ITU

Telecoms, networks vital in response to COVID-19

ITU launches platform to protect telecommunication networks and support fight against pandemic.
Chris Tredger
1:20

Gambia beats digital migration clock

Government confirms switchover will support objectives of the West African country’s National Development Plan.
3:00

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.
4:30
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.
2:00
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.
2:20

Standard Chartered launches second wave of digital-only retail banks

Finance institution targets four African markets in first quarter of 2019.
2:00
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.
2:20
Jan 15, 2019

Connectivity to underpin intra-African economic integration

 Market research predicts digitally reinforced economic growth in Africa.
1:30
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.
4:00
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.
1:20
Nov 7, 2018

Thirteen African countries reelected to ITU council

Ghana, Rwanda among the group representing the continent.
1:40
Oct 18, 2018

Mauritania preps for 4G and fourth operator

Tender notice issued by country's regulatory authority.