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Thursday, Feb 21st

Regulatory dust settles for MTN in burgeoning Rwanda

Regulatory dust settles for MTN in burgeoning Rwanda

Group CEO outlines current market conditions, mobile internet challenges and ambitions for continued African expansion.

High spectrum prices hit developing nations hard

High spectrum prices hit developing nations hard

Too expensive spectrum assignments hinder the uptake of mobile broadband services by consumers in developing economies, a GSMA report finds.

Africa banks on Chinese-backed digital migration strategy

Africa banks on Chinese-backed digital migration strategy

Delegates from 45 African countries believe this will help them meet ITU's deadline of 17 June 2020.

Chad to auction new telecoms operating license

Chad to auction new telecoms operating license

Market is ripe for new service provision, but challenges remain.

Teraco's R1bn investment flows from demand across Africa

Teraco's R1bn investment flows from demand across Africa

Analysts say major infrastructure build is a reliable indicator of high growth of digital services across the continent.

Tunisie Telecom, Vodafone enter new partnership

Tunisie Telecom, Vodafone enter new partnership

British Telecoms multinational will offer strategic and operational support over three years.

Alphabet's Project Loon gives connectivity in East Africa a lift

Alphabet's Project Loon gives connectivity in East Africa a lift

No fixed date on launch, but organisers working closely with East African Community on technical data share and logistics.

Econet in hot water over electoral spam

Econet in hot water over electoral spam

Unsolicited campaign messages sent to mobile phone subscriber.

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

NCC enforces new regulations on VAS providers

Specific focus on rollover of unused data as regulator moves to control service provider conduct.

Data usage drops, revenues dip for Zim mobile operators

Data usage drops, revenues dip for Zim mobile operators

However, Q1 2018 report by local telecommunications regulator also indicates surge in active internet subscriptions.

Tanzania's regulator issues two new spectrum licences

Tanzania's regulator issues two new spectrum licences

Based on requirements in line with country's National Information Communications and Technology Policy 2016.