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Mauritius: 2019 to see the deployment of fiber optics in Rodrigues and the launch by the country of a nano-satellite

For the year 2019, the Minister of Information and Communication Technologies of Mauritius, Yogida Sawmynaden has unveiled in the newspaper Le ...
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South Africa: Vox broadens fibre-to-the-home network with new partnership

Integrated ICT and infrastructure provider Vox has announced its partnership with Netstream and SA Digital Villages as it works on ...
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Nigeria: $8 Billion ‘Illegal’ Repatriation – Nigerian Govt, MTN Settle Out of Court

The Nigerian government and mobile telecommunications firm, MTN, have reached an out-court-settlement in a suit filed by government lawyers accusing ...
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Liquid Telecom appoints new Regional CEO for Middle East and West Africa (MEWA)

New regional CEO will be responsible for driving Liquid Telecom’s expansion across MEWA region Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom ...
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Ghana: BLUETOWN, Microsoft enable internet access in eastern Ghana

Denmark-based BLUETOWN has announced an agreement with Microsoft to connect approximately 800,000 unserved people to the internet in eastern Ghana, writes Business ...
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Mauritania: Mauritel, Mattel and Chinguitel start the year with a new sanction for “service failure”

Mauritel mobile operators, a subsidiary of Maroc Telecom; Mattel, a subsidiary of Tunisie Telecom and Chinguitel, a subsidiary of Sudatel, were ...
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Tanzania: Millicom Group seeks concurrence of Competition Commission to acquire remaining 15% of Zantel

The Luxembourg telecom group, Millicom International Cellular (MIC), now wants to take control of the entire mobile operator Zanzibar Telecom, ...
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South Africa: Microsoft reschedules launch of South African data centres

In May 2017, Microsoft announced plans to launch two data centres in South Africa. Located in Johannesburg and Cape Town, these see ...
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