InfiNet solutions deployed to create digital oilfield

21 May 2019

In total, 114 existing wells and 100 new wells were equipped with devices

In total, 114 existing wells and 100 new wells were equipped with devices

Fixed broadband wireless connectivity specialist InfiNet Wireless has successfully delivered a wireless infrastructure solution at a major Kazakhstani oilfield to provide real-time control and accounting of oil production, marking a major step in the transition to a digital oilfield future.

InfiNet and JSC Karazhanbasmunai, one of Kazakhstan’s major oil producers, collaborated to provide th solution at the Karazhanbas oil field located in Mangistau region.

 

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Vietnam is fastest growing market for mobile payments in the past year

21 May 2019

Vietnam has witnessed the highest growth in mobile payments in the past year, according to the Global Consumer Insights Survey 2019 conducted by PwC.

The survey, which covered over 21,000 respondents from 27 territories, showed that the percentage of consumers using these services in Vietnam increased to 61 per cent, up from 37 per cent last year. The increase was also the largest in the six southeast Asian countries that took part in the survey.

 

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MTN launches affordable smartphone in Nigeria

21 May 2019

MTN Nigeria has launched its new Smart S 3G phone – an affordable new smart feature device that runs on the Kai Operating System (KaiOS) in Nigeria.

The MTN Smart feature phone is said to come with almost all of the features of the high-end smartphones and allows customers to upgrade from a typical feature phone with just voice and capabilities, to a fully connected device with a fast 3G connection, Wi-Fi, bluetooth, GPS and dual SIM 3G capabilities.

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Maroc Telecom acquires Millicom subsidiary

21 May 2019

Maroc Telecom offices in Marrakech, Morocco

Maroc Telecom offices in Marrakech, Morocco

Maroc Telecom has acquired Swedish-listed Millicom’s subsidiary Tigo Chad, the leading provider of digital services in the African nation, for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition is part of Morocco’s largest operator’s plan to step up operations in the region.

For Millicom, it is part of its strategy to gradually exit Africa and increase its focus on Latin America. However, the deal is not expected to have a material impact on the group as a whole.

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