Nigerian govt to roll out 18,000 km of fibre optic cable

(Telecompaper) The Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, set up in March 2017 and running under the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, has commenced initiatives to accelerate the country’s industrialisation by installing 18,000km of fibre optic cable nationwide to improve broad band penetration. …read more

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Telecom Italia revenue growth slows to 1.3% in Q3, EBITDA lower

(Telecompaper) Telecom Italia (TIM) reported a 1.3 percent year-on-year rise in revenues to EUR 4.91 billion in the third quarter, up from EUR 4.84 billion a year earlier, fuelled by continuous high demand for high-speed mobile and fixed services and the ongoing recovery at its TIM Brasil unit. However, the results were slightly below expectations in view of annual revenue rises of 6.4 percent and 8.5 percent in the previous two quarters. In September, Vivendi’s chief convergence officer Amos Genish replaced Flavio Cattaneo as CEO in a further sign of the French media giant’s influence over the company. …read more

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Telecom Italia revenue up 1.3% to EUR 4.91 bln in Q3

(Telecompaper) Telecom Italia (TIM) reported a 1.3 percent year-on-year rise in revenues to EUR 4.91 billion in the third quarter, up from EUR 4.84 billion a year earlier, fuelled by continuous high demand for high-speed mobile and fixed services and the ongoing recovery at its TIM Brasil unit. However, the results were slightly below expectations in view of annual revenue rises of 6.4 percent and 8.5 percent reported in the previous two quarters. In September, Vivendi’s chief convergence officer Amos Genish replaced Flavio Cattaneo as CEO in a further sign of the French media giant’s influence over the company. …read more

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