Paratus launches broadband service in Angola’s largest province

Service offered through Internet Technologies Angola, part of the Paratus Group.
Christopher Tredger

South African telcos ponder profit vs need conundrum

Country’s government plans to roll out connectivity to every home by 2024 as part of strategy to entrench digital economy.

WIOCC raises US$200m to expand connectivity and datacentre rollout

Equity capital raised from CAPE IV, a fund managed by leading Africa focused private equity fund manager, African Capital Alliance.

MTN Nigeria advances on IPO plans

Company secures approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SA looks to connect all citizens by 2024

Country’s Minister of Communications asserts government’s position at this year’s annual SATNAC conference.

Telkom’s SATNAC kicks off; focuses on innovation, research

The telco says it is confident collaborations and partnerships forged at the event will continue to grow and find solutions for problems in Africa.

Cameroon, Chad strengthen fibre bond

Countries have inked new agreement in anticipation of more operators entering markets.

Africa Data Centres pumps billions into SA facilities

The carrier-neutral data centre provider invests R4 billion in its Johannesburg data centre expansion, and outlines plans to build a fourth location in SA.

MTN accelerates Middle East departure, exits Yemen

The Pan-African telecoms giant agrees to withdraw from its operations in Yemen, through a transfer of its shareholding to a minority shareholder.

Top five global tech trends and how SA businesses can get on board

AI and IOT among the top trends according to Tim Wood, Executive Head - IS & IT at Vox.

Tax burden too heavy say Zim telcos

Industry appeals to authorities to cut taxes and remove duties levied amid increasing economic pressure.
17 Nov

MTN SA concludes R6bn tower sale, leaseback deal with IHS

The deal entails the sale and leaseback of 5 709 of MTN SA’s towers – comprising approximately 4 000 greenfield and 1 700 rooftop sites.