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North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa struggle to keep pace with global internet speeds
Research by Cable UK ranks the regions at the bottom of the table for connectivity speeds.
Cameroon: Telcos warned to file activity reports or face sanctions
Regulator draws up list of 114 operators that must file annual activity reports for 2020.
Botswana floats tender to bolster remote connectivity
Tender comes on the backdrop of the government's approved digital transformation strategy (SmartBots).
Tanzania state-owned telco to drive new broadband penetration project
Project to extend national fibre network to at least 4,449km and connect ten regions.
Botswana Telecommunications triggers DX strategy to streamline operations
Telco absorbs COVID-19 pressure to record double digit growth, maintains resilient posture to continue trajectory.
Africell confirms Uganda exit amid stiff competition from MTN and Airtel
Company will permanently end all mobile network services in the country by 7 October.
Zambia’s new President has high hopes for newly formed tech ministry
Felix Mutati appointed as Minister of Technology and Science.
Improved connectivity in Africa depends on public-private partnership success
PPPs would work well for the project and benefits would be felt throughout the economies of the newly connected nations say industry experts.
Regulator slammed for telecoms service shutdown in northern Nigeria
NCC cites “pervading security situation” to justify directive to shutdown services in Zamfara state.