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2:20
Yesterday

Tower companies feel the wrath of Comesa

Organisation’s Competition Commission fines three companies over failure to communicate details of acquisition.
1:40
Wednesday

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.
1:20
Tuesday

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.
1:40

Botswana floats tender to bolster remote connectivity

Tender comes on the backdrop of the government's approved digital transformation strategy (SmartBots).
1:30
Monday

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.
2:20
10 Sep

Botswana Telecommunications triggers DX strategy to streamline operations

Telco absorbs COVID-19 pressure to record double digit growth, maintains resilient posture to continue trajectory.
1:40

Regulator delays MTN Cameroon’s 5G ambitions

“We requested a testing license two years ago and we still don’t have feedback from the regulator,” says company’s communications manager.
2:40

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.
2:20

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.
2:00

Regulator slammed for telecoms service shutdown in northern Nigeria

NCC cites “pervading security situation” to justify directive to shutdown services in Zamfara state.
1:50

600km Angola to DRC fibre optic link goes live

Kinshasa, whose population has grown to about 17 million, is among the hubs connected by the new link.