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Sudatel, Nokia to trial 5G mobile tech

Sudatel, Nokia to trial 5G mobile tech

Collaboration will focus initially on the capital city of Khartoum in July.

Telco, bank in VSAT alliance to boost internet connectivity in Botswana

Telco, bank in VSAT alliance to boost internet connectivity in Botswana

Paratus Botswana links up with Bank Gaborone to offer easier access to telecoms-focused finance.

Ruckus boosts Africa's link to Google's Billion Users initiative

Ruckus boosts Africa's link to Google's Billion Users initiative

Hotspots to be established across Southern and Western parts of Africa in next financial quarter says network firm.

Tunisie Telecoms builds service centre to bolster network

Tunisie Telecom builds service centre to bolster network

Telco says news facility is initial phase of a broader project to enhance Hached Telecommunications Complex as company prepares for 4T4R network deployment.

Airtel paid U$22m for Niger's first 4G license

Airtel paid US$22m for Niger's first 4G license

Company now read to launch service.

Local gas firm fuels Algeria Telecom's fibre optic reach

Local gas firm fuels Algeria Telecom's fibre optic reach

Telco will benefit from agreement secured between telecommunications infrastructure Company Comintal Algeria and Algerian Gas Transmission System Management Company.

Telkom posts flat revenue as BCX underperforms

Telkom posts flat revenue as BCX underperforms

Telkom reports flat revenue and declining headline earnings on the back of a tough year for BCX due to declining ICT spend in both the private and public sectors.

Dark Fibre Africa expands into Zim amid acquisition rumours

Dark Fibre Africa expands into Zim amid acquisition rumours

Executives will not comment on speculation in the market, but did outline the company's expansion strategy beyond its South African interests.

Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC

Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC

Govt looks to technology to 'balance out' local telecoms.

Telkom Kenya stretches 4G network to cover 30 sites

Telkom Kenya stretches 4G network to cover 30 sites

Telco says the addition of new locations is part of network modernisation programme that includes improvements to 3G connectivity.

Vodacom Congo first to launch 4G connectivity in DRC

Vodacom DRC first to launch 4G connectivity

At this stage, only customers in Kinshasa can access the service.