Congo earmarks FCFA2.2-bn to bolster telecommunications
Voice, data and broadband services among the top priorities.
Léon Juste Ibombo
Data keeps TelOne’s revenue stream flowing
Zimbabwe telco reports marked increase of data and internet service revenue amid Coronavirus.
Morocco: Maroc Telecom’s fine goes into COVID-19 fund
Country’s industry regulator confirms latest development.
Zambia’s Chamber of Commerce calls for suspension of comms taxes
Once taxes are suspended, operators can then reduce the cost of services to customers, organisation claims.
COVID-19 forces Africa into tech introspection
Amid the frenzy of fear and lockdown, Africa’s ICT and telecommunications markets have a chance to leapfrog, one analyst suggests.
Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19
ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector
Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
Google’s Loon Project finally takes flight
Project held back for two years, but now launched to provide connectivity to remote regions.
Conflict, vandalism threaten Cameroon’s telecommunications
Industry has lost pre-tax turnover of over FCFA 25-billion since conflict erupted in 2016 says labour organisation.
Amindeh Blaise Atabong
MTN completes sale of ATC joint ventures for R8.9-bn
Operator cleared to dispose of stake in ATC Ghana, having disposed of stake in ATC Uganda.
MTN Uganda to fork out US$100-m for licence renewal
Government confirms development, market analyst describes it as one of the more expensive licence agreements for the region.
Zimbabwe businesses brace for COVID-19
No confirmed cases as yet, but local companies have begun prepping for possibility given country’s close ties with China, South Africa.
Complaints halt new board appointment at Telecom Namibia
Officials tight-lipped on details, but current board will oversee company’s activities till May 2020.
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