News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem

Zimbabwe: Govt to Approach MTN, Telkom With Better Telone-Netone Takeover Deal

GOVERNMENT says it will follow up on South African telecoms giants Telkom and MTN's inquiry into the sale of NetOne ...
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South Africa: Convicted fraudster Mohlaloga fired as Icasa chairman

Communications minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams has removed Rubben Mohlaloga, chairman and councillor of communications regulator Icasa, from office. Mohlaloga was convicted ...
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Angola Telecom to invest USD12.6m in 4G before part-privatisation

State-owned Angola Telecom (AT) – which is undergoing an asset valuation process ahead of the planned sell-off of a 45% ...
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Ghana: Vodafone announces official launch of 4G LTE services; rival MTN launches 4G+

Mobile operator Vodafone Ghana has formally announced the launch of commercial 4G LTE services in the country, with the official ...
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South Africa: Cell C’s big network improvement – thanks to MTN

Cell C completed the implementation of its new roaming agreement with MTN in November 2018, and new network benchmarking results ...
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Burkina Faso: Orange extends LTE footprint to five new locations

Orange Burkina Faso – which launched LTE-A services in capital city Ouagadougou in January this year – has extended its ...
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South Africa: Mobile networks under severe strain from Eskom blackouts

Eskom’s rolling blackouts are placing severe strain on mobile network operators trying to keep base stations up and running. MTN ...
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Zambia: Uzi Zambia once again postpones network launch

The Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA) has for the third time allowed the country's fourth mobile phone operator ...
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