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.
Nov 4, 2020

Nigeria edges closer to e-SIM service rollout

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

Controversy hovers over Sierra Leone Cable Limited unbundling

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

Sierra Leone implements controversial new floor plan for phone calls

Industry regulator NATCOM issues directive to several telecommunications operators.
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.
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.
Jul 12, 2019

Ethereum-based platform eyes increased connectivity in West Africa

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

Sierra Leone's telco regulator under fire for alleged mismanagement

Audit report implicates several operators and alleges regulator instilled unfair competition.
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.
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.

Sierra Leone's new president lobbied regarding internet blackout

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

Internet shutdown as Sierra Leone votes

Telecom regulator denies any deliberate action.