Burundi

Viettel’s Burundian mobile operator Lumitel extends 4G nationwide
ARCT Burundi launches ‘Burundi Broadband’ project
Onatel secures USD30m loan from Huawei to fund ONAMOB network modernisation
Viettel reports strong H1 revenue growth for Burundi’s Lumitel
Econet Leo enters 4G arena in Burundi
ARCT boss calls on ISPs to sign up to IXP
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Viettel Global claims 26m subs; 1H16 international revenues reach USD494m
Yahsat, Tele10 to collaborate on satellite broadband plan; Facebook plots sub-Saharan push
Lumitel entices users with free 4G upgrade; 3G network rollout continues
Viettel Burundi (Lumitel) switches on 4G network in six provinces
Airtel, Liquid Telecom sign pan-African partnership agreement
Minister laments Onatel’s poor state of health
EWB selects ZTEsoft for convergent billing
Burundian start-up Lumitel hits one million subscriber milestone in first four months of operation
EWB and U-Com (leo) complete merger in Burundi
It can happen: Viettel's Burundian start-up Lumitel notches 600k subs in first month
Africell Holding issues statement to clarify it has no connection to Burundi’s TEMPO
TEMPO shuts up shop following ‘exorbitant’ tax demand
Burundian govt, Onatel and Huawei commission Bujumbura MAN project
Smart Telecom Company earmarks USD300m for East Africa expansion
Vimpelcom-controlled GTH sells off Burundi, CAR operations to Econet Wireless
Smart Telecom Burundi launches SMART 3G network
Uniform roaming fees in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda from 1 October
Vimpelcom struggles to offload Telecel Globe
Burundi home to 2.53m mobile users at end-2013, paper says
Burundi, Sierra Leone get Smart
Smart Telecom enters crowded Tanzanian mobile market
Viettel wins mobile concession in Burundi
Frontier Tower Solutions targets towers in untapped markets
Niel Telecom to acquire two Telecel Globe units?
Vimpelcom attracts ‘concrete’ buyer for unwanted African assets; Laos deal imminent
BBS secures USD11.5m loan from PTA Bank to fund fibre rollout plan
Govt looking to sell stake in Burundi’s Onatel
U-Com Burundi adds mobile banking to drive customer growth
Telecel Globe FY revenues drop slightly to USD90.7m
Vimpelcom explores sale of African, Asian units
ARCT Burundi withdraws licences from HiTS and Comium
ARCT reports 19% growth in mobile base in 2011
East Africa loses broadband as four submarine cables are severed in quick succession
U-Com Burundi secures USD25m loan for network expansion
Burundi govt orders cellcos to implement pre-pay registration scheme
Chinese vendor inks deal to roll out backbone network in Burundi
Econet Burundi invests USD10m to roll out 3G service
Government to privatise Onatel in 2011
Burundi carriers set up consortium to develop national fibre backbone
Econet moves to take full control in Burundi
SEACOM to use Rwanda to connect to Burundi and DRC
Burundi to privatise Onatel by end-2009
Econet Wireless Burundi launches pilot trials, paper says
Regulator reports 78% rise in mobile users in 2008
Telecel Globe completes African acquisitions
U-Com Burundi to double subscriber base by 2010
Lacell picks Ericsson for GSM rollout in Burundi
Lacell picks Ericsson for GSM rollout in Burundi
Alca-Lu gets the nod from Africell for national GSM/EDGE network
Dubai’s VTEL acquires Africell of Burundi
Government licenses sixth mobile operator – HiTs Telecom
World Bank helps fund network development
Econet acquires 65% stake in Burundi GSM operator