Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial development
Tigo rebranded as Free in Senegal, launches LTE-A plans
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Senegal announces XOF50bn investment in fibre network
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Tigo Senegal taps Ericsson for LTE rollout
Tigo Senegal obtains 4G licence
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Orange Senegal launches LTE-A network, strengthens 4G coverage
ARTP, Sonatel launch local loop unbundling
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
Govt introduces new telecoms tax
Millicom confirms completed sale of Tigo Senegal to consortium
President approves Tigo sale to consortium
Waaw, Africa Access, Arc Informatique all begin commercial rollout
Nokia, Orange to modernise networks across seven African markets
Expresso launches mobile money service
Orange Senegal targets 50% LTE coverage by end-2018
Sonatel launches Senegal’s first FTTH network
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Senegal president sides with Wari Group over Tigo sale
Wari Group contests Millicom’s decision to back out of sale agreement
Millicom cancels sale of Tigo Senegal to Wari Group, finds new buyer
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
ARTP grants three new ISP licences
Wari Group agrees USD129m takeover of Tigo Senegal
Wari Group in Tigo Senegal takeover talks
ARTP deactivates five million unregistered SIMs
No more roaming charges for five West African states
ARTP gives 4m unregistered mobile subscribers one week to fall into line
Tigo Senegal biggest MNP beneficiary in first year
Sonatel tests free public Wi-Fi
Tigo Senegal to invest USD194m on 3G+ upgrade
SK Telecom, CKG Group JV linked with fourth Senegal licence
Hold out your hand: Tigo, Expresso in talks with ATP for Senegal 4G licences
ARTP confirms renewal of Sonatel licences; deal includes 4G concession
Orange Senegal to pay USD173m for 4G licence, paper says
Orange in talks with MIC over potential takeovers in Africa
ARTP: mobile net adds accelerate to 395k in Q1 2016
ARTP gives Senegalese operators six months to complete subscriber registration process
MINPOSTEL to update Senegal’s telecoms legislation to meet future ICT demands
ARTP: mobile growth slows to 4% in 2015, ADSL user base slumps 3% and fixed line connections also down
African round-up: Tigo Senegal extends 3G+ coverage, Togo now promising 4G auction this year, Sirleaf supports Cellcom Liberia takeover
MVNO Monday: a guide to the week’s virtual operator developments
Sonatel explains 4G licence no show; claims concessions worth XOF14.5bn not XOF30bn
Senegal’s incumbent cellcos ‘boycott’ 4G licence tender; ARTP invites bids from new entrants
ARTP wants 4G by 1Q16; sets January deadline for applications
ARTP: 2,870 subscribers have taken advantage of MNP, with Tigo seeing biggest gain
Senegalese MPs say govt should seek QoS assurances from Orange before renewing its licence
ARTP launches 4G mobile tender in Senegal
ARTP: mobile growth slows to 0.6% in Q3; calls for improvements in network quality
ADIE official says Huawei to deploy more than 3,000km of fibre in Senegal
ARTP extends SIM identification deadline until 1 December
Sonatel slapped by regulator for repeated network outages
MNP goes live in Senegal
ARTP Senegal: mobile market up 0.82% in second quarter
Senegal: MNP to launch September 2015
ARTP: Senegal added a net 319,507 mobile connections in Q1
President Sall gives Senegal’s ARTP more powers to control local telcos
Matam regional operator Hayo runs into trouble with Orange
Senegal plots the return of the phone booth
Senegal’s Sonatel increases incoming call rates
MINPOSTEL calls halt to Senegal’s 4G testing
Tigo Senegal says it is ready for MNP
MIC’s Senegal mobile unit outsources network management to Ericsson
ARTP publishes Q4 market update: fixed lines continue to fall, but mobile edges up again
ARTP gives Sonatel 48 hours to explain Viber, WhatsApp blocking
‘J’accuse Sonatel’: internet users cry foul over Viber blocking
Sonatel to pay USD2.5 dividend for 2014 as revenue, profits climb
Tigo Senegal extend 3G+ network to the country’s interior
Orange and Ecobank launch money transfer service in Mali
ARTP Senegal extending 4G trial period to end-March 2015
ARTP pins its hopes on February 2015 launch for MNP
ARTP boss says Senegalese operators must embrace VAS
Tigo Senegal looking to bolster networks in Western region
ARTP warns cellcos to make sure 4G trials are free
ARTP reports fall in fixed and mobile users in third quarter
Tigo Senegal launches 4G pilot trial in Dakar
Tigo Senegal enlists Ericsson for mobile financial services launch
Sudatel axes CEO in wake of Expresso’s poor performance
Orange Senegal launches new mobile banking service with BICIS
Orange Senegal launches 4G pilot trial in Saly
Macky Sall discusses end of Sonatel’s concession in October 2017, let the games begin
Expresso Telecom employees in jail over USD1.378m embezzlement allegations
