South Sudan

South Sudan to appeal Vivacell’s US$1bn claim

Officials confirm it will challenge a decision by the International Court of Arbitration.
Michael Malakata
Nov 10, 2022

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.

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.
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.