Paul Adepoju

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

Country’s industry regulator confirms latest development.
Paul Adepoju
3:30

COVID-19 uncertainty grips Nigeria’s tech sector

Companies doing what they can to minimise impact on operations but acknowledge uncertainty.
1:40

Complaints halt new board appointment at Telecom Namibia

Officials tight-lipped on details, but current board will oversee company’s activities till May 2020.
2:10
13 Mar

Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls

Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.
1:40

Gabon to link 26 cities via fibre backbone

Interlink at Libreville, with planned construction of national datacentre
2:40

MTC Namibia pushes network modernisation agenda

Company also plans to list on local stock exchange by July 2020.
1:20

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.
1:50

Morocco: Inwi ends legal battle with Maroc Telecom

Inwi withdraws lawsuit at the request of its majority shareholder.
1:40
Feb 24, 2020

Nigeria targets 70% broadband penetration by 2025

Country's government is working with UK government to achieve target.
1:40
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.
2:00

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.
2:10

Maroc Telecom to appeal US$340m fine

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