Balloon-powered Internet company Loon is shutting down, an unexpected announcement after projects in Kenya and Mozambique expected to use the technology in 2021.
Kenya saw a 152.9% increase in cyber threat events between the second and third quarters of 2020, according to stats from the Communications Authority of Kenya.
The Kingdom of Eswatini has become the first country in African to join the US 'Clean Network' program, which is working to exclude Chinese companies from national telecoms infrastructure, especially 5G networks.
The estimated value of startup funding in Africa during 2020 was $1.3 billion