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Liquid Telecom, Africa Data Centres hire Jarrett Appleby as strategy adviser

Liquid Telecom and Africa Data Centres have announced a strategic partnership agreement with Jarrett Appleby, CEO of Appleby Strategy Group, ...
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Nigeria Inches Closer to 5G, As NCC Mulls Multi-Sector Policy for Adoption

Despite the controversies surrounding the fifth-generation network, 5G over perceived relations with the COVID-19 pandemic, Nigeria appears closer to adopting ...
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South Africa: Pick n Pay hints at imminent launch of MVNO

Pick n Pay plans to launch Pick n Pay Mobile as well as Boxercom, under its Boxer chain, the retail ...
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Dimension Data buys IP transit services from Orange

Dimension Data and French telecoms giant Orange have entered into a partnership targeting gamers on the African continent. The companies ...
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Vodacom partners AFI to extend mobile money reach

The Vodacom Group is partnering with global financial inclusion policy and regulation organisation AFI under the global network’s public-private dialogue ...
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Liberia government operator secures third mobile phone licence

The Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA) has granted a third mobile operating licence to government operator Liberia Telecommunications Corporation (Libtelco) to ...
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Benin: Isocel to deploy 500km fibre network around Cotonou, after securing funding

Beninese ISP Isocel Telecom has obtained a EUR6 million (USD7.1 million) loan from Bpifrance which it says will enable it ...
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Ex-Vodacom employee drops Please Call Me bombshells

Court papers filed by a former Vodacom employee claim that Vodacom should easily be able to calculate the revenue it ...
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