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Huawei is not interested in being part of Guinea Telecom, a new operator being positioned by the government of Guinea to replace the defunct national telecoms company, the Societe des Telecommunications de Guinee (Sotelgui). Guinea Telecom is expected to help reduce telecom utility bills and provide the country with sovereignty in telecommunications – meaning the...

The Government of the Republic of Guinea is currently working on the effective launch of a new incumbent telecommunications operator to replace the defunct Sotelgui. For Guinea Telecom, the new entity created on paper, the government is looking for technically reliable and financially robust partners. Asked by the newspaper L’Indépendant, about the possibility of entrusting this partnership...

Orange Guinea, the country’s largest mobile network operator (MNO) by subscribers, has been awarded a 4G licence by the Regulatory Authority for Post and Telecommunications (ARPT). The ARPT this week also granted Orange Guinea an extension of ten years on its current 2G and 3G licences, while the new LTE licence will also be valid for the same duration....