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MTN asks court to dismiss R59bn Turkcell lawsuit

MTN asks court to dismiss R59bn Turkcell lawsuit

The SA-based telco filed a plea in the long-running litigation to try have the case thrown out of SA court.

Safaricom's Bob Collymore steps down

Safaricom's Bob Collymore steps down

Company says current CFO Sateesh Kamath will take up primary role in CEO's absence.

Mobile, data services critical to Zimbabwe's telecom growth

Mobile, data services critical to Zimbabwe's telecom growth

Industry regulator's Q2 report reflects growth in usage, decline in other areas including voice.

Zambia's govt to cough up US$382m over Zamtel saga

Zambia's govt to cough up US$382m over Zamtel saga

Source within the Ministry of Finance outlines plan to make full payment before Q2 2018.

Orange follows ups Airtel acquisition with brand launch in Sierra Leone.

Orange follows up Airtel acquisition with brand launch in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invested US$33 million in a modernisation and expansion plan ahead of the launch.

MTN survives Nigeria fine debacle

MTN survives Nigeria fine debacle

Two years after the financial and reputational damage caused by the mega fine imposed on MTN Nigeria, the group has largely learnt from the experience.

T-Systems SA's Intervate relaunches

T-Systems SA's Intervate relaunches

Development stems from recent partnership established between T-Systems and Microsoft.

Orange sustains revenue and subscriber growth in MEA

Orange sustains revenue and subscriber growth in MEA

CEO has lauded operator's quarter-over-quarter growth in the MEA region as demonstrated by the latest financial results.

Ghana: Tigo, Airtel merger finalised

Ghana: Tigo, Airtel merger finalised

Statement issued outlines objectives of the newly established venture.

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

New partnership to lower internet costs in Uganda

Uganda Telecom, West Indian Ocean Cable Company pen agreement to boost local connectivity services.

Payment deadline for Tanzanian telcos US$3.4 million fine draws closer

Payment deadline for Tanzanian telcos US$3.4 million fine draws closer

Six operators fined for SIM registration infringements have less than twenty four hours to settle penalty imposed by comms regulator.