Liquid Dataport connects Kenya, DR Congo

The company says this is the shortest route connecting East to West Africa, reducing data transmission latency by 20 milliseconds.
ITWeb reporter
25 May

Liquid Dataport signs West Africa connectivity agreement

Under the terms of the agreement, Liquid Dataport will offer Viasat’s connectivity services, working through local partners.

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.

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.
Mar 27, 2014

CCK's slow approval of yuMobile buyout deal causes anxiety

The regulator is yet to approve the deal three weeks after it was informed of the acquisition plan.
May 31, 2013

ZTE, Huawei win Ethiopia mobile network deal

Plan exists to expand country’s mobile phone infrastructure and double subscribers to 40 million.
Nov 28, 2012

Infrastructure and skills challenges hold back Zim’s ICT sector

Zim government has allocated more than $7 million in 2013's budget to grow this sector.
Apr 9, 2012

SA `not leveraging ICT`

The country is losing out on the social and economic benefits of ICT, says a World Economic Forum report.