Telecoms

Congo earmarks FCFA2.2-bn to bolster telecommunications

Voice, data and broadband services among the top priorities.
Paul Adepoju
SITE SPONSOR
1:40
Monday

Data keeps TelOne’s revenue stream flowing

Zimbabwe telco reports marked increase of data and internet service revenue amid Coronavirus.
1:20

Morocco: Maroc Telecom’s fine goes into COVID-19 fund

Country’s industry regulator confirms latest development.
2:10
26 Mar

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.
5:20

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.
4:30
24 Mar

Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19

ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
3:30

COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector

Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
1:50

Google’s Loon Project finally takes flight

Project held back for two years, but now launched to provide connectivity to remote regions.
1:50
23 Mar

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.
1:30

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.
1:40

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.
2:10

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.
1:40

Complaints halt new board appointment at Telecom Namibia

Officials tight-lipped on details, but current board will oversee company’s activities till May 2020.