Sierra Leone

Auditor report highlights need for regulatory reform and Sierratel’s weaknesses
Orange Sierra Leone launches 4G in Freetown
Woke Communications plots Jamaica launch; owner already active in Dominica, Sierra Leone
Sierratel to invest USD5m in 2019 to expand networks
Africell expanding infrastructure and service range with USD100m loan
QCell awarded operating licence in Sierra Leone
Sierratel launches LTE services
Airtel Sierra Leone rebrands as Orange
Trio fined USD1.35m for poor QoS
QCell to launch mobile services in Sierra Leone
Airtel/Orange, Africell upgrading networks in underserved areas
NATCOM warns it will impose 20% reduction in internet tariffs
Airtel Sierra Leone to invest USD33 million in 2017
Subah Infosolutions selected to monitor Sierra Leone’s gateway
Orange, Sonatel finalise Airtel Sierra Leone takeover
Africell implements four-country solution from Alepo for ‘all-in-one data monetisation’
Orange acquires Airtel’s units in Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone
Airtel does not plan to exit Africa; sale of four units expected to take place in 3Q15
Airtel in talks with Orange over sale of four African units
Airtel SL taps Huawei, Ericsson for network upgrade
Sierra Leone's government envisions full fibre coverage by 2017
IFC approves USD39m Africell loan
NATCOM fines AFcom for bypassing the international gateway
Sierra Leone liberalises international gateway
Africell Group subscribers pass twelve million in 2014; two new markets sought by 2018
Africell to convert its billing platform from units to leones
Sierra Leone to revoke licence of indebted telco Comium
NATCOM said to have revoked Ambitel’s operating licence
Sierratel upgrades fixed network to support ADSL
Lintel CEO divulges future plans; hopes to add two new markets within next three years
Sierra Leone to adopt per-second billing on 1 July
Burundi, Sierra Leone get Smart
Airtel signs satellite pact with Thuraya
Sierra Wi-Fi to launch services in May 2014
Sierra Leone government threatens to seize control of Comium
fACE off: operators, government clash over submarine cable access
Comium defaults on loan payments; High Court closes office
Shareholder dispute delays GreenN launch in Sierra Leone
Africell and iSend team up on mobile top-ups
NATCOM launches tender for a QoS equipment vendor
Sierra Leone’s fibre-optic infrastructure project still on track
Bharti grants greater freedom to African chiefs
Africell trio pass the five million subs mark; seeks two new markets for expansion
Ambitel pays USD500,00 to Sierra Leone's NATCOM
Sierra Leone’s government cautions two telcos
Airtel faces licence suspension in Sierra Leone
LAP Green reaffirms commitment to Ambitel launch, despite shareholder dispute
Airtel to deploy Wi-Fi throughout Africa
Sierra Leone hooks up to ACE
Alca-Lu to boost Bharti’s African networks
Bharti, Ericsson overhaul networks in 16 African countries
Privatisation of Sierratel receives approval
China to help Sierra Leone connect to ACE cable system
Parliament questions cellcos over poor service
ACE to launch in Sierra Leone in October
Vodacom looking at Sierra Leone investment
MDIC awarded Sierratel management contract
Operators in Sierra Leone to be questioned over network quality
Sierra Leone gets Thuraya satellite service with Africell
International liberalisation troubles Sierratel
Airtel launches 3G network in main cities
Sierratel’s monopoly on international gateway set to end
LAP Green flags launches in Sierra Leone, Togo, South Sudan; pursuing acquisitions in Burundi, DRC, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Equatorial Guinea
ACE cable system lands in Freetown
Parliament approves USD15m loan to boost telecoms
Airtel continues rural expansion drive
Africell hails launch of 3G network
Airtel expands coverage in rural areas
Sierra Leone seeking to sell Sierratel
Libya unrest stalls launch of GreenNet
Smart Mobile conducts first video call over network
Rise in price of recharge cards illegal, NATCOM says
Sierra Leone set to go GreenN
Globecomm wins wireless managed services contract in Freetown
Africell reaches one million subscribers in Sierra Leone
Sierratel to undergo privatisation to boost competitiveness
NATCOM pushes back SIM registration deadline
Govt mulls liberalisation of international gateway
Splash service signs up 12,000 subs, goes national
Zain, Africell fined USD50,000 for violating Telecoms Act
ACE cable adds six additional members
Africell Holding completes acquisition of Millicom SL
Mobile payment makes a big Splash in Sierra Leone
Africell Holding acquires Millicom SL
Sierratel secures USD29 million expansion loan from India
Sierratel launches CDMA network
Africell to expand network backbone in Sierra Leone, Gambia
Africell expands network coverage
Africell chooses NSN to modernise core networks in Sierra Leone and Gambia
Sierratel to launch new network in November
Indian government helps out Sierratel
Sierratel receives international gateway boost
Sierratel begins testing new network
Africell hits half million; asks for more numbers
Celtel Sierra Leone takes on Zain branding
NATCOM to review licence costs and tariffs
NATCOM promises more operator meetings
Association calls for gateway review
Sierratel receives Chinese equipment
NATCOM rejects double taxation claims
Sierratel to launch fixed-wireless network; minister calls for lower tariffs
Two more cellcos to launch in Sierra Leone
Private equity firm invests USD20m in Cellcom
Celtel SL to offer nationwide GPRS
Wi-Fi / WiMAX metropolitan network launched in Freetown
Celtel expands coverage
Celtel installs new transceivers
Millicom launches new brand
Celtel expands to Mattru Jong
Celtel expands to Pujehun
Africell to cover Sierra Leone by end-2006
Celtel SL plans USD20 million investment
Cellcos increase tariffs by 10%
Cellcos owe the government SLL6 billion
Celtel launches ‘who called’ service
Broadband comes to Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone mobile market gears up for competition
Sierra Leone gets a new mobile operator
Celtel launches roaming service
Cellco complies with government’s wishes
Datatel GSM gets Gateway to Sierra Leone