News from across Africa’s Telecom & ICT ecosystem
Ethiopia: Ethio Telecom Launches LTE Advanced 4G Services
Ethio Telecom, Ethiopia’s sole telecom services provider, announced it has launched LTE Advanced 4G (Fourth Generation) technology. The service has ...
Maroc Telecom shares fall sharply since July 2013, following record fine
The share value of Maroc Telecom, known as Itissalat Al Maghrib (IAM), fell 7.52% on Monday February 3, 2020. It ...
Zimbabwe: Potraz Approves SMS, Data Bundle Price Adjustments
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Potraz) has approved an adjustment in data and SMS tariffs for mobile ...
Vodacom will launch 5G in South Africa this year
Vodacom said on Tuesday that, thanks to its recently concluded roaming agreement with Liquid Telecom, it will launch next-generation 5G services ...
South Africa: Deadline extended for MTN, Vodacom to cut data costs
Mobile operators now have an extra month in which to slash data prices, after the Competition Commission (CompCom) extended the ...
Morocco: Regulator slaps $375-mln antitrust fine on Maroc Telecom
Morocco's state telecoms regulator has fined market leader Maroc Telecom 3.6 billion dirhams ($375 million) for anti-competitive practices, two Moroccan ...
MTN Group is considering reducing its stake in its Nigerian subsidiary by 14%
The telecoms group MTN has expressed its desire to reduce its majority stake in its Nigerian subsidiary by 14%. The sale ...
South Africa: Submissions pour in on Icasa spectrum licensing plan
Icasa has received more than 40 written submissions on the licensing of broadband spectrum suitable for building 4G/LTE and 5G ...