Gambia’s government issues fifth mobile operator licence

Giraffe Telecom to compete with Africell, Qcell, Gamcel and Comium Mobile for market share.
Michael Malakata
Oct 14, 2021

Gambia: mobile operator Comium appeals to have licence suspension lifted

Suspension in force until 4 November due to outstanding fees, according to country’s industry regulator.
Jun 1, 2020

The Gambia receives U$30m to boost telecoms, energy

World Bank policy grant will be used to strengthen governance of SOEs.
Mar 11, 2020

Gambia beats digital migration clock

Government confirms switchover will support objectives of the West African country’s National Development Plan.
Mar 9, 2020

Gamcel needs govt support to avoid closure

Lack of investment in network has cost company major market share says general manager.
Aug 30, 2019

Gambia: telcos fined for SIM card irregulation

Industry regulator slaps Africell, Gamcel and Qcell with fines for non-compliance.
Jun 10, 2019

Gambia's Gamcel seeks urgent government bailout

State-owned mobile operator argues funds are required to upgrade infrastructure and stabilise network.
Aug 15, 2018

Gambia rallies global support for domestic ICT development

ICT Minister has enlisted help from Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation in crafting national cybersecurity and broadband strategies.
May 21, 2018

Gambian court rules against law on false publication on the Net

Supreme Court says law is unconstitutional as media representatives urge govt to enact further legislative reforms.
Oct 2, 2017

'Gambia's tech ecosystem is in a very fragile state'

Alieu Jallow, Executive Director of Gambia's first startup incubator, spoke to ITWeb Africa on the prospects of the country's young tech ecosystem.
Dec 2, 2016

Gambia goes on digital lockdown

Authorities swoop on internet connectivity, international calls and border control.
Jun 2, 2015

WorldRemit launches in Gambia

Service points being established across 50 locations in the West African country.
Nov 3, 2013

Africell Gambia joins

West African mobile operator is the second from that country to have a presence on the website.