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Articles tagged with: Middle East and Africa

South Africa probes OTT interventions

South Africa’s parliamentary committee on telecommunications and postal services was due to spend a full day on 26 January to probe over the top (OTT) services to determine whether policy interventions are required to govern them, notes TechCentral.

  • Monday, 25 January 2016

Q&A with Nomvuyiso Batyi Q&A with Nomvuyiso Batyi

Councillor of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA)

  • Thursday, 19 November 2015

New head at Nigeria’s regulator

Umaru Danbatta has been appointed CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission and has “promised to tackle the quality of service problems in the telecoms industry”, reports The Guardian, Nigeria

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

Roaming price cuts in southern Africa

Mobile operators in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe have agreed to reduce roaming tariffs as part of a pilot roaming project, which will commence among all operators in the four countries by 1 September, reports New Era in Namibia

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

Matters in Nigeria

The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has drawn up a code of ethics for professional and business conduct, reports AllAfrica.

  • Monday, 23 November 2015

Kenya introduces market power regulations

Kenya's telecoms regulator says that new regulations to prevent large firms abusing their dominant position in the sector are not targeted at Safaricom, the country's biggest operator, or any other company, notes Reuters.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

 3G services may come to the West Bank 3G services may come to the West Bank

Israel has put forward a proposal to the Palestinian Authority which could herald the long-awaited arrival of 3G mobile services in the West Bank, notes Telegeography.

  • Monday, 24 August 2015

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