MTN’s Bayobab pens a $320m fibre optic cable deal with Africa50

The Project East2West partnership will help bridge Africa’s connectivity gap by improving broadband access for landlocked African countries.
Cape Town correspondent

MTN GlobalConnect rebrands to Bayobab

MTN says the rebrand is the first step in the business transformation journey to structurally separate its fibre business, targeted for completion by 2024.

MTN GlobalConnect rolls out over 2000km of new fibre

The company is scaling MTN Group’s fibre ambitions to meet growing demand for international connectivity.

University of Botswana launches innovation centre

The centre will lift Botswana’s plan to enhance national innovation capacity framework and develop entrepreneurship.
4 May

MTN Uganda invests $26m in network buildout

MTN Uganda says its 4G population coverage has significantly increased to over 80%, driving better connectivity for customers.

Huawei broadens Botswana alliance to build ICT infrastructure

Huawei says it is committed towards promoting socio-economic development, and stimulating the digital economy in Botswana.

MTN GlobalConnect rekindles BICS alliance

The partnership will reinforces both organisations’ cloud communications, roaming, and IoT ambitions.
Feb 28, 2023

MTN, Huawei target rural areas with affordable internet access

The two companies will deploy an affordable connectivity solution, RuralStar, in Ghana, which provides online access to remote and rural communities.
May 27, 2021

Mavenir to Deliver Cloud-based 5G Solutions on AWS

The solution is designed to scale and leverages the same tools and technologies offered by AWS to enterprise applications today.

Pedion Technologies partners with Cradlepoint

Pedion Technologies will install, support and integrate Cradlepoint’s cloud-delivered LTE and 5G solutions for customers across the sub-Saharan Africa region.
Apr 30, 2020

What’s your edge?

Edge computing can be an asset by reducing latency and enabling real-time analytics says Mohammed Amin, Senior Vice President - MERAT, at Dell Technologies.
Nov 13, 2019

What will it take for Africa to drive US$5-trillion digital economy?

5G, AI and other technologies will have major impact on continent's ability to transform.