Sierra Leone

MFS Africa announces expansion into Nigeria

Agreement to acquire leading super-agent network Baxi
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Jul 19, 2021

MFS Africa, AfriMoney in partnership to serve Sierra Leone

Companies claim that remittances from abroad amount to more than half of annual household consumption in the country.
1:50
Nov 4, 2020

Nigeria edges closer to e-SIM service rollout

MTN Nigeria and 9Mobile granted approval to trial technology.
2:50
Sep 15, 2020

Controversy hovers over Sierra Leone Cable Limited unbundling

Conflicting messages between Presidency and Ministry over the company’s state of affairs.
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Mar 13, 2020

Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls

Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.
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Oct 3, 2019

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

A nice to have say experts, but valuable to local market's telecommunications, connectivity and IOT ambitions.
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Sep 2, 2019

Sierra Leone secures US$30-million to advance fibre optic project

Huawei has been contracted to complete the second phase of the national network development initiative.
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Jul 12, 2019

Ethereum-based platform eyes increased connectivity in West Africa

Cajutel looks to combine high-speed broadband service with crypto exchange offering.
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Apr 10, 2019

Sierra Leone's telco regulator under fire for alleged mismanagement

Audit report implicates several operators and alleges regulator instilled unfair competition.
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Nov 23, 2018

48% cost reduction for bandwidth in Sierra Leone

Move by country's fibre optic infrastructure management firm is expected to significantly lower cost of internet access.
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Apr 18, 2018

Sierra Leone: Tax defaults may halt operation of state telco, telecom regulator

National Revenue Authority has corresponded with NATCOM, with Sierratel reportedly owing US$14m in taxes and debt.
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Sierra Leone's new president lobbied regarding internet blackout

Paradigm Initiative engages with newly elected administration and urges vigilance against potential future shutdowns.
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Apr 3, 2018

Internet shutdown as Sierra Leone votes

Telecom regulator denies any deliberate action.