Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage (briefs)

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- Sierra Leone’s mobile operator Africell has launched three new products, 'Intelligent Clip', 'SMS2Email' and 'Call Me for free' as part of his 'Thank You campaign.' The launching ceremony took place at Mamba Point, Wilberforce in Freetown.

- Nigeria's GSM subscriber base has increased to 47,205,063 million at the end of April, an increase of over two million from the 45,899,711 recorded active subscriber base for the month of March. Out of this total, GSM recorded 43, 786,542 active lines, mobile CDMA, 567,185 and fixed wired/wireless 1,545,984. Total installed capacity also increased to 88,471,789 from 84,698,559 with mobile GSM also the highest with 79,625,308, mobile CDMA 3, 170,000.

- More than 7 million Tunisians out of a population of about 10 million, have a cell phone.

- Angola’s mobile operator, Unitel has expanded its network coverage to Caimbambo in the South East of the Benguela province. An additional 85,000 people will be covered by its mobile signal.