Telecoms, Rates, Offers & Coverage

Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- National telecoms operator, Globacom has launched a new high-speed internet data promo that will instantly give double data bonus to subscribers on the network. Dubbed My Phone Double Promo, the offer will enable Glo subscribers on the My Phone Bolt plan to get more data volume to browse the Internet and download or upload data.

- Senegal's Tigo is preparing to offer free Wi-Fi on public transport buses in Dakar.

- Zimbabwe Online (ZOL), which was acquired by Econet’s Liquid Telecom unit in 2012, is reportedly planning to launch a new mobile WiMAX service, which is currently undergoing a ‘limited public trial’.  ZOL’s mobile WiMAX service, which will operate using the 2.5GHz frequency band, is available via a reseller agreement with Econet. Further, ZOL is reportedly planning to charge USD29 a month for unlimited access over the network.