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Zimbabwe to have 100% 3G coverage in 2017

Zimbabwe to have 100% 3G coverage in 2017

The upgrade started in March this year and should be completed by the end of this calendar year.

Angola Cables begins construction on Brazil data centre

Angola Cables begins construction on Brazil data centre

Project forms part of wider plan to increase digital inclusion in Africa.

ZTE intensifies 5G investment

ZTE intensifies 5G investment

Company expands MIMO infrastructure projects, critical to commercialising 5G, it says.

NetOne looks to 4G to push up subscriber numbers

NetOne looks to 4G to push up subscriber numbers

State-owned Zim operator initiates 3rd phase of capital expansion programme.

ZTE to stake claim in projected US$1.29 trillion IoT industry

ZTE to stake claim in projected US$1.29 trillion IoT industry

ICT company to focus on 5G network as an enabling technology for IoT as part of its value proposition in Africa.

MTN focuses on data services to maintain dominance in Ghana

MTN focuses on data services to maintain dominance in Ghana

Operator covers 83% of country, including 3G and 4G services.

UK telco ONEm partners with Tigo Ghana to launch SuperSMS network

UK telco ONEm partners with Tigo Ghana to launch SuperSMS network

London-based telco ONEm Communications introduces ecosystem of SMS-based services.

Telecom Egypt commits to govt connectivity project

Telecom Egypt commits to govt connectivity project

Agreement with Kafr El-Sheikh governorate is the first in the planned modernisation of connectivity infrastructure across Egypt's administrative divisions.

60 bidders compete for fibre deployment license

60 bidders compete for fibre deployment licenses

Nigerian Communications Commission to announce its selection of five service providers in July.

Internet Solutions deploys first PoP in Madagascar

Internet Solutions deploys first PoP in Madagascar

Company expands African footprint and details further development in Zambia.

MTN Ghana, Ericsson partner on US$12m Rural Telephony Project

MTN Ghana, Ericsson partner on US$12m Rural Telephony Project

Telcos align with Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications to extend connectivity, telecoms to rural areas.