Vodacom strikes key deals as it repositions pan-Africa operations

Vodacom's new
take on Africa

Operations in key
markets repositioned.

Wednesday, Jun 26th

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Vodacom invests $76mn in Tanzania

Expansion plans are on the cards for the telco in the East African country.

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MTN criticises reports about it leaving northern Nigeria

Telco says there is ‘no situation’ regarding its operations, despite threats from Boko Haram that it will attack its facilities.

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Ethiopia's internet repression strengthens

The African country is allegedly snooping on citizens and curtailing web-browsing freedom.

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Ghana orders telcos to print scratch cards locally

The move is aimed at protecting ICT businesses in the country, says an official.

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Workers union hits out at SA's Telkom

Group expresses anger at telco's management for company's slide.

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Opera joins forces with Telecel Zimbabwe

Mobile browser firm is aggressively attempting to expand its African footprint.

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Ghana fines telcos for poor quality of service

Congested networks and call setup delays are issues allegedly plaguing MTN, Vodafone and Tigo. 

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Botswana pilots 4G network

Mobile operator Mascom Wireless is piloting the next generation network in that country.

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Algeria bans Huawei and ZTE

The Chinese telecoms units have been found guilty of "corruption" in the North African country.

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OTMT pays dividends after Mobinil sale

The company sold its 94% stake to France Telecom for more than $1bn. 

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Safaricom Kenya sues 13 agents

The dealers have allegedly conned the company out of goods valued at $1 million.