Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage (briefs)

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Kenya’s newest mobile provider Orange has sweetened the mobile phone pricing war by introducing a one shilling per minute tariff within its network, the lowest ever in Kenya's telecommunication history.

- MTN Uganda has made MTN Zone, the telecom giant's novel tariff discount offering that has been running on a promotional basis since July this year, a permanent option in their range of call tariff lines.

- Zain Tanzania is looking to increase its mobile subscriber base by 15% to 3.8 million between now and the end of the year, according to Reuters citing a senior company executive.