Telecoms News - In Brief


- The Ugandan Parliament is set to involve Interpol in investigations concerning an interconnection deal between Uganda telecom and Gemtel Limited.

- The Congolese government has been testing video calling services in the framework of its e-government policy. The government pledged to introduce modern communications services and the Internet across all ministries.

- Algeria’s Post and ICT Minister Boudjemaa Haichour has announced that the technical requirement for the 3rd generation mobile phone licence are being drafted and that an international call for tender will be issued in the first quarter of this year.