Airtel Niger launches US$5.7m fibre project

Project to construct a datacentre and a 123km fibre optic link at Maimoudjia
Michael Malakata
Nov 30, 2020

Togocel in hot water over mobile money service disruption

Industry regulator ARCEP confirms operator will face sanctions.
Nov 24, 2020

Togocel targets 5G commercial rollout by 2025

The operator has been issued with a provisional licence to provide 5G “on full scale” according to authorities.
Jan 14, 2020

Chad cuts telecoms excise duty to bolster internet

Move could give market a significant, much-needed boost says GSMA.
Oct 28, 2019

West African states cement free roaming agreement

ECOWAS Roaming Initiative will take effect from January 2020.
Jan 28, 2019

Burkina Faso looks to catch-up on 4G

Orange secures country's first license, though no date confirmed for service rollout.
Dec 11, 2018

Benin intros new tariff rules on voice, data and SMS

Regulator sets framework for future price adjustment and implementation.

Benin launches competition to bolster start-up ecosystem

Organisation's Executive Secretary says contest will reward impact made by local founders and their start-ups.
May 4, 2018

MTN Ghana listing to kick off this month

MTN has received all required regulatory approvals to proceed with its IPO in Ghana.
Mar 6, 2018

ISP Téolis has begun operations in Togo

Company has early ambitions to establish itself as an operator of choice.

Benin implements West Africa free roaming

West African nation has joined seven others within the ECOWAS by applying the Abidjan protocol on free roaming from 1 March.
Jan 24, 2018

Beninese Glo-Mobile subscribers given 12 week deadline for move to Etisalat

Telecoms regulator says reassignment of subscribers after failed license negotiations can now get underway.