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Ethiopia lost out on R7-billion in telecoms licensing: PM
Ethiopia’s decision to exclude mobile money from the terms of two new telecommunications licences cost the government about US$500-million (R7-billion) ...
Kenya: Safaricom reports earnings decline on pandemic fallout
Safaricom, Kenya’s biggest telecommunications operator, posted a drop in its full-year core earnings as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic ...
South Africa: ICASA resolute emergency spectrum allocation is temporary
Industry players “should not see and should not even plan” their business models around the temporary spectrum they were assigned, ...
MTN Uganda to appeal US$14m licence fee ruling
MTN Uganda said it will appeal a decision by the country’s High Court ordering the company to pay US$14.1-million for ...
Uganda: UCC hands Lycamobile National Operator License
The Uganda Communications Commission has granted a National Telecommunication Operator (NTO) license to Lycamobile, making the company the Third National ...
Ethiopia Launches New Mobile-Payments Service
Ethio Telecom has taken a further step into the fintech market by launching its first mobile payment service today. #Ethiopia ...
Helios Towers eyes South Africa after R8-billion Oman deal
Helios Towers plans to use an expansion into Oman to further its presence in the Middle East and North Africa, ...
South Africa: Vodacom deploys 3G, 4G base stations in deep rural SA
Vodacom Central Region, covering the Free State and Northern Cape provinces, switched on 21 new 3G- and 4G-enabled base station ...