News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

Nigeria to auction 5G spectrum

Nigeria expects to start auctioning spectrum for next generation 5G network in the fourth quarter of this year, the head ...
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MFS Africa, AfriMoney in partnership to serve Sierra Leone

MFS Africa has announced entry into Sierra Leone, partnering with AfriMoney, the mobile money service of telecommunications services provider Africell, ...
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Mozambique: Vodacom, Tmcel reach compromise over interconnection dispute

Vodacom Mozambique has reached an agreement with state-owned Mozambique Telecom (Tmcel) over the ongoing 60-million meticais (about US$10-million) interconnection debt ...
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Cameroon, Gabon fibre interconnection now operational

Cameroon and Gabon have deployed and officially launched a 22km interconnected fibre optic network. This means telecommunication exchanges between the ...
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Safaricom to Keep Brand Name in Ethiopia Following Licensing By ECA

Global Partnership for Ethiopia has incorporated and registered its local company Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia PLC after it was granted a ...
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Nigeria: Airtel Yet to Renew Licence – NCC

The Commission says that while Airtel Nigeria had applied for the renewal of the Unified Access Service (UASL) License granted ...
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Digify Africa, Facebook offer free digital skills via WhatsApp

Digify Africa has partnered with Facebook to create Naledi, a WhatsApp learning bot that will enable young people across Africa ...
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Tanzania joins East Africa’s One Network Area initiative

Tanzania’s government has confirmed its decision to officially join the East African bloc’s unified roaming system or One Network Area ...
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