News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

Zambia: Zamtel up for sale, foreign equity partner found

A senior official at state run telecoms firm Zamtel has revealed that government has put the company up for sale ...
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Ghana: MTN shelves plans for 5G pilot in 2022

MTN Ghana has shelved its plans to pilot 5G services this year, News Ghana reports. Speaking at a recent virtual ...
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Nigeria: More than 35 million Nigerians do not have access to telecommunications services (NCC)

While the world is changing rapidly, a large part of the African population still does not have access to telecommunications ...
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Nigeria: Pantami Tasks MTN On Additional Investments As NIN-SIM Linkage Tops 85m

Minister of communications and digital rconomy, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has urged MTN Group and its local subsidiary, MTN ...
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Telecoms Sector Recorded N3.247trn Revenue, N1.7trn Operating Cost in 2021

Despite harsh operating environment, telecom operators comprising of GSM operators, fixed wired operators, internet service providers (ISPs), value added service ...
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Vodacom Hopes to Connect 1-Million SA Youth to Jobs with “Get-a-Gig”

Vodacom South Africa today has launched the Get-a-Gig initiative through its NXT LVL platform with a three-year vision of connecting ...
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Kenya’s comms regulator deactivates a further 100,000 SIM cards

The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) has deactivated 124,000 SIM cards as at end of March 2022. According to the ...
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Operational constraints threaten to choke Zimbabwe’s TelOne

Zimbabwe fixed phone and broadband operator, TelOne, is bulking under viability challenges worsened by a controlled tariff mechanism within a ...
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