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South Africa: Telkom accused of stalling on number portability

Telkom is failing to implement number porting for telephone numbers used by call centres to the detriment of competition, the ...
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South Africa: Metrofibre Networx gets foreign investor

Fibre infrastructure provider Metrofibre Networx has received an equity investment from Stoa Infra & Energy. Stoa has acquired 23.1% of ...
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Datacentre, cloud investment driving up server demand

In the fourth quarter of 2018, server revenue in EMEA totalled more than US$4.4-billion, growing 12.3% from the fourth quarter ...
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Zambia: Zamtel CEO Sydney Mupeta announces 700 telecom towers in the country this year

Zambia's incumbent telecommunications operator, Zambia Telecommunications Company Networks (Zamtel), is engaged in an aggressive strategy to conquer the domestic telecom ...
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Nigeria: Google Station prickles Nigeria’s tech regulator

Google has thrown its full weight behind Google Station, its free public Wi-Fi service currently live in Abuja and Lagos ...
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Angola and the World Bank reflect on ways to develop the digital economy

The Government of the Republic of Angola and the World Bank are currently considering ways to develop the national digital ...
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South Africa: Dimension Data managers are said to seek investor support for buyout

Dimension Data senior managers are approaching lenders and investors to raise cash for a possible deal for the group’s Africa ...
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MTN Uganda could get 20% local shareholding this year

South Africa’s MTN Group is considering a move to increase local ownership of its subsidiary in Uganda. A report from ...
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