Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Thursday, Dec 12th

Vox enhances its core network with Angola Cables

Vox enhances its core network with Angola Cables

Deal will mean remote peering access to the undersea SACS linking Africa with the Americas.

Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut

Big blow for Vodacom, MTN as CompCom orders data cost cut

The two dominant telcos have been lambasted for having a strong monopoly in the mobile data sector.

Cisco appoints channel leaders for Africa

Cisco appoints channel leaders for Africa

The networking giant makes four appointments in its African channel business, to align with the global partner organisation.

Gabon and Congo test 5G

Gabon and Congo test 5G

Amid an increase in testing on the continent, ICT and telecommunications experts warn that testing does not equate to immediate readiness.

Angola Cables, Nokia carve out new fibre route for Africa

Angola Cables, Nokia carve out new fibre route for Africa

Companies successfully trial direct, low latency and fibre-based connection from Luanda to Boca Raton.

South Africa: rain, Huawei launch 5G transport network

South Africa: rain, Huawei launch 5G transport network

Deployment in Phase 1 will cover the major regions of Johannesburg and Pretoria.

'Africa must invest in energy to have 5G'

'Africa must invest in energy to have 5G'

At AfricaCom 2019 Unitel representative Isabel dos Santos stressed for the same level of investment as has been the case with telecommunications.

MTN Business to roll out SD-WAN to enterprise

MTN Business to roll out SD-WAN to enterprise

Operator announces a phased roll out approach, beginning with an entry level solution.

Liquid Telecom confirms land-based fibre link East and West Africa

Liquid Telecom confirms land-based fibre link East and West Africa

New high-capacity digital corridor via DRC established.

GSMA welcomes 5G-focused global spectrum treaty

GSMA welcomes 5G-focused global spectrum treaty

Oragnisation responds to the key outcome of the World Radiocommunication Conference 2019 hosted in Egypt recently.

Solar-based ISP rolls out 4G LTE in Nigeria

Solar-based ISP rolls out 4G LTE in Nigeria

Tizeti plans to extend the network to major cities and the rest of West Africa in 2020.