Congo (DRC)

Intelsat latest to join DRC’s internet scramble

Company announces availability of Cell Backhaul platform.

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.

Tech firms commit to assist volcano victims in DRC

Vodafone Foundation, Vodacom joins UN Refugee Agency in donating aid.
Mar 19, 2021

Liquid confirms fibre rollout in DRC

Major cities now connected to global economic hubs including London, San Francisco and Singapore.
Mar 2, 2021

Mum & Baby e-health service launched in DRC

Vodacom DRC, Mondia partner to roll out the cost-free mobile health intervention service.
Feb 15, 2021

NuRAN Wireless, Orange pen NaaS deal for DRC

Companies commit to project to construct and operate 2,000 new towers over the next 40 months.
Feb 11, 2020

SES, Gilat Telecom help get DRC back online

Satellite-based connectivity services provided by partners helped restore internet within the DRC.
Nov 6, 2019

New IXP launched in Lubumbashi, DRC

Internet Society teams up with DRC's ISPA and Facebook to support new initiative aimed at improving access to the internet.
Oct 7, 2019

Vodafone deploys macro Parallel Wireless OpenRAN pilot in DRC, Turkey

Production trials part of a Telecom Infra Project OpenRAN initiative.
Aug 22, 2018

Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC

Project will connect Equatorial rainforest and Kasaï-Central province, scheduled to be completed in December 2018.
Aug 3, 2018

DRC: GSMA urges reform of mobile sector taxation

Organisation recommends a reduction in excise duty imposed on mobile services from 10 to 3%.
May 25, 2018

Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC

Govt looks to technology to 'balance out' local telecoms.