MTN Benin partners Ericsson to deploy AI and ML network solution

Companies say algorithms predict any throughput degradation efficiently while offering zero-touch corrective action.
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Jan 31, 2022

Benin latest West African country to levy tax on mobile money operators

The country’s 5% tax on digital services now encompasses the Fintech space.
Mar 30, 2021

Sonatel contracted to manage Benin's SBIN

Resolution reached at the end of a Council of Ministers’ meeting.
Oct 26, 2020

Benin ISP Isocel raises €6-million for aggressive network expansion

Company plans to deploy 500km of fibre optic network by end of 2021.
May 15, 2020

Brit stranded in West Africa launches Corona app

AdamStart’s COVID-19 kit initiative links up with KnowCovid19 Nigeria platform.
Apr 23, 2019

Isocel expands fibre footprint in Benin

First phase of fibre optic project launched in Cotonou.
Dec 11, 2018

Benin intros new tariff rules on voice, data and SMS

Regulator sets framework for future price adjustment and implementation.
Aug 31, 2018

Benin to tax social media

President Patrice Talon adoption of a decree created in July 2018 draws widespread criticism.

Benin launches competition to bolster start-up ecosystem

Organisation's Executive Secretary says contest will reward impact made by local founders and their start-ups.

Benin implements West Africa free roaming

West African nation has joined seven others within the ECOWAS by applying the Abidjan protocol on free roaming from 1 March.
Jan 24, 2018

Beninese Glo-Mobile subscribers given 12 week deadline for move to Etisalat

Telecoms regulator says reassignment of subscribers after failed license negotiations can now get underway.
Jan 3, 2018

Globacom mum on Benin license dilemma

Company second operator in four months instructed to exit the country.
Nov 20, 2017

MTN Benin's CEO forced to exit country

Operator confirms development but tight-lipped over details.