VoLTE still a hard sale in Africa

VoLTE's mixed
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Echo Mobile executive
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Friday, Apr 19th

Reports of Togo internet shutdown as anti-govt protests intensify

Reports of Togo internet shutdown as anti-govt protests intensify

Activists report interruption to internet connectivity on TogoCel and Moov as opposition led protests continue.

Telekom Networks Malawi rolls out 4.5G

Telekom Networks Malawi rolls out 4.5G

Country's second largest operator believes offering facilitate improved data service provision.

Angola Cables links up with France-IX with new remote peering service

Angola Cables links up with France-IX with new remote peering service

Service expected to boost connectivity, assist operators to engage fresh markets.

ShowMax could merge with MultiChoice's DStv Digital media

ShowMax could merge with MultiChoice's DStv Digital media

Companies could collaborate on digital entertainment products.

Gabon to leverage power grid for FTTH network extension

Gabon to leverage power grid for FTTH network extension

Initiative to be rolled out in Greater Libreville.

Huawei streamlines internet solutions to broaden access in Africa

Huawei streamlines internet solutions to broaden access in Africa

Global ICT firm has announced the rollout of solutions in South Africa and Kenya that will help to get more Africans online.

Telecel Zim readies to rollout LTE

Telecel Zim readies to rollout LTE

State-owned company outlines strategy to deploy 4G technology country-wide.

Local traffic to drive Africa's internet value: MainOne

Local traffic to drive Africa's internet value: MainOne

Internet traffic domiciliation is a key requirement for growing the continent's internet ecosystem.

Djibouti and Somalia to share submarine optic fibre

Djibouti and Somalia to share submarine optic fibre

Countries commit to capacity sharing agreement.

Telekom Networks Malawi announces US$30m network upgrade

Telekom Networks Malawi announces US$30m network upgrade

Company looks to capitalise on investment and gain market share.

Swaziland MPs call for liberalisation of fibre optic infrastructure

Swaziland MPs call for liberalisation of fibre optic infrastructure

Government officials debate inconsistencies in the management of backbone infrastructure and international gateway.