Paul Adepoju

Morocco: Maroc Telecom’s fine goes into COVID-19 fund

Country’s industry regulator confirms latest development.
Paul Adepoju

COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector

Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.

Complaints halt new board appointment at Telecom Namibia

Officials tight-lipped on details, but current board will oversee company’s activities till May 2020.
13 Mar

Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls

Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.

Gabon to link 26 cities via fibre backbone

Interlink at Libreville, with planned construction of national datacentre

MTC Namibia pushes network modernisation agenda

Company also plans to list on local stock exchange by July 2020.

Nigeria: NCC's new chairman must 'hit ground running'

Irregular SIM card registration, data management and privacy issues among top priorities for Professor Adeolu Akande.

Morocco: Inwi ends legal battle with Maroc Telecom

Inwi withdraws lawsuit at the request of its majority shareholder.
Feb 24, 2020

Nigeria targets 70% broadband penetration by 2025

Country's government is working with UK government to achieve target.
Feb 24, 2020

Nigeria: Viasat seeks spectrum frequency for satellite connectivity

Company plans Proof of Concept test in Abuja with the intention to roll out nationally by 2022.

Safaricom to bid for Ethiopia telco license in April 2020

Company looks to cement partnership due to expected high entry costs associated with the market.

Maroc Telecom to appeal US$340m fine

Company has confirmed development and is looking into its various legal options.