Liquid Dataport connects Kenya, DR Congo

The company says this is the shortest route connecting East to West Africa, reducing data transmission latency by 20 milliseconds.
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Econet ups 5G ante, sees opportunities in emerging tech

Econet Wireless is deepening 5G coverage in Zimbabwe, after adding 12 base stations in the financial year ended February.

Mpesa Foundation launches free medical camps in Kenya

The programme will be spread across all 47 geographic regions (counties) in Kenya, and is expected to reach 60 000 people.

Orange hastens digital inclusion drive in Botswana

65 primary schools have receive donations as part of Orange’s nationwide initiative and the company plans to expand the project.

Cameroon sanction telcos over quality of services

MTN, Orange, Camtel and Nexttel will cumulatively pay fines amounting to $9.8 million.
24 May

South African regulator opens up 6 GHz Wi-Fi spectrum

The lower 6GHz frequency band offers several benefits and a much-needed boost for Wi-Fi services.
24 May

MTN Group targets 40 million SMEs across Africa

The group's suite of services, including MoMo (Mobile Money), Ayoba, and Chenosis, will be showcased a two day SME event MTN is hosting this week.

US gov’t pushes data centres throughout Africa

The US says it is laying the groundwork for a digital revolution on the continent, by increasing access to cloud-based technologies.
22 May

Cameroon’s Nexttel searching for new investors

The telco intends to expedite new investments in infrastructure as it  seeks to overtake MTN, Orange and Camtel.

Angola Cables, Orange seal infrastructure sharing agreement

Angola Cables and Orange will now offer seamless connectivity to the Djoliba Network and other global destinations.

Five ways your phone system can save your people time

For the people involved, this means risking burnout or quiet quitting unless business owners and managers look at ways to help their employees cope.

Kenya to release a million locally assembled smartphones

The smartphone project will enable ease access to affordable smartphones, enhancing Kenya’s digital inclusion drive.