Africa News (Aug 2014)
Djezzy launches 3.5G, Mobilis to launch 4G
Agence Ecofin reports that Djezzy has launched 3.5G services in seven provinces of Algeria. Meanwhile, Algeria Telecom’s mobile arm, Mobilis, is rumoured to be extending its business-oriented fixed-wireless LTE service to consumers. TeleGeography’s CommsUpdate, report that Mobilis have already deployed 200 ‘eNodeB’ sites across the country, with plans to install 2,000 LTE-enabled base transceiver stations by year end 2015.
Third operator license may make Angola more attractive to towercos
Tier one MNOs MTN, Airtel and Vodacom may all be interested in Angola’s rumoured third license, believed to be being made available later this year.