Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

Sunday, Feb 23rd


Fired manager sues MTN Uganda

Former head mobile money operations, Richard Mwami, was sacked for allegedly stealing $3.5mn from the company.


MTN Zambia signs a $65mn loan agreement

Three-year loan facility will be used to help upgrade the operator's infrastructure.


Telcos eye Ethiopia’s mobile market

MTN and Vodacom have expressed strong interest in breaking into what could become one of Africa's biggest mobile markets.


'Morocco's telco market to shrink'

A contraction from $4.5 billion in 2012 to $4.2 billion in 2017 has been forecast for the sector.

Lesotho – Africa’s overlooked market?

The country's mobile industry represents over 98% telecoms connections.  


Zimbabwe's TelOne owed $200mn

State-run company blames the rising cost of living and unemployment for its debtors non-payment.


SA govt denies Telkom 'nationalisation plans'

Reports circulated this week that the ANC-controlled government was planning to take over the company.


Mozambique's MCel plans $12mn upgrade

Bulk of the spending will go towards the installation of new antennas across the country.


Botswana telcos urged to share infrastructure

The country's communications authority wants to boost network reach and encouraging fair competition.


Airtel to invest $25 million in Malawi

Indian operator plans to develop its 3G network and m-commerce system in that country.


Airtel to invest $50mn in Uganda

Operator plans upgrading its networks, amid pressure on telcos to meet quality of service obligations.