Congo (DRC)

Paratus Group’s DR Congo fibre highway goes live

The project will enable other operators to offer high-speed fibre connectivity to businesses and consumers in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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This is how Orange is bringing innovation, skills to DRC

Orange has produced 1 700 learners, equipped with digital skills in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Feb 6, 2023

DRC’s first open-access datacentre to be operational by Q2 2023

Confirmation from WIOCC Group company and pan-African datacentre operator Open Access Data Centres.
Dec 12, 2022

DRC tax officials freeze Vodacom accounts, seal offices

Developments relate to a tax dispute dating back to 2021.
Dec 9, 2022

Umoja App for miners, a first-of-its-kind project in DRC

Full time employees of the Kamoto Copper Company will receive smartphones with data bundles through which they can access the digital workplace tool.
Aug 24, 2022

DRC in tax showdown with telcos

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