News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

Nigeria: MainOne, Facebook announce open-access fibre network in Nigeria

MainOne has announced a metro fibre infrastructure project in two states of Nigeria, with support from Facebook. According to a ...
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Africa: Orange launches smart feature phone

French telecommunications firm Orange, in collaboration with KaiOS Technologies and mobile baseband chipset supplier UNISOC, has launched Sanza smart feature ...
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Nigeria: Globacom Nigeria boosts financial inclusion with Glo Mobile Money

Telecoms company, Globacom, has announced a new product, Glo Mobile Money, which will help accelerate financial inclusion to over 60 ...
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South Africa: Jonathan Beare consortium to buy into Cell C

Cell C’s largest shareholder, the JSE-listed Blue Label Telecoms, said on Friday that The Buffet Consortium plans to buy a ...
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South Africa: Jose Dos Santos to step down as Cell C CEO

Jose Dos Santos will step down as CEO of Cell C at the end of February, the mobile operator’s largest ...
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Zimbabwe govt urges datacentre investment

The Zimbabwe government says the country's National Datacentre project is almost complete and has urged investment by the industry. Minister ...
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South Africa: Helios’ SA interests strengthen results

Senior management at independent telecoms tower infrastructure company Helios Towers has highlighted the company's exploits in South Africa and its ...
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Telecom Egypt beats guidance with 23% revenue growth for 2018

Releasing its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2018, Telecom Egypt (TE) confirmed surpassing its full-year guidance, reporting ...
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