Mixed Bag for MTN in H1
Ray Le Maistre 8/8/2018 Post a comment
The operator added subscribers and improved margins but its debts and challenges in Iran and other markets are making investors nervous.
Is M-Pesa Heading to Ethiopia?
Ray Le Maistre 7/18/2018 Post a comment
Speculation suggests Safaricom is about to strike a deal with Ethiopia's government to help introduce the M-Pesa mobile money and banking service to the country's 100 million-plus population and compete with existing player M-BIRR.
Google to Open AI Lab in Ghana
Ray Le Maistre 6/15/2018 1 comment
Google says it will open a facility dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) research and its applications in Accra, Ghana, later this year.
Africa the Bright Spot for Bharti Airtel
Ray Le Maistre 4/25/2018 1 comment
While Indian operator faces major challenges in its domestic market, its operations in Africa continued to grow and thrive during the first three months of this year, underpinned by investments in mobile broadband.
Helios Towers Plans IPO
Ray Le Maistre 3/2/2018 Post a comment
Tower infrastructure company plans to list 25% of its shares on the London and Johannesburg exchanges in a move that should value the company at more than $2 billion.
The Nigerian company Teleology has acquired a majority share in struggling UTL for US$71 million.
Frustrated with at times contradictory financial demands from the Nigerian authorities that run to US$10.1 billion, MTN has taken the issues to court.
AI is already having an impact in Africa, which is why the AI Summit is coming to AfricaCom in Cape Town this November.
The South Atlantic Express (SAEx) project, which aims to connect the Americas and Asia via South Africa, has reached the study, survey and permission phase, with Alcatel Submarine Networks looking into the details.
A new fiber connection between Cape Town and Cairo could halve latency and bring new connectivity services into African markets.
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