Telecoms News - In Brief


- MTN Ghana says that it expects to reach the 10 million subscriber base by the end of this month.

- Egypt's Mobinil says that the number of customers canceling their account in protest against the actions of major shareholder, Naguib Sawiris have subsided over the past few weeks.

- Vodafone it is working in collaboration with Sightsavers and the Ghana Health Service to restore the sight of 2,500 visually impaired people suffering from cataract and trachoma across Ghana.

- Zimbabwe's NetOne has switched on its 3G network commercially, and trialists who were getting the service for free will now have to pay for mobile broadband access.