Ericsson expands Econet alliance in aggressive 5G push

Ericsson will upgrade the telco’s existing Evolved Packet Core network to cloud-native dual-mode 5G Core, as well as upgrade the Unified Data Management solution.
Samuel Mungadze
Feb 16, 2023

Tigo Tanzania, Ericsson roll out 5G

The partners will also introduce Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled Cognitive Software for network optimisation.
Feb 8, 2023

Ericsson partners Free Senegal to connect schools

MoU signed to provide connectivity to schools using Fixed Wireless Access (FWA).
Dec 22, 2022

MTN Benin partners Ericsson to deploy AI and ML network solution

Companies say algorithms predict any throughput degradation efficiently while offering zero-touch corrective action.
Dec 14, 2022

Airtel Niger partners Ericsson to 5G enable network

Companies deploy multiband multi-sector Radio 6626.
Dec 13, 2022

5G and 4G network coverage a catalyst for growth in Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa 5G subscriptions expected to reach 150-million by 2028.
Aug 10, 2022

Ericsson, SkyMax network to fire up 5G interest in Sub-Saharan Africa

Companies look to build next-gen 5G broadband network, inclusive of a digital services delivery platform.
Jul 25, 2022

Africa’s digital development main consideration with Kandeel appointment

Ericsson said it is prioritising right talent to drive digital development, and MTN’s Ambition 2025 strategy.
Jun 28, 2022

African Tech Voices: Mobile Technology, a catalyst for innovation and socio-economic development

4G mobile communications, along with smartphones and their ecosystem of applications spawned a new App economy worth over six trillion US Dollars says Ekow Nelson, Vice President of Ericsson Middle East and Africa.
Jun 8, 2022

Senegal moves closer to nationwide rollout of commercial 5G

Ericsson, Free in Senegal highlight use cases in Dakar.
Jun 6, 2022

Why Ericsson is central to MTN Rwanda’s local service ambitions

Executives from both companies meet up on the side-lines of the annual Broadband Commission meeting to discuss long-term alliance.
Apr 11, 2022

Telma Madagascar strengthens tower sites with first dual-band tri-sector radio

Ericsson deploys Radio 6626 in Antananarivo and bolsters telco’s 5G rollout aspirations.