VoLTE still a hard sale in Africa

VoLTE's mixed
reception  

Echo Mobile executive
offers perspective.

Friday, Apr 19th

Angola Cables, Broadband Infraco pen connectivity deal

Angola Cables, Broadband Infraco pen connectivity deal

Companies announce MoU that links up networks to fast-track internet access into Africa.

Nigerian firm takes blame for Google glitch

Nigerian firm takes blame for Google glitch

Nigeria's Main One Cable takes responsibility for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted.

Cisco intends Africa-wide Edge Centre expansion

Cisco intends Africa-wide Edge Centre expansion

General Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa delves into strategy, technology value proposition.

Vodacom group adds 4.8m subs in six months

Vodacom group adds 4.8m subs in six months

The telco added 4.8 million customers across its group in six months, with 2.5 million coming from SA.

Botswana Telecoms selects KT Corp for LTE network

Botswana Telecoms selects KT Corp for LTE network

Infrastructure expected to be rolled out in 11 months.

Algeria's Djezzy bumps up 4G coverage to offset revenue slide

Algeria's Djezzy bumps up 4G coverage to offset revenue slide

Pricing competition, new tax thresholds, inflation pressures and import restrictions have culminated to impact company's latest results.

New subsea cable system to connect Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe

New subsea cable system to connect Equatorial Guinea, Sao Tome and Principe

Alcatel Submarine Networks, GITGE collaborate on project.

Safaricom to initially target enterprise market with NB-IOT

Safaricom to initially target enterprise market with NB-IOT

Business is still at concept stage regarding individual customer rollout.

Mauritania preps for 4G and fourth operator

Mauritania preps for 4G and fourth operator

Tender notice issued by country's regulatory authority.

Algeria, Nigeria eager to complete trans-Saharan fibre project

Algeria, Nigeria eager to complete trans-Saharan fibre project

Algeria section completed, with feasibility studies for Niger and Chad also finalised.

SqwidNet heightens Sigfox influence with Fidelity ADT

SqwidNet heightens Sigfox influence with Fidelity ADT

Companies announce partnership to roll out Sigfox-enabled smart solutions.