Congo (DRC)

DRC in tax showdown with telcos

In latest development, executives from telecommunications firms have reportedly been banned from leaving the country.
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Aug 18, 2022

Visa charges forward in DRC

Global payments tech firm has set up local business operations and intensified engagement with government and financial ecosystem.
Jun 8, 2022

DRC's regulator rubbishes claims of mobile tariff increase

The Authorite de Regulation Postes et Telecom (ARPTC) has responded to comments made by the Federation of Companies of Congo.

Turbulence in DRC telecoms as news of another mobile tax breaks

Federation of Enterprises of Congo (FEC) business and commerce grouping for Congolese companies wants to engage authorities.
Mar 23, 2022

Paratus FAST Congo cements company’s DRC ambitions

Paratus partners local ISP GBS to activate 620km fibre optic network.
Feb 24, 2022

DRC relents on device registration tax

Authorities confirm decision to scrap contentious levy claiming it is in response to public distress.
Nov 22, 2021

Africell confirms Afriphone assembly plans for DRC

Company will begin assembly of handsets in January 2022.
Sep 16, 2021

Liquid rolls out high-speed connectivity for DRC, Congo Brazzaville

Company says this high-capacity link is expected to bring down the cost of broadband access for millions.
Sep 7, 2021

600km Angola to DRC fibre optic link goes live

Kinshasa, whose population has grown to about 17 million, is among the hubs connected by the new link.
Aug 31, 2021

Speedcast secures lucrative tech services deal with DRC mining firm

Open-pit copper and cobalt mine site in Sub-Saharan Africa to receive fully managed communications services with WAN optimisation.

Tanzania advances on regional tech hub ambitions

East African country looks to connect DRC to broadband backbone project.
Jun 9, 2021

Intelsat latest to join DRC’s internet scramble

Company announces availability of Cell Backhaul platform.
Jun 4, 2021

DRC secures renewable energy agreements to the value of US$100m

22-year concession agreements were signed on 3 June by Gridworks CEO Simon Hodson on behalf of the consortium and DRC’s minister of Hydraulic Resources and Electricity Mwenze Mukaleng.