Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19

ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
Chris Tredger

Gambia beats digital migration clock

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

Africa's digital gender gap is widening

Stakeholders urge a shift in thinking and stress the need to focus on women and youth in continents connectivity plan.
Sep 13, 2019

Cisco, ITU look to boost digital skills in Africa

The multi-stakeholder partnership seeks to tackle the digital skills gap in communities through a digital transformation initiative.
Mar 25, 2019

Vodafone, MTN advance on 4G in Ghana

Companies launch 4G LTE and 4G+ respectively as market considers country's readiness on 4IR and 5G network adoption.

Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks

Finance institution targets four African markets in first quarter of 2019.
Jan 22, 2019

Africa's unbanked to dominate discussion at FIGI 2019

FinTech, data security and mobile also top the agenda at ITU event in Egypt.
Jan 15, 2019

Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration

 Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.
Jan 14, 2019

Mauritania: operators fined US$1.5-million over service failure

Companies will have to provide an official response, according to Regulator's directive.
Dec 11, 2018

Africa sees strong Internet growth

For the first time, more than half of the world's population is now using the Internet, but only a quarter of those in Africa.
Nov 7, 2018

Thirteen African countries reelected to ITU council

Ghana, Rwanda among the group representing the continent.
Oct 18, 2018

Mauritania preps for 4G and fourth operator

Tender notice issued by country's regulatory authority.