Meditel and Rotana Media - Morocco
Moroccan mobile operator Medi Telecom (Meditel) has signed a deal with Saudi Arabian broadcaster Rotana Media as part of a drive to attract more young subscribers with online entertainment content, Reuters reports. Rotana, part of Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal's Kingdom Holding company, controls 85% of the music market among the Arab world's more than 300 million population and has 60% of its film distribution and production market, according to the article.
Vodacom and Nokia Siemens Networks - Tanzania
Nokia Siemens networks (NSN) has announced a contract to supply Vodacom Tanzania with a unified charging and billing system. The upgrade will allow the cellco’s pre-paid subscribers to benefit from the same promotional campaigns and value added services (VAS) as their post-paid counterparts, and vice versa, it said in a statement.
Zain and Motorola - Nigeria
Motorola has announced the signing of a multi-million dollar order with Zain Nigeria to expand the coverage, capacity and service quality of the operator’s existing GSM network. With the expansion of its network and implementation of software upgrades, Zain Nigeria will provide service to rural customers that previously did not have access to cellular coverage. The network upgrades will bring about improved coverage as well as enhanced data capabilities for mobile phone users.
Cell C and Teraco – South Africa
Mobile network operator, Cell C, will use Teraco Data Environments as the centre of its R5 billion 4G network. Teraco has two global best practice data centre facilities in the Cape Town southern suburb of Rondebosch and the Johannesburg area of Isando. Cell C¹s network will be deployed within both of these facilities.
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