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Telkom downgraded by Moody’s in line with South Africa sovereign rating, outlook negative

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded operator Telkom South Africa in line with the country’s recent sovereign rating downgrade. Telkom said ...
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Sub-Saharan Africa generated 64.15% of global Mobile Money transactions in 2019

Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region of the world where Mobile Money is the most dynamic. For the year 2019, the ...
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Airtel Nigeria Commits $4.9-million to Curb Virus Spread

Telecommunications service provider Airtel Nigeria has announced a commitment of over $4.9-million towards the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria, reports ...
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South Africa: Mobile operators respond to additional spectrum during lockdown

Telecoms regulator ICASA recently published its ICT COVID-19 National Disaster Regulations, which give guidelines on the temporary assignment of spectrum ...
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Zimbabwe: Econet Zimbabwe appoints Chimanikire as deputy CEO

Econet Wireless has appointed Roy Chimanikire as deputy CEO with effect from 01 April. He has been the group finance ...
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Angola: Telecom and Mass Media Sectors Merge

The engineer Manuel Homem was appointed, last Monday, as the minister of Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Mass Media. A merger ...
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Helios Towers halts African expansion

Despite having over US$350-million at hand to finance its expansion plans for Africa, telecommunications tower infrastructure company, Helios Towers, has ...
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Africa Data Centres to acquire Standard Bank datacentre

Africa Data Centres, the pan-African network of interconnected, carrier-and cloud-neutral datacentres, intends to acquire the datacentre belonging to Standard Bank, ...
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