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Qtel to rebrand following expansion
26 Feb 2013

Qatar Telecom (Qtel) will change its brand name to Ooeredo during the course of the next two years in order to bring its operations across the Middle East, Africa and Asia under one name.

Tanzania to retake full control of TTCL
13 Feb 2013

The Tanzanian government has reportedly begun the process of taking 100% ownership of Tanzania Telecommunications Company (TTCL) with the aim of turning the business around and running it more profitably.

ACE goes live in Dakar
07 Feb 2013

The France Telecom-backed Africa Coast Europe (ACE) submarine cable has reportedly landed in Dakar, Senegal.

K-NET enhances satellite offering
06 Feb 2013

African telco K-NET has announced the successful transition of its satellite-based services to a new higher powered digital communications satellite