Paul Adepoju

Benin ISP Isocel raises €6-million for aggressive network expansion

Company plans to deploy 500km of fibre optic network by end of 2021.

Zimbabwe sees ICT masterplan as economic lifeline

Country’s government announces SMART Zimbabwe 2030 to fully develop sector as the foundation of economic rehabilitation.

Nigeria confident of achieving 70% broadband target

National broadband plan to achieve 70% penetration by 2025.
22 Oct

Jumia Games launched in five African countries

App available in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and Nigeria, with Tunisia and Côte d’Ivoire next in line.

MTN Group partners Telecom Infra Project for network scalability, adaptability

Partnership will support new services as part of the evolution of 5G and new enterprise services.

Actis adds fibre to portfolio following two key acquisitions

Deal with SA’s Octocel for R2.3-bn, and with ISP RSAWEB for undisclosed amount.
Sep 17, 2020

Blow to Ethiopia govt’s plan to privatise telecommunications

Reports have surfaced which suggest not all key players are on board.
Sep 7, 2020

Algeria sets e-payment adoption ultimatum

Merchants have until 31 December 2020 to position infrastructure.
Sep 4, 2020

Sirius Telecom Afrique pens MVNO deal with Senegal’s Sonatel

Roll out of voice and broadband internet services, including Promobile, which leverages Sonatel’s 4G+ mobile network.
Aug 26, 2020

Etisalat to invest US$283m in Egypt’s telecommunications

Company intends to focus on network upgrade and high potential growth markets.
Aug 25, 2020

Helios Towers pens €160m deal with Free Senegal

Tower operator to acquire over 1,200 telecommunications sites in Senegal.