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1:50
Yesterday

Africell and Aviat pen multi-million dollar 5G agreement

Companies plan 5G-ready end-to-end disaggregated transmission network across multiple African countries.
2:30

MTN Rwanda gets green light to list on stock exchange

All is set for the mobile operator to list is on the Rwanda Stock Exchange on 4 May 2021.
1:50
Friday

Conditional return of SIM card sales in Nigeria

Government lifts ban but warns new registrations have to link with National Identification Number.
2:20
Thursday

Paratus appoints new Group Chief Commercial Officer

Appointment sends out strong message to the market in Africa as the company drives growth strategy.
2:10
Thursday

Cable connecting SA, Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar goes live

The 3 200km METISS submarine cable connects Mauritius with Africa and the world via Emtel’s points of presence in Johannesburg and Durban.
1:30

Ethiopia postpones telco licence bid submission

Country’s industry regulator announces new deadline of 26 April 2021.
1:20

Data revenue, subscription growth helps ease unsettled Airtel Malawi

Company faces issues including demand for delisting by shareholders, and a potential strike by employees.
1:50
12 Apr

Mobile subscription rate drops in Uganda

But internet subscription registered marginal growth according to industry regulator report.
1:20
12 Apr

Mobile money fuelled expansion strategy pays off for NetOne

Zimbabwe telecommunications company confirms increase OneMoney subscribers.
2:00
12 Apr

Mobile number portability shelved in Botswana

Authorities cite the results of a recently conducted mobile operator network readiness assessment study.
2:40

MTN Nigeria activates new channel partnerships

Operator moves to reassure market after recent dispute downs banking service channels.
1:30

Telecel Zimbabwe scouts for investors ahead of expansion drive

Company’s size and situation makes it attractive for equity adjustments and lending, according to chairman.