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Congo, Gabon launch interconnected fibre optic network

Congo, Gabon launch interconnected fibre optic network

Development considered a major landmark for the Central African backbone project.

Central African Republic's €33.3m fibre network project underway

Central African Republic's €33.3m fibre network project underway

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra oversees official launch ceremony.

Fibre ‘land grap’ underway in East, Southern Africa says SEACOM

Fibre 'land grab' underway in East, Southern Africa says SEACOM

Company is witnessing a rush to build fibre in metro areas, references developments in Kenya as an example for other African countries.

South Sudan’s Vivacell shut down

South Sudan's Vivacell shut down

Action reportedly taken over US$60 million tax dispute.

Ghana to issue second 4G spectrum license in June

Ghana to issue second 4G spectrum license in June

Pressure builds as competing operators look past price point and focus on opportunity.

Local graduates bag Huawei's technical certification

Local graduates bag Huawei's technical certification

Graduates from local universities were presented with certifications for Huawei Certified Networking.

Nokia, Orange announce Africa-focused 4G modernisation project

Nokia, Orange announce Africa-focused 4G modernisation project

Companies commit to 3-year plan, including dedicated West and Central Africa Support Centre.

Operators race to boost 4G, fibre optic access in Togo

Operators race to boost 4G, fibre optic access in Togo

Companies look to secure market share in local telecoms space.

Lumitel ready to roll with 4G nationally

Burundi's Lumitel ready to roll with 4G nationally

Having launched its 4G service in 2016 in a limited number of regions, Burundi's dominant telco has announced it is ready for national rollout.

Uzi Zambia is country's fourth mobile phone operator

Uzi Zambia is country's fourth mobile phone operator

Communications and tech Industry regulator sayscompany has pledged to invest over US$350 million and create over 450 direct jobs.

Seacom boosts capacity with 100Gps Ethernet

Seacom boosts capacity with 100Gbps Ethernet

The pan-African telecom company says the deployment at its data centre core Points of Presence in Teraco, Johannesburg.