Telecoms - In Brief

Telecoms

- XON has cemented a partnership agreement with Procera Networks, the global Internet intelligence company, to distribute, implement, and support the OEM vendor’s intelligent policy enforcement (IPE) PacketLogic products that provide actionable network intelligence and policy enforcement for network operators. These products give network operators, both mobile and fixed line, real-time visibility, better performance, scalability and personalised services and enable corporations to deliver bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and cloud services.

- Nigeria's MTN is being sued by the estate of the late Pa Benedict Odiase after it used the National Anthem as a ringtone.

- Malawi's TMN has been censured by the regulator after it ran newspaper adverts calling for an open process in renewing its operating license, which is due to expire next August.

- Zimbabwe's NetOne has disconnected 100,000 customers who had not registered the SIM Card ownership details.