News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

Africell officially started its commercial activities in Angola

In 2019, the American company Africell obtained the unified telecommunications license to launch Angola's fourth telecom operator. The commercial launch, ...
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Icasa’s data expiry rules could penalise the poor: Vodacom

Communications regulator Icasa’s draft amendments to regulations governing the expiry of data bundles, if implemented, could undermine product innovation that ...
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Togo: Togolese govt looks to spearhead fibre optic deployment with €300m investment

The Togolese government wants to borrow €300-million to drive deployment of fibre optic infrastructure and expand broadband coverage. This comes ...
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Seacom to acquire EOH-NS, Hymax for R144.9m

Seacom has confirmed its intention to acquire EOH Network Solutions (EOH-NS) and Hymax, divisions of iOCO and part of EOH ...
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MTN selects JPMorgan to help with Fintech listing

Pan-African mobile carrier MTN Group has selected JPMorgan Chase & Co to act as its advisor on the planned separation of its ...
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Smile expands to Zanzibar

Smile Communications expanded its 4G LTE mobile broadband services to Zanzibar last month, with customers on the island now able ...
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Mauritania: Telecel Group acquires telecom operator Mattel ahead of Orange, Axian and Inwi

For more than ten years, Tunisie Telecom has shown its desire to sell its Mauritanian subsidiary Mattel. Several companies have ...
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Visa Opens its First African Innovation Studio in Kenya

Visa, a world leader in digital payments, has today opened a new Innovation Studio in Nairobi, Kenya. The studio is ...
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