Excaf Telecom selects HTTV's Hybrid TVOS solution ahead of Senegal’s analogue switch-off
Sonatel extends fibre network to Tambacounda, Kedougou
ARTP reports 14.356m mobile users at end-June
Sonatel reports a 6.6% increase in net profit 1H14
Senegal’s ARTP to set up new QoS monitoring group; discusses 4G licensing
Orange, BNP Paribas confirm African tie-up; Cote d’Ivoire, Senegal customers to benefit
ARTP Senegal still on course to launch MNP in October
Senegalese government claims to have taken ‘all measures’ to retake control of Sonatel
Ten million Orange Money customers in 13 countries
Senegal’s telecoms market contributes 10.6% of total GDP, study says
Sonatel sees 11% increase in sales and profits in 2013
Senegal hopes to implement MNP in October
Sonatel tower sale likely to start this month
MIC’s Tigo unit invested ‘more than USD100m’ in Senegal in last two years, CEO says
ARTP: Senegal mobile market tops 12.721m at end-September as Expresso leapfrogs Tigo
Sonatel announces XOF252bn spend in network upgrades
Senegal’s mobile operators to all deploy 4G pilot trials before year-end, Reuters
African firm IHS in front seat to acquire Sonatel towers in West Africa
Youssou Ndour declares ambition to win Senegal’s fourth mobile licence
ARTP Senegal amends interconnection rules to boost competition
Sonatel launches 4G trials; Tigo, Expresso receive ARTP approval for own tests
Senagalese regulator reports 12.661m mobile users in mid-2013
Tigo Senegal reports improved network
Tigo Senegal completes SIM card identification programme
Senegal’s Sonatel books net profit of XOF91bn in H1 2013
ARTP Senegal extends deadline for SIM registration
Sonatel reports 5% rise in profits in H1 2013
Senegal to get MNP by September?
Orange introduces mobile money transfers between Senegal, Mali and Cote d’Ivoire
Clock ticking on Senegal’s mobile ID registration scheme
Orange Senegal cuts cost of voice calls and internet access
Tigo Senegal to launch HSPA+ network
Sudatel plots mass exodus; African subsidiaries up for grabs
President Macky Sall hints at fourth mobile licence award
Sonatel points to regional dominance as FY2012 profit climbs
Orange CEO warns Senegal: tax regime could harm investment
Dakar rallies to news of ACE arrival
Sonatel to trial HSPA
US investigators arrive in Senegal to resolve Sudatel mobile licence dispute
Google Africa official bemoans ‘lack of status’ as reason for weak ISP investment in Senegal
MIC pays XOF50 billion to extend Tigo Senegal’s licence
MIC finally draws a line under Senegal licence dispute
ARTP: Senegal mobile base topped 10.7m users in mid-2012
MIC ends Senegal dispute
Sonatel reports 15% rise in 1H net profit to USD160m
ARTP publishes Sonatel interconnection rates for 2011/12
Sonatel 2011 net income drops 16% as tax exemption changes bite
Orange Senegal unveils 3G-based mobile TV service
President to push through 35% state ownership law for telcos?
Senegalese incumbent to switch on ACE link in 1H12
Sonatel mulls second listing to improve liquidity
Sonatel official says controversial tax will cut revenues by 10%
President repeats threat to renationalise PTO
Sonatel profits slip as tax holiday ends
Senegal mobile base tops 8.34m at end-2010
Sonatel sees fall in net profits in 2010 as competitors muscle in
President wades in to resolve tax on calls dispute
Sudatel plan to double Senegalese market share
Globacom awarded fourth mobile licence in Senegal, paper says
Orange accelerates deployment of Orange Money
Former ARTP boss held for possible embezzlement of licence funds
ACE cable adds six additional members
Senegal mobile base tops 6.283m by end-June
FT’s planned acquisition of Sonatel shares abandoned
FT raises Sonatel stake to 52.2%
Sudatel launches Senegal’s third mobile network
Senegalese mobile base tops five million users; Tigo fights for licence
Senegal government to revoke Sentel GSM’s licence
Orange Senegal tests HSDPA in Dakar
Senegal reports 4.135m mobile users; fixed lines continue to decline
Gambia gets bandwidth boost from Senegal MoU
Senegal mobile base tops 4.1 million-mark in 2007; fixed line users down
Sonatel selects Ascade to improve global interconnect business
Mobile users reach 3.434 million by end-September, fixed lines drop
Sudatel to expand in Africa despite US sanctions
Sonatel signs contract with Ascade
Sudatel awarded Senegal licence
Orange Senegal fined USD6.7m for poor service
Senegal invites bids for third mobile licence
FT’s Senegalese unit Sonatel snaps up West African mobile licences
GETESA, Sonatel Mobiles and Ikatel adopt Orange brand
Cellicium implements Sonatel Mobiles’ USSD browsing solution
Internet bandwidth doubles in less than two years
Senegal to license third mobile operator
Sonatel Launches IP-TV
Celtel targets USD500 million entry in Angola, Senegal and Ghana
Tigo driving Senegalese mobile market
Alizé and Tigo launch GPRS pilots
Sonatel to expand fixed wireless access for rural areas