TELECOMS, RATES, OFFERS AND COVERAGE

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- After 50 days of operation, Etisalat Misr has announced that it has signed up close to a million customers already. Etisalat launched Egypt’s third mobile network in May, becoming the country’s first 3G and 3.5G provider.

-Celtel Niger has launched per second billing on international calls while unveiling an expansion plan to cover 200 towns to increase coverage from 54 to 85 percent by the end of 2008.

- Sentel Gsm, Senegal’s second mobile operator has introduced Blackburry solutions which will enable subscribers to receive, send emails and access office tools.