News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

United States in surprise fibre rollout investment in South Africa

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will help fund a fibre rollout feasibility study aimed at expanding reliable and ...
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Ethiopia: Global Partnership officially took possession of its telecoms license on June 9

Only six months to wait, and Ethiopians will be able to experiment with new telecom services at more advantageous prices ...
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South Africa: Ramaphosa wants mediation over spectrum dispute

President Cyril Ramaphosa encouraged telecommunications operators, sector regulator Icasa and the department of communications to engage in mediation to get ...
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Tanzania advances on regional tech hub ambitions

Tanzania has initiated feasibility studies to ascertain the possibility of connecting the DRC to its National Information and Communications Technology ...
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Nigeria: MTN, Others Lose Three Million Subscribers

MTN, Airtel, Globacom and other telecommunication companies lost more than three million subscribers in the month of April 2021, according ...
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Liberia: Lonestar Cell MTN Enhances Liberia’s Digital Financial Platform, Launches MTN Mobile Money in-App Qr Code

In its bid to boost Liberia's digital financial platform, Lonestar Cell MTN has launched its MTN Mobile Money In-App QR ...
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Safaricom’s eSIM – What is it and How to Get It

The much-rumoured eSIMs developed by Safaricom have officially been released in Kenya. All your biashara and personal lines can now ...
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Congo Dem.Rep.: Intelsat latest to join DRC’s internet scramble

A scramble to connect more people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to the internet is emerging, with infrastructure ...
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