Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage (briefs)

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Zain Ghana launched a drive to pre-register numbers for new subscribers on its network. The launch targeted media personnel, who got their current phone numbers on other networks minus the network code, registered with the Zain 026 code.

- Africell Lintel Sierra Leone has officially opened its cell site in Kabala. Africell has over 600,000 subscribers countrywide and is the biggest GSM operators in the country. By the start of 2009, the company plans to have established 40 cell sites across the country.

- The isolated islands of Agaléga, situated at 1,122 kilometres to the north of Mauritius, is now connected to the world via a new mobile phone network set up by Emtel Ltd.