What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Gilat Satcom, Total IT partner on rural connectivity in Nigeria.

Gilat Satcom, Total IT partner on rural connectivity in Nigeria

Collaboration to address end-user requirements in remote, under-served areas.

A 2.6GHz boost to MTN's LTE strategy.

A 2.6GHz boost to MTN's LTE strategy

Operator to use ten-year frequency spectrum license to bolster 4G LTE broadband rollout.

ntel aims to make telco history in Nigeria.

ntel aims to make telco history in Nigeria

NATCOM Consortium owned firm pegs 5-year plan on 4G LTE network deployment.

Nigeria lands US$6m 15-year satellite deal.

Nigeria lands US$6m 15-year satellite deal

Belarus invests in NIGCOMSAT services to bolster satellite communication services.

It is going to cost Nigeria to broaden broadband.

It is going to cost Nigeria to broaden broadband

West African country requires additional $25bn to improve broadband penetration, claims former CEO of MTN Nigeria.

NCC resumes 2.6GHz spectrum auction - GSMA.

NCC resumes 2.6GHz spectrum auction - GSMA

GSMA's Director of Africa believes it could be the ideal spectrum band to roll out 4G networks.

NTel cannot survive on 4G LTE alone warns ISP Association head.

NTel cannot survive on 4G LTE alone warns ISP Association head

New entrant advised to offer more to attract users, particularly unlimited affordable bandwidth.

IHS to acquire HTN towers in Nigeria.

IHS to acquire HTN towers in Nigeria

Deal touted as first mobile infrastructure consolidation in Africa.

Nigeria approves four fiber optic cable landing points.

Nigeria approves four fiber optic cable landing points

Additional landing points to support rollout and penetration of high capacity internet bandwidth.

Intercellular Nigeria, Huawei in LTE partnership deal.

Intercellular Nigeria, Huawei in LTE partnership deal

Collaboration provides platform for rapid LTE network deployment and network transformation.

Nigeria to auction 70/80GHz spectrum band in Q2.

Nigeria to auction 70/80GHz spectrum band in Q2

NCC continues to seek out ways to make available ubiquitous broadband nationally.