Telecoms

Paratus to distribute OneWeb’s LEO solutions across Africa

Companies pen distribution agreement on the back of multi-year deal to construct a gateway n Luanda.
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2:30

Hormuud Telecom secures Somalia’s first spectrum licence

Authorities said with various spectrum bands already in use across the country, licences will be issued upon application and not by auction.
2:10

MTN Group recruits legal expert to help direct company

Former JSE executive Nicky Newton-King appointed as Director of MTN Companies, effective 1 January 2023.
1:50

World Mobile using LEO satellites to expand network in Africa

Mobile telecommunications firm has rolled out services in Kenya and Tanzania, and is in advanced talks about expanding to Mozambique and Nigeria.
1:30
Thursday

SA court dismisses Turkcell’s US$4.2bn claim against MTN

End to long-standing legal war between MTN and Turkcell after High Court of South Africa dismissed action by East Asian Consortium B.V. with costs.
2:20

Paratus Botswana flexes fibre muscle as it looks to compete

Company launches FTTH service and looks to expand connectivity to meet increasing domestic demand.
2:50
Tuesday

Automating processes for business growth

Automation can decrease complexities by taking manual routine processes off employees’ desks, giving them time to focus on more difficult tasks, says Ian Dury, business support manager at Kyocera Document Solutions.
1:20
Tuesday

MTN Ghana subscribers not fully registered face disconnection from 1 December

National Communications Authority instructs operator to disconnect customers who have not fully completed subscriber registration process.
1:30

Zambia targets 100% network coverage by 2024

Government plans to leverage revenue generated from spectrum auction to invest in telecommunications tower construction.
2:00

Liquid Intelligent Technologies deepens interest in Nigeria

Company says acceleration of digital transformation and rising demand for cloud services has made Nigeria ripe for investment.
2:00

Zambia progresses with commercial 5G as MTN announces rollout

Operator plans to reach 100% 5G coverage in Lusaka, Kitwe and Ndola by the middle of 2023.
2:00
24 Nov

Malawi: Consumer rights boss blasts telcos over high data costs

‘Shocking that most of the companies in the country were pushing consumers to the edge by raising tariffs instead of improving internal inefficiencies’ - CAMA Executive Director.
3:10
23 Nov

Huawei commits to global pledge to connect 120m people

Company signed ITU’s Partner2Connect digital alliance.