Telecoms

Paratus launches broadband service in Angola’s largest province

Service offered through Internet Technologies Angola, part of the Paratus Group.
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2:30

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.
4:00
Wednesday

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.
2:10

MTN Nigeria advances on IPO plans

Company secures approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission.
3:30

SA looks to connect all citizens by 2024

Country’s Minister of Communications asserts government’s position at this year’s annual SATNAC conference.
2:10
Monday

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.
1:30

Cameroon, Chad strengthen fibre bond

Countries have inked new agreement in anticipation of more operators entering markets.
4:30

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.
3:00

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.
6:10

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.
1:40

Tax burden too heavy say Zim telcos

Industry appeals to authorities to cut taxes and remove duties levied amid increasing economic pressure.
3:30
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.