Telecoms

Malawi telcos dealt heavy blow with Kwacha devaluation

Telekom Networks Malawi and Airtel Malawi both project subdued results for half-year ended 30 June.
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2:00
Yesterday

Vodafone Ghana’s Telecel deal hangs in the balance

Country’s National Communications Authority puts the breaks on, but denies it is blocking the planned acquisition.
3:30
Yesterday

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda come up trumps for MTN

Performance by MTN’s operations in Africa has helped the operator maintain its course.
3:10
Wednesday

Ericsson, SkyMax network to fire up 5G interest in Sub-Saharan Africa

Companies look to build next-gen 5G broadband network, inclusive of a digital services delivery platform.
1:30
Wednesday

Malawi’s corruption watchdog halts planned purchase of revenue assurance system

Anti-Corruption Bureau has issued a restriction notice to stop industry regulator’s planned procurement of Revenue Assurance System.
1:20
Wednesday

Kenya reaches consensus on call termination rates

The interim MTR and FTR will apply for 12 months with effect from 1 August 2022, according to the Communications Authority.
3:50

There’s satellite, and then there are smart satellite services…

Investing in smart satellite services offers additional benefits in niche scenarios.
1:50
4 Aug

EU, US urge restoration of telecommunications in Tigray

Special envoy en route to Mekelle underline the importance of ICT to the war-torn region.
3:00

MTN Rwanda’s Mitwa Ng’ambi to leave on high note

Company CEO appointed to serve as MTN Cameroon CEO from September, with MTN South Africa’s incumbent Chief Consumer Officer Mapula Bodibe appointed as replacement.
3:50
2 Aug

MTN’s Ghana and Nigeria businesses keep momentum up for operator

Despite challenges like NIM/SIM registration, rising inflation, fuel prices and supply chain issues, MTN continues to leverage strong performance of its African subsidiaries.
2:00

Zambia stops all digital projects as it looks to avert debt crisis

Government cancels pending projects, including Digital Terrestrial Broadcasting Systems, and notifies Chinese lenders.
1:50

Safaricom’s Michael Joseph redeployed to lead Ethiopia campaign

Joseph steps down as Board Chairperson and is replaced by John Ngumi.
2:30

New digital dawn for Teraco as Digital Reality deal done and dusted

US-based global provider of cloud and carrier-neutral datacentre, colocation and interconnection solutions acquires majority stake and adds South Africa to list of key African markets.