Ghana advances on mobile money interoperability

Ghana advances
mobile money

Interoperability the
name of the game.

Tuesday, Dec 11th

Westcon announces exclusive distribution deal with Extreme Networks

Westcon announces exclusive distribution deal with Extreme Networks

Sub-Saharan Africa distributor to target Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria and Tanzania.

Namibian govt unfazed by critics of 081-everyone project

Namibian govt unfazed by critics of 081-everyone project

Minister recently joined state-owned telco Telecom Namibia for launch of another rural mobile and broadband site.

SA's Metrofibre Networx gives incubation hub a broadband boost

SA's Metrofibre Networx gives incubation hub a broadband boost

SMEs based at the Hub will have access to services at a rate 50% more affordable than what is commercially available.

Telecom Egypt moves to monetise US$90 million MENA cable

Telecom Egypt moves to monetise US$90 million MENA cable

Bharti Airtel pens new agreement with Egyptian telco for long-term use of cable, along with other infrastructure.

Burkina Faso govt lauds US$20.6m fibre optic project

Burkina Faso govt lauds US$20.6m fibre optic project

The 307km-long fibre network holds promise of high-speed and cost effective communication, say officials.

Vodacom SA looks to connect 200 new rural network sites

Vodacom SA looks to connect 200 new rural network sites

Telco says all sites will be installed with 2G/3G capability with the possibility to upgrade to 4G once spectrum becomes available.

Alphabet's Project Loon debuts commercial deployment in Africa

Alphabet's Project Loon debuts commercial deployment in Africa

Remote and rural areas in Kenya will be able to connect to high-speed Internet next year, thanks to Loon's balloons.

Economic promise linked to Cape-to-Cairo deal

Economic promise linked to Cape-to-Cairo deal

Broadband is the true leveller – allowing everyone equal access to the market place said FTTX Council Africa CEO.

Telecom Egypt secures better roaming deal with Etisalat

Telecom Egypt secures better roaming deal with Etisalat

Two companies agree to amend existing contract signed in June 2017.

Nigerians get free WiFi hotspots thanks to Google

Nigerians get free WiFi hotspots thanks to Google

As part of its effort to increase its presence in Africa's most populous nation, Google launches free WiFi hotspots in Nigeria.

Côte d'Ivoire secures US$130 million loan to complete fibre optic network

Côte d'Ivoire secures US$130 million loan to complete fibre optic network

Loan agreement, the culmination of an 18-month process, is valid for 20 years.