Telecoms

Zimbabwe’s telcos agree to share and share alike

Infrastructure sharing agreements in place as years of negotiations bear fruit.
Stanley Karombo
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6:20

It’s time to get to the very fibre of real digital inclusion

There is no space for arrogance in telling a community what it needs. One cannot be tone deaf when attempting to expand the pie says Mohammed Manjra, CEO, Zoom Fibre.
2:40
Wednesday

Paratus to rebrand ITA subsidiary as Paratus Angola

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA) to be renamed and rebranded effective beginning July this year.
1:50

Airtel Uganda requests extension to listing deadline

Telco provides no reasons for application and fuels speculation as to what will happen next.
5:10
Monday

Vodacom edges closer to pan-African tech goal

Based on its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2022, company confirms a “watershed year” for its transition plans.
1:00

Orange Botswana launches new broadband solutions to woo SoHo, SME market

Konnecta Max Pro, Konnecta Max Office Business introduced to tap into high growth market segments.
1:50
12 May

South Africa: DFA, Vumatel combined to form new fibre business

CIVH subsidiaries merged into still-to-be-named new fibre venture.
2:30

PEACE Cable, Liquid unite to bolster network capacity

Additional capacity will help increase the proliferation of faster and more affordable internet, cloud and cyber security services, companies claim.
2:50

US datacentre firm targets Africa opportunity

Flexential opens network to Angola Cables to bolster inter-continental connectivity.
2:40
11 May

SA hosts Africa’s first edge datacentre ecosystem

Open Access Data Centres (OADC) expects to deploy ecosystem in Nigeria later this year.
2:10

Vodacom South Africa appoints new MD

Sitho Mdlalose, currently MD of Vodacom Tanzania, will serve in new position from July 2022.
1:50

Zimbabwe telecoms’ ongoing fight for forex

Operators urgently require foreign currency to strengthen capacity to procure raw and packaging materials.