs USD53 million GSM contract with Angola’s Unitel
Celtel targets USD500 million entry in Angola, Senegal and Ghana
Botswana invites Namibia to join southern African undersea cable alliance
Angola Telecom in talks with Israeli wireless technology firm
Unitel aims for three million capacity
Vodacom looking to invest in Angola
Angonet project hampered by lack of infrastructure
Movicel contracts Nortel for EV-DO upgrade
Wireless teledensity hits 8%
Telecom Namibia gets green light for Angola
Gilat to deploy networks for MSTelcom
Movicel launches in Namibe province
Telecom Namibia snaps up Angolan fixed line licensee
Telecom Namibia snaps up Angolan fixed line licensee
Telecom set for ADSL launch
Nortel wins Angolan contract
Telecom announces plans for 500 new public telephone centres
Angola Telecom to spin-off mobile services