News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem
Signs that Starlink is readying South African launch after all
Elon Musk’s Starlink appears to be making preparations to enter the South African market, and the SpaceX-owned satellite broadband service could ...
Airtel Zambia suffers major network outage
Airtel Zambia has had a system failure, leaving millions of people in the Southern African country in the dark since ...
Ghana connects to 2Africa, its sixth submarine fiber optic cable
The government wants to strengthen the national telecoms infrastructure as part of its digital transformation ambitions. The country is already served ...
International Telecommunications Union publishes framework for 6G development
6G is the next mobile telephony technology which will succeed 5G. While it is currently in the research and development phase, ...
Namibia: regulator launches 5G consumer awareness campaign
Namibia is preparing the launch of 5G. The country's telecoms regulator has already awarded 5G spectrum and licenses to three companies. He ...
West African Development Bank and Africa Finance Corporation form strategic partnership to drive economic development
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) (www.AfricaFC.org), the continent’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, and the West African Development Bank (BOAD), a regional ...
Tech sector sees drop in hiring activity
Recruitment declined by 6% in South Africa’s tech sector in August, September and October, as companies slowed down hiring activity ...
Nigeria’s ICT sector losing investment
Despite being the main driver of the country's economic progress for more than five years, Nigeria's Information and Communication Technology ...