News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

South Africa: SITA sets aside sizeable investment to upgrade network

The State IT Agency (SITA) plans to commence its R400 million core network upgrade programme as soon as a service ...
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Congo Dem. Rep.: Liquid rolls out high-speed connectivity for DRC, Congo Brazzaville

Africa focused technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies has announced the roll out of high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic ...
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Vodacom Tanzania extends remittance reach further East

Vodacom Tanzania Plc has initiated the second phase of its global money remittance expansion scheme with the launch of the ...
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Tower companies feel the wrath of Comesa

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) Competition Commission (CCC) has fined Malawi Telecom Towers, Helios Towers Limited ...
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Uganda: MTN makes stock market trading possible via Mobile Money

Since 2010, the central securities depository (SCD) of the Ugandan stock market has been engaged in the digitization of its ...
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African Telecommunications Union and Nokia sign collaboration agreement on digital transformation

Various African organizations have been increasing the number of strategic agreements to accelerate the digital development of the continent since ...
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Nigeria: MTN – Can the Next Twenty Years Be Better?

The coming of global system for mobile telecommunications, GSM, into Nigeria in 2001 changed the dynamics of telecommunications in the ...
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MTN Ghana ramping up home internet services

Mobile and fibre network operator MTN Ghana is adopting the ‘MTN Home’ banner for an ‘affordable’ residential internet service facilitating ...
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