MTN in new broadband alliance in South Sudan as Africa considers capacity, coverage strategies
MNO looks to improve network capacity and strengthen connectivity to enterprises.
Michael Makuei Lueth
Sep 26, 2022
South Sudan ups its connectivity game with new fibre deal
Country has announced an MoU with Djibouti to lay fibre network between the two countries via Ethiopia.
Jul 15, 2021
South Sudan launches locally-owned telecoms operator
Digitel Network is the result of a public-private partnership with government and aims to address connectivity in under-served areas.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies
Jul 14, 2021
Liquid Intelligent Technologies announces new CEO for South Sudan
Martin Mushambadope to replace outgoing CEO Hans Haerdtle.
Feb 24, 2020
Liquid Telecom announces first fibre service in South Sudan
First phase of an agreement that covers 300km fibre backbone linking Uganda to Juba.
Jul 1, 2019
Liquid spearheads South Sudan's first fibre network
Country connected to 'One Africa' broadband network.
May 29, 2019
South Sudan launches first international voice gateway
Public-private Partnership in place to facilitate planned introduction of data gateway.
Mar 29, 2018
South Sudan's Vivacell shut down
Action reportedly taken over US$60 million tax dispute.
Mar 30, 2016
Pressure mounts on MTN South Sudan
Company executive confirms staff cuts, cancellation of projects.
Jan 28, 2016
MTN South Sudan denies wage dispute
Mobile operator responds to allegations of compensation discrimination.
Aug 18, 2014
Mobile app development training launched in South Sudan
Mobile network Zain and UNESCO partner to support and fund the initiative.
Mar 3, 2014
South-Sudan, Uganda border town gets MTN boost
Thousands of travellers moving through the border town of Nimule now have a telecoms centre.
Jul 18, 2013
Extended mobile coverage for South Sudan refugee camp
The country’s ‘biggest’ refugee camp with 70,000 civilians to get a signal boost.
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