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Welcome to Art Telecom. Information about telecommunications in Senegal. Various broadband initiatives have been launched and the number of African countries offering commercial ADSL reached 21 in 2005. Wireless access technologies are increasingly being used as a substitute for poor or non-existing fixed-line infrastructures.


Wall Street Journal

American Tower Buys Bharti's Nigerian Telecom Towers for $1 Billion
Wall Street Journal
American Tower Buys Bharti's Nigerian Telecom Towers for $1 Billion. India-Based Telecom Operator Sells 4,800 Towers to U.S. Infrastructure Group. Bharti Airtel has sold 4,800 towers in Nigeria for $1 billion to help reduce its debt ENLARGE. Bharti ...
American Tower Corp to buy Bharti Airtel's telecom towers in Nigeria for $1.05BVC Circle
Bharti Airtel sells 4800 telecom towers in Nigeria to American Tower CorporationBusiness Standard
Bharti Sells Telecom Towers in Nigeria for $1 BTicker Magazine

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Telecom Italia buy of Metroweb would face conditions: AGCM
The former phone monopoly, which owns Italy's largest telecoms infrastructure, said last week it had sent a proposal to buy a controlling stake in Metroweb, as it seeks to boost investment in faster networks. "Such a move would merit a particularly ...
Telecom Italia sells Brazilian towers, mulls tie-up with
Telecom Italia mulls Oi merger, sells Brazil towersTotal Telecom
Telecom Italia seeks tie ups with Oi, MetrowebTelecompaper (subscription)
Developing Telecoms (press release) (blog)
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Wall Street Journal

Telecom Italia to Explore Oi SA Deal in Brazil
Wall Street Journal
Telecom Italia SpA said Friday it will explore options to integrate its Brazilian unit, Tim Participacoes , with Oi SA as Brazil's telecom sector undergoes a major shake-up. People close to the matter said Telecom Italia is only looking at possible ...
Telecom Italia seals $1 bln masts deal, to examine tie up with OiReuters
Telecom Italia Said to Seek Mandate to Explore Deal With OiBloomberg
Telecom Italia to assess possible merger of Brazil unit with OiFinancial Times
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Italy sees conditions on any Telecom Italia purchase of Metroweb
ROME Nov 25 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia's planned acquisition of fiber-optic network operator Metroweb would be possible under very stringent conditions, Giovanni Pitruzzella, Chairman of Italy's competition watchdog AGCM, said on Tuesday. The former ...

China Telecom Beats China Unicom Again In High Speed Subscriber Adds
China Telecom continued to show steady improvement in its performance in the Chinese wireless market in October, as it gained about 2.1 million new high speed (3G and 4G) subscribers. This marked the eighth consecutive month of improvement in high ...

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Jagran Post

Auctions not the only way to allot spectrum: Trai to telecom department
Economic Times
Even in jurisdictions where far larger quantities of spectrum are available for commercial deployment, different approaches are being taken," the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) said while responding to DoT's request for clarifications ...
Telecom regulator reiterates its recommendations for airwave auctionBusiness Standard
Telecom operators seek adequate spectrum to be made available for auctionJagran Post
Spectrum auction: Trai rejects govt request for relook at suggestionsLivemint

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Telecom department wants GIS mapping of telecom towers
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Telecom department (DoT) has urged the telecom service operators in the country to put 584,000 telecom towers on Geographic Information System (GIS) for quick visual analysis to plan, manage and administer strategy that could facilitate ...

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Geeky Gadgets

British Telecom wants to acquire EE or O2 in the UK
British Telecom is looking to purchase a UK carrier with its options being EE or O2. O2 was part of British Telecom back in 2001, but was sold and is now owned by Spain's Telefonica. It said there are currently "highly preliminary talks" regarding the ...
British Telecom Also In Acquisition Talks With EEGeeky Gadgets
BT reveals £10 billion shock takeover talks to create telecoms giant with ...Evening Standard
British Telecom is set to buy either O2 or EERetail Gazette
New York Times -ValueWalk
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IT News Africa

Namibia: Paratus Telecom purchases Vox Telecom
IT News Africa
Barney Harmse, group CEO for Paratus Telecom stated that: “Three years ago, we started on a transition phase aimed at evolving us from being a traditional ISP into a fully-fledged telecommunications operator. The finalisation of this acquisition ...

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Ohio director: Telecom plan would spur Kasich veto
Washington Times
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A member of Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) administration says the Republican governor will veto sweeping legislation that addresses Ohio's toxic algae problem and other agricultural and environmental matters unless provisions ...

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Google News

VoIP - Voice over internet

Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is like a phone just connected to the internet, where is use a protocol optimized for the transmission of voice through the Internet or other packet switched networks.

VoIP is also known as IP Telephony, Internet telephony, Broadband telephony, Broadband Phone and Voice over Broadband.
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Internet usage, broadband and telecommunications reports Senegall

Internet Usage Statistics:
 540,000 Internet users as of September, 2006;
 4.9% of the population, according to ITU. ©