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Orange is selling its controlling share in Orange Uganda to Africell

French telecoms giant Orange has signed an agreement with Africell Holding to sell its majority stake in mobile network Orange Uganda.

Africell runs mobile networks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia and Sierra Leone, with over 7 million customers in Q4 2013.

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Numericable Group is in talks to buy Virgin Mobile France, says Carphone Warehouse

Fresh from its deal last month to buy French telecoms business SFR, the Numericable Group is now negotiating to acquire Virgin Mobile France.

According to a statement by Carphone Warehouse, which owns 46% of the holding company, all the holding company shareholders have entered into an exclusivity agreement with Numericable.

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Samsung moves closer to Apple as tablet sales pass 41 million for Q1 2014

New estimates from ABI Research show that 41.3 million branded tablets were shipped worldwide in the first calendar quarter of 2014.

Apple and Samsung accounted for 71% of the total, putting them well ahead of their competitors.

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UK Uncut plans Vodafone tax protests on Saturday June 14th

Protect group UK Uncut says it’ll make Vodafone the target of a ‘national day of action’ on Saturday 14th June.

The campaigning organisation is repeating its claim that Vodafone hasn’t paid any corporation tax since 2011.

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Mobile VoIP specialist Vyke plans $3 million investment in business telecoms

Voice-over-IP provider Vyke AS has announced plans to spend $3 million (£1.8 million) over the next 2 years to target business customers.

According to the company, business customers have been neglected by mobile Voice-over-IP providers.

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