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MTN Nigeria plans to invest ₦600-billion (R21-billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access in Africa’s most populous country, its CEO said on Monday. “Operationally, our mobile subscribers closed H1 at 68.9 million, down 9.9% from December 2020. This was due to the regulatory restrictions on new Sim sales and activations, which was lifted...

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Cameroon’s national telecommunications company Camtel has reached a strategic partnership agreement with MTN GlobalConnect, the digital wholesale and infrastructure services company of MTN Group. The protocol agreement, signed recently by the General Manager of Camtel Judith Yah Sunday Achidi and MTN GlobalConnect CEO Frédéric Schepens, paves the way for MTN GlobalConnect to commercialise Camtel’s four...

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Nokia has signed a deal to deploy its comprehensive network technologies to Angola’s new mobile telecommunications operator, Africell, to provide 2G, 3G and 4G services in the capital city Luanda. According to a statement released to the media, the deal significantly expands the footprint of both companies in Africa. The companies assert that by deploying...

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Cell C has revealed that it has made significant progress in migrating its customers from its own RAN to the network of roaming partner MTN. As part of the project, Cell C will decommission its physical RAN, including towers, antennae, radio and transmission equipment, while MTN will provide a virtual RAN for Cell C’s clients. The cellco has switched off all network sites...

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Ethio telecom and Ericsson started deployment of the Ericsson Radio System for 4G expansion in the South West region of Ethiopia at the beginning of June 2021 Ethio telecom to upgrade to Ericsson Network Manager and Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure with a virtualized packet core and as part of the modernization effort Ethio telecom is...

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Over 25,000 people have signed up for Supersonic’s Unlimited Air Fibre service since it was first announced in February, but the company has only been able to connect fewer than 100 subscribers due to the global chip shortage. Supersonic explained the issues it is facing with getting networking equipment after MyBroadband Forum members reported being unable to take...

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Angola’s government is proceeding with an international tender for a concession to manage, operate and expand Angola Telecom’s national and metropolitan transport backbone network, Novo Jornal reports. The plan aims to attract private sector expertise, with the chosen company also expected to train staff at the state-backed telco, under a wider strategy to ‘make the...

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MTN Group has announced its intention to fully test and ultimately deploy OpenRAN across its African footprint. According to a statement released to the media, the operator said it plans to modernise its radio access networks using OpenRAN. “This is in line with one of five vital enablers of our strategy: to build technology platforms...