MTN Group pledges $215m infrastructure investment to Benin

Benin president commended members of the MTN delegation for their commitment and expressed interest in future collaboration.
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Aug 8, 2023

Benin progresses in digital development - study

The country has implemented reforms and made infrastructure investments in order to become a model for digital transformation in West Africa.
Jul 13, 2023

Ericsson, MTN roll-out broadband in rural Benin

All 29 sites will operate sustainably on 100 percent solar and battery power, running on clean and reliable energy sources and reducing the carbon footprint.
Jul 5, 2023

Benin bids to be Africa’s technology catalyst

The country wants to see innovation and is calling upon the world to join forces with local talent.
Dec 22, 2022

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.
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.