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

Company plans to deploy 500km of fibre optic network by end of 2021.
1:50

Zimbabwe sees ICT masterplan as economic lifeline

Country’s government announces SMART Zimbabwe 2030 to fully develop sector as the foundation of economic rehabilitation.
1:40

Nigeria confident of achieving 70% broadband target

National broadband plan to achieve 70% penetration by 2025.
1:50
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.
2:10

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.
2:00

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.
2:50
Sep 17, 2020

Blow to Ethiopia govt’s plan to privatise telecommunications

Reports have surfaced which suggest not all key players are on board.
1:30
Sep 7, 2020

Algeria sets e-payment adoption ultimatum

Merchants have until 31 December 2020 to position infrastructure.
1:20
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.
1:40
Aug 26, 2020

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

Company intends to focus on network upgrade and high potential growth markets.
2:50
Aug 25, 2020

Helios Towers pens €160m deal with Free Senegal

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