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MainOne expanding in West Africa with Cote d’Ivoire license

MainOne expanding in West Africa with Cote d'Ivoire license

Company will commence the construction of its digital transmission cable in June.

Mozambique must address low internet access, affordability says A4AI

Mozambique must address low internet access, affordability says A4AI

Country's internet access rate is below 20% and it is positioned in 45th place out of 58 on the 2017 Internet Affordability Enablers Index.

Safaricom could lose market share should Telkom Kenya, Airtel merge

Safaricom could lose market share should Telkom Kenya, Airtel merge

Industry analyst offers perspective and anticipates heated competition for customers.

Vodacom Tanzania inks deal with iflix.

Vodacom Tanzania inks deal with iflix


Vodacom says customers can opt in and access content on iflix on every device they own for no extra fee until the second last day of May.

DFA confirms Sha's resignation

DFA confirms Sha's resignation

SqwidNet's Executive Director and CEO will serve as CEO of Liquid Telecom South Africa effective 1 June, 2018.

Sierra Leone: Tax defaults may halt operation of state telco, telecom regulator

Sierra Leone: Tax defaults may halt operation of state telco, telecom regulator

National Revenue Authority has corresponded with NATCOM, with Sierratel reportedly owing US$14m in taxes and debt.

Outgoing Vodacom Tanzania MD proud of his tenure

Outgoing Vodacom Tanzania MD proud of his tenure

Ian Ferrao is pleased with progress made during his three years at the helm ahead of a handover to new MD Sylvia Mulinge.

Namibia EVERY ONE launched

Namibia’s ICT Minister clarifies viability of MTC infrastructure project

’081 EVERY ONE’ will be executed within available financial means and without eroding the telcos profitability according to Minister Simataa.

Telecom Egypt cuts FY 2017 dividend to invest in submarine cable

Telecom Egypt cuts FY 2017 dividend to invest in submarine cable

Telco says its investors will only receive a quarter of the initial payout it proposed due to the potential investment opportunity.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwe's administration steps in to reform telcos

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa's administration steps in to reform telcos

Govt gives go-ahead to partially privatise state-owned telecom companies TelOne, NetOne and Telecel.

Huawei financial results show rising contribution by African market

Huawei financial results show rising contribution by African market

The global tech firm says it aims to build on the steady growth it achieved in the African market throughout 2017.