IFC subscribes to 16% of Liquid Telecom’s US$620m bond issue
Company is facing risks linked to regional uncertainty, but is on course for steady revenue performance says ratings agency Fitch.Tawanda Karombo
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9mobile affirms support for Lagos' Smart City initiative
Big data and data mining as the lifeline of a smart city says telco’s CEO.
Spotify in Nigeria to ignite price war among providers
West African country is known for the Afrobeat genre, which has no official chart or certification system in place.
RuralStar Ghana project targets potential 4.5m disconnected
Huawei-backed project aims to deploy over 2000 RuralStar base stations.
Nutanix extends ransomware protections to help secure customers’ IT environments
Protections include new threat monitoring and detection, as well as more granular data replication and robust access controls.
Future-proof network infrastructure when deploying IIOT
Global network infrastructure specialist Siemon appeals to businesses in Middle East, India and Africa.
Beeline Telecom awarded Zambia’s fourth mobile licence
Company expected to begin operations within the next six months, ZICTA advises.
5G is coming. Here’s what it could mean for South Africa.
Research by MIT indicates that, between 2020 and 2035, 5G's contribution to global GDP will be roughly the size of India's entire economy says Samantha Naidoo, Telco Industry Value Advisor at SAP Africa.
Lukewarm response to Ethiopia’s available telco licences
Country’s Communications Authority confirms that no official bids have been received to date.
Ghana edges closer to unified licensing to lower mobile data costs
Country’s Communication and Digitalisation Ministry clarifies proposal to break away from spectrum-specific policy.