Lack of connectivity is costing Malawi

Study by country’s industry regulator finds that telecommunications could generate an additional US$13m in revenue annually.
Michael Malakata
Mar 16, 2020

Malawi leans on USF in rural mobile comms rollout

Industry regulator confirms plans to establish telecommunications towers in latest project.
Feb 18, 2020

Zimbabwe plans US$6-million ICT infrastructure development project

Rollout of shared base stations to bolster connectivity to remote, under-serviced regions.
Jul 24, 2018

Zim pushes shared infrastructure agenda

Telcos agree on model for now as connectivity to rural and underserviced areas takes precedence in local market.
Jul 6, 2018

Senegal slams new tax on telecoms operators

Companies will have to pay 5% of turnover at the end of each quarter.
Jun 14, 2018

Kenya sets aside US$30 million for connectivity projects

USF moves into second phase, initiates open tender on potential service providers.

How Zimbabwe's USF plans to connect millions side-lined by telcos

Officials to mobilise resources to build an additional 250 sites that will be shared between three main service providers.
May 23, 2017

Kenya's USF to help connect rural population

Community Authority confirms strategy to extend connectivity services to 5.6% population in underserved areas.
Apr 26, 2017

Kenya: telcos secure US$8.3m broadband contract

Education focused project included in Communication Authority's broadband drive.
Dec 9, 2016

Telcos to bankroll Zimbabwe's Health Fund

Finance Minister confirms govt plan to utilise funds to develop e-government platforms and support struggling healthcare services sector.
Sep 9, 2016

Zimbabwe impounds telecom fund for digitalisation

Authorities utilise Universal Services Fund to support state broadcaster's digitalisation program.
May 12, 2016

Zim govt urges youth to focus on software

Authorities set aside US$1 million for software and gaming applications.