Cameroon, CAR seal deal for fibre optic interconnection

The latest MoU forms part of the broader Central African Backbone (CAB) project.
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Cameroon should follow CAR’s crypto example say experts

Cameroon should pursue legislation on cryptocurrencies in order to prioritise payment safety and the protection of consumer data says finance engineer.
Apr 21, 2022

Cameroon underutilising fibre infrastructure claims World Bank Group report

Country has only been able to use about 15% of SAT-3WASC and about 30% of WACS since the cable systems were rolled out over 17 years ago.
Apr 19, 2022

WE-Africa-NA promises stronger links between Africa, Europe and the US

Joint land-based fibre optic network to connect Sudan to Cameroon via Chad.
Apr 14, 2022

MTN Cameroon, Camtel pen national roaming agreement

Camtel’s subscribers will benefit from access to MTN’s existing network infrastructure, which covers 97% of population with 2G, 90% with 3G and 70% with 4G.
Apr 13, 2022

Vietnamese, Cameroonian shareholders bury hatchet to reposition Nexttel

Following the end of the crisis, Viettel Cameroon SA will continue with investments in infrastructure as well as other projects which had been stalled.
Apr 6, 2022

Cameroon looks to ICT to strengthen municipality backbone

National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies has found that the ICT penetration is below 14%.

Cameroon hoping to join Budapest Convention to curb cybercrime

Country is reviewing and collating its cybersecurity legislation to support its bid to officially join the international agreement.
Mar 30, 2022

Cameroonian e-health platform Waspito secures US$2.7m to expand

The company is also looking forward to spread to ten different markets in the next four years.

Cameroon tightens up legislation governing personal financial data

New Bill will further empower government to regulate personal financial data, including that used by mobile payment platforms and digital finance service providers.

Cameroon provides high-speed connectivity to start-ups in Silicon Mountain

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications Minette Libom Li Likeng made the donation on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cameroon ICT Innovation Week.
Mar 18, 2022

Cameroon’s mobile money tax could backfire, IMF cautions

Economists said when the tax is not applied to the banking sector, it results in an unequal treatment of different means of payments.
Mar 17, 2022

Cameroon, Kenya announce tech collaboration to counter cybercrime

Countries plan to establish platform to facilitate info sharing between intelligence agencies and tech regulators.