Telecoms – In Brief


- Representatives of Orange's Technocentre in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, came to Dakar, Senegal, as part of a tour of several African countries. Orange partnered with Dakar business incubator CTIC to learn about services being developed in Senegal, particularly for mobiles, and to discuss the opportunities for future collaboration. CITC preselected 20 candidate projects that could eventually be offered by other Orange operators in Africa.

- Madagascan watchdog the Office Malagasy d’Etudes et de Regulation des Telecommunications (OMERT) has announced that sister companies Gulfsat Telephonie and Gulfsat Madagascar have officially merged their respective operations under the latter name.