Turk Telecom (Turkey) is interested in Kyrgyztelecom and may bid in association with its parent company Oger Telecom.
Turkcell (Turkey) will sell iPhone 3G later this year.
MTN (S. Africa) and Reliance (India) have decided to end merger talks.
Starcomms (Nigeria) plans to invest some $400m to expand its CDMA network.
Nawras (Oman) has upgraded its its mobile internet service to HSDPA.
ETC (Ethiopia) will shortly launch a CDMA network.
Zain has rebranded its African operations from Celtel to Zain, and created the world's first borderless mobile service in the two continents where it operates.
Vodafone tries to obtain control of Vodacom South Africa. It has finalized the acquisition of a 70% stake in Ghana Telecom (GT), plans to buy a stake in Nitel (Nigeria).
Mobinil (Egypt) will launch 3G service in Sept.
Safaricom has launched a HSDPA upgrade on its network in Kenya.