Beeline Uzbekistan appoints new CCO (Uzbekistan)

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Beeline Uzbekistan has recently appointed Maksim Yefremov the new CCO of the Company. Yefremov replaces Dmitri Grigoryev in the position, as reported by Uzreport.uz. Yefremov was appointed the head of the sales unit at Uzbekistan operator Unitel, one of the two companies working under the Beeline brand in Uzbekistan, in 2008. He also has worked as director for retail sales …

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Vodacom Congo sale may be permitted to go through (Africa)

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Congo Wireless Networks (CWN) has reportedly withdrawn its petition blocking the sale of Vodacom’s 51 percent stake in its Congo venture, Vodacom Congo. According to reports, Alieu Conteh, the chairman and founder of CWN said that he’s instructed the lawyers to withdraw the case against Vodacom. He added that Vodacom is selling and they want to assist them in any way possible. …

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Unitel to provide faster mobile internet with Opera Mini

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Unitel has signed a deal with Opera Software Company that will enable customers to have a rapid access to internet through mobile phone. The Opera Mini is a browser available for over 3,000 cell phone models and is easy to be installed and enables the user to navigate in the internet as if he were doing that in a computer. …

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Zambia to hold talk with two suitors for Zamtel sale

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Zambia Development Agency (ZDA) has selected two firms for talks to buy a majority stake in Zambia’s fixed-line phone operator Zamtel. The two firms are Angola’s Unitel and Libya’s LAP Green Networks and the talks are expected to start later this month for the purchase of 75 percent of Zamtel. Despite monopoly rights, Zamtel which is Zambia’s only licensed …

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Four international telcos to bid for stake in Zambian incumbent.

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www.WirelessFederation.com/news: Four international groups namely Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.of India, LAP Greencom Ltd of Libya together with LAP Green Networks, Angola’s Unitel, and Russia’s Vimpel Communications, bidding to buy 75% stake in Zambia Telecommunications Co. have been shortlisted. According to Muhabi Lungu, acting director general of the ZDA, all the four shortlisted companies are serious and respected telecommunications players. In …

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