Telecoms, Rates, Offers and Coverage

- MTSFirst,wireless  in  Nigeria has reduced its tariffs for subscribers on its Per Second Billing platform. The telecommunications outfit announced in a statement made available today disclosed that the new tariff option offers the lowest tariff in town with a call rate that is as low as 12 kobo per second.

- Motorola has announced the completion of a GSM network expansion project with Egypt's Mobinil, which has allowed the operator to extend its coverage in Cairo, Delta, Alexandria and the North Coast regions and increase capacity by three million subscribers.

- Uganda telecom (utl) will give incentives to dealers this year, the company's retail and distribution manager, Robert Semakula, has revealed:”We are giving our traders incentives like EVD machines that sell electronic airtime, coin counting machines and others."

- Mobile phone network operator Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) says its sales increased by 20 percent in December as demand for the company’s products surged due to promotions, among other factors.