Megafon revenues up 6% in Q2 (Russian Federation)

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The revenues of Megafon, the Russian mobile operator grew by 6.1% year-on-year to RUB 76.7 billion in the second quarter. Growth was led by a 39.2% increase in mobile data revenues in Russia to RUB 15.9 billion, offsetting a drop in voice revenue due to price pressure and migration to bundled plans. OIBDA was stable at RUB 34.3 billion, and …

EditorMegafon revenues up 6% in Q2 (Russian Federation)

MTN Group makes management changes (Africa)

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MTN Group has announced the appointment of Zunaid Bulbulia as Group Chief Operating Executive. He is changing places with Ahmad Farroukh, who takes over Bulbulia’s job as CEO of MTN South Africa. Both appointments are effective immediately. Bulbulia is a founding member of MTN and was the CFO of MTN SA, prior to being appointed CEO of MTN SA. Farroukh …

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Safaricom sponsors business journalist programme (Kenya)

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Strathmore Business School has launched the inaugural Safaricom Business Journalists Fellowship, a one-year, mid-career program that gives business journalists the opportunity to train alongside Kenya’s leading business lecturers and some of the top news-makers in the region. The program will admit only 15 of the most promising candidates in the first year. They will be taken through three modules whereby …

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Airtel Ghana partners Shoprite for top-ups

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Airtel Ghana has signed a partnership with Shoprite to enable its customers to buy recharge vouchers from all Shoprite shops in Accra Mall, Tema, Osu and Weija. Denominations available for purchase at Shoprite counters are 1 GHS, 2 GHS, 5 GHS, 10 GHS and 20 GHS. According to the Sales Director of Airtel Ghana, Andrew Adugudaa Akolaa, Airtel customers can …

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Cisco supports Hotspot 2.0 at Orange Romania

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Cisco announced that it is enabling Orange Romania to provide Hotspot 2.0 services. The new service enables Orange Romania users to move between cellular and Wi-Fi networks with seamless authentication. It allows them access to the same services using the Wi-Fi network as if they were using the mobile network, in a secure and easy way. The Cisco Hotspot 2.0 also enables Orange …

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