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Niger awards 4G licence to Orange, renews 2G and 3G permits

The government of Niger has announced it has awarded a 15-year licence for the establishment and operation of a 4G ...
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Rwandan ICT Minister Paula Ingabire says OneWeb bankruptcy will not affect the country

In an interview with KT Press on April 3, 2020, Rwanda's ICT and Innovation Minister Paula Ingabire said the bankruptcy ...
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Airtel Nigeria Subscriber Base Declines As Glo Thrives – NCC Report

Despite various media campaigns over the past few months, Airtel Nigeria ultimately lost more than 100,000 subscribers between December 2019 ...
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South Africa: Cell C appoints new CCO

Cell C has appointed Simo Mkhize as its new chief commercial officer (CCO) effective from 1 April 2020. Mkhize has ...
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Vodacom, Safaricom M-Pesa focused JV completed

Vodacom and Safaricom have completed the acquisition of the M-Pesa brand, product development and support services from Vodafone through a ...
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Helios Towers has billions primed for expansion

Helios Towers’ plans to expand following last year’s London share sale may have been waylaid by the coronavirus outbreak, but ...
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Vodacom sues Absa for R5.5-billion

Vodacom Group is suing Absa for losses of at least US$64.1-million (R1.2-billion) it claims it incurred due to an alleged ...
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Ethiopia Shuts The Door For Foreign Mobile Money

Ethiopia has told foreign mobile money companies there will be no room for them to operate in the country, opting ...
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