Turkcell to appeal court decision on MTN

09 December 2022

Turkcell has announced that it intends to appeal the decision of the Johannesburg High Court to reject the complaint it filed in 2013 against MTN.

MTN was accused of irregularities in the process of acquiring Iran's first private telecoms license in 2005. The court considered that the local courts were not empowered to judge this case.

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Somalia shakes up telco sector

09 December 2022

Subscribers of different telecom operators in Somalia will be able to communicate with each other seamlessly from10 January 2023.

The National Communications Authority (NCA) and the telecom companies signed an interconnection agreement to this effect on 5 December. The interconnection process is expected to be completed by February 2023.

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MTN South Africa picks TEOCO for 5G planning

09 December 2022

MTN South Africa has selected TEOCO’s ASSET 5G planning solution to deliver 5G services to its 34.5 million subscribers. This contract extension builds on TEOCO and MTN Group’s existing relationship which has seen TEOCO offer network planning solutions to MTN for over two decades.

The extension provides the operator with the full capabilities to plan a state-of-the-art 5G network and support the optimization of the planning process.

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OADC Lagos data centre comes online

08 December 2022

Lagos data centre

Lagos data centre

Open Access Data Centres’ (OADC) new flagship data centre in Lekki, Lagos is now operational.

The company’s rapid data centre rollout continues, with three new core facilities in South Africa and expansion of the existing OADC Durban facility. Together with OADC’s unique core-to-edge deployment in South Africa, this is enabling telcos, ISPs, cloud operators, the wholesale community, and major enterprises to benefit from greater choice, a truly client focussed service experience and an extended African cloud ecosystem.

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