Telecoms - In Brief


- The president of Cameroon, Paul Biya, has signed a decree that approves the award of the country’s third mobile licence to Vietnamese-owned telecoms group Viettel. The operator is now authorised to begin installing network infrastructure for the provision of wireless services across the country.

- Telkom Kenya has signed an agreement with Eaton Towers for the management of its passive network infrastructure. The fifteen-year tower management and leasing deal is focused on both the maintenance of existing sites by Eaton Towers and the building of new sites.