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Market analysts divided on MTN Nigeria's CBN issue

Market analysts divided on MTN Nigeria's CBN issue

Some believe the operator needs 'to play by the rules', others say the company is being used to help boost the country's reserves.

All eyes on Telkom, DTPS as industry preps for SATNAC 2018

All eyes on Telkom, DTPS as industry preps for SATNAC 2018

Amid legislative changes within SA's telecomms industry, the 21st South Africa Telecommunication Networks and Appliances Conference is scheduled to begin in early September and will focus on Software Defined Networks.

MTN Nigeria's NGN200 billion loan leaves market jittery

MTN Nigeria's NGN200 billion loan leaves market jittery

Several banks agree to extend multi-million US dollar loan, decision worries industry experts.

Egypt's tech parks target country's 34.4% youth unemployment

Egypt's tech parks target country's 34.4% youth unemployment

Newly appointed ICT Minister visited flagship Borg Al-Arab Technology Park and affirmed the support the resource can offer the country's youth.

MTN upbeat about market prospects

MTN upbeat about market prospects

Group CEO and president outlines opportunities and challenges on back of strong results presented recently.

Kenya's John Omo to head African Telecommunications Union

Kenya's John Omo to head African Telecommunications Union

Communications Authority executive takes over as Secretary General for the next four years.

Investment strategy pays dividends for Telecom Egypt

Investment strategy pays dividends for Telecom Egypt

CEO says recent deals with Orange Egypt and Etisalat have given company momentum in the market.

BBOXX pilots off-grid internet service in Rwanda

BBOXX pilots off-grid internet service in Rwanda

Company enters into JV with Axiom Networks to establish ten fixed hotspots.

Zambia to tax online calls to protect telcos

Zambia to tax online calls to protect telcos

Daily tariff of US$0.30 to be charged through mobile phone operators and ISPs.

Airtel Kenya slashes prices to take on rival Safaricom

Airtel Kenya slashes prices to take on rival Safaricom

No plans to do the same Safaricom confirms.

Ethiopia edges closer to privatise Ethio Telecom

Ethiopia edges closer to privatise Ethio Telecom

Prime Minister establishes advisory council to oversee process.