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Concern over Lesotho govt’s latest directive to telcos

Industry regulator mandated to approve executive positions at Econet Telecom Lesotho and Vodacom Lesotho.
1:40
Thursday

IBM executive webinar to deep dive into hybrid multi cloud

IBM, in conjunction with ITWeb, will host an executive webinar on 2 December 2020
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Liquid intensifies fibre rollout in Botswana

Company announces activation of 82km of fibre in a cross-border network into Southern African country.
2:00
Wednesday

MTN Nigeria takes on gaming market

Operator announces launch of MTN Gameworld platform for subscribers.
2:00
Wednesday

Central African Republic contracts Global Technologies to revamp SOCATEL

French company’s mandate is to position telco to provide coverage for 40% of the population.
3:20

South Africa leads Sub-Saharan Africa’s fibre uptake

Even though fibre remains a niche technology, South Africa has the highest number of fibre-based connections in the region.
2:20
Tuesday

Togocel targets 5G commercial rollout by 2025

The operator has been issued with a provisional licence to provide 5G “on full scale” according to authorities.
2:40

KaiOS to roll out its first open market device in SA

The digital device and services firm has partnered with retailer Cash Crusaders to make the 3G smart feature phone available.
5:00

Black November looking bullish

Thanks to consumer adoption of e-Commerce and new digital payments says Craig Duggan, Commercial Head at Transaction Junction.
3:10

Ericsson signs key deals to connect Sub-Saharan Africa

The company signs a series of contracts in Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar and Benin, which it says highlights its growing footprint in the region.
1:40
19 Nov

Malawi fast-tracks regulation to halt expiry dates on data bundles

Industry regulator MACRA has drafted the Communication Type Approval Regulation 2020.
1:30
19 Nov

Econet and Google partner to beam broadband

Roll out of laser-beam based technology service is scheduled for 2021 in Zimbabwe.