TELECOMS, RATES, OFFERS AND COVERAGE

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Tunisia’s national telecoms network now covers the Governorat of Tataouine, including the village of Borj El Khadhra on the border between Tunisia, Algeria and Libya. The village previously had fixed line connections but these were unreliable. After spending TD3 million, the problems have now been remedied.

- Eighty percent of Sierra Leone 's 4.9 million populations have now been linked to the outside world. Managing Director of Celtel Ted Sauti-Phiri says one out of ten Sierra Leoneans now use Celtel network as the company now covers three-fourths of the country.

- Tunisie Telecom has announced that it is lowering its DSL broadband rates for 512 kbps and 1024 kbps respectively from TD40 to TD30 and from TD50 to TD40. Both rates exclude tax.

- Algerian mobile operator Nedjma is running a promotion offering a 50% reduction on roaming calls. The promotion works with a special SIM that for an initial credit of DA3,200 offers 120 minutes of roaming calls.