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Yesterday

Africell appoints Afghan Wireless MD as Angola CEO

US-owned tech firm looks to construct mobile network in the country over the next five years.
1:20

Cameroon’s govt vows support for Silicon Mountain techies

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications announces planned digital innovation centre, the roll out of one-year of free internet connectivity.
2:40

Massive surge in 5G subscriptions predicted in 2021

Ericsson projects 5G mobile subscriptions will exceed 580 million by year-end, driven by an estimated one million new subscriptions every day.
2:40

MTN Group execs meet in Nigeria amid concern over the troubled market

Insecurity and insurgency has impacted on telecommunications services in the country.
1:20

MTN announces new leadership for Guinea-Bissau

Eliane Houphouet-Boigny appointed CEO, takes over from Freddie Mokoena.
2:50

Vodacom Business to connect Africa with Carrier Ethernet

The company is pushing its Carrier Ethernet and Managed Dedicated Internet Access solution to connect African countries.
1:30

Uganda: mobile network operators given one year to list

Listing on Uganda Stock Exchange a prerequisite for operating licence renewal.
3:10
16 Jun

MTN to deploy OpenRAN on the continent

Operator plans to collaborate with global partners and roll technology out by the end of the year.
1:50

Security issues threaten Nigeria’s tech progress

MTN Nigeria among the first to acknowledge possible disruption to services.
1:30

Ethiopian government launches tender for 40% stake in Ethio Telecom

Move is considered to be a bid by authorities to make the company more competitive.
3:00

MTN Uganda, Telecom Infra Project advance on network automation

Agreement in place to use Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway infrastructure.