Sub-Saharan Africa's smartphone penetration at 33%

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Figures expected to
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Etisalat makes 'top bid' for Maroc Telecom

Potential investment in Moroccan operator could act as a springboard to further African expansion.


Etisalat to offer $6bn for Maroc stake

French media group Vivendi wants to sell its share in the Moroccan business.


South Korea’s KT Corp could buy Maroc Telecom stake

Asian firm has issued a letter of intent to purchase a piece of Morocco’s largest telecoms company.


Qatar's Ooredoo lines up banks for Maroc bid

Ten banks reportedly to provide a multi-billion dollar finance package to support the takeover.


MTN 'eyeing investment' in Morocco’s biggest telco

French Media group Vivendi is selling its 53% stake in Maroc Telecom.


South Korea’s KT drops out of Maroc sale

Firm reportedly pulls out of bid for Vivendi’s 53% stake in the Moroccan telecoms unit.


Qtel and Etisalat 'eyeing' investment in Morocco's Maroc Telecom

Two Arab telecom firms are reportedly considering purchasing a controlling stake in the firm.


Three bidders for Maroc Telecom court Morocco's govt

Qatar’s Ooredoo, the UAE’s Etisalat and South Korea’s KT Corp are bidding for a 53% stake.


Vivendi ‘explores’ sale of Maroc Telecom

French multinational has a 53% stake in Morocco’s largest telecoms operator.


Etisalat confirms bid for Maroc Telecom stake

UAE telecoms firm expresses interest in Morocco’s largest mobile operator.


Morocco's telco revenues fall

But call traffic has jumped 16%, according to the country's telecoms regulator.