MTC launches iPad 2 in Namibia

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MTC has introduced the iPad 2, following the launch of the original iPad in September 2010. The uptake and use of the first generation iPad was so high that users enquired about the availability of the new iPad2 as soon as it was introduced in overseas markets. MTC has now launched the iPad2 on its Connect, Netman Plus and OfficeBox …

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MTC tests new wind power system (Namibia)

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MTC is currently trialing a new method of generating power through wind in a continued effort to find alternative power solutions. The special wind charger is mounted on the existing radio tower whereas the most common systems require a separate structure. This immediately cuts costs for building an extra tower or structure to host the generator. The demo system is …

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MTC customer base grows to 1.53 mn in 2010 (Namibia)

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MTC has revealed that it ended 2010 with a total 1.53 million active customers, an increase from 1.28 million compared to the previous year. According to the company, revenues for the year were little changed due to the cuts in termination rates, while EBITDA improved to $785.8 million from $748 million in 2009. Capex increased from $260 million to $410 …

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Portugal Telecom Namibia opposes plan to regulate rates

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Portugal Telecom’s unit in Namibia (MTC) has stated that it opposes a move to force mobile-phone companies to charge the same rates when subscribers call other networks in the southern African nation. According to MTC, a decision by the Namibia Communications Commission, which regulates telecommunications in the country, will block innovation in terms of products and service that are the …

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Telecom Namibia Deploys Fiber-Optic Cable for High-Speed Broadband Connectivity

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Telecom Namibia is set to link the southern African country to the consortium submarine system called West African Cable System (WACS) that links Africa to Europe. The undersea fiber-optic cable, which was installed along the West African coast, delivered higher broadband connectivity for Namibia and its neighboring cities. The WACS consortium includes 12 companies. They are Vodacom, Togo Telecom, Telkom …

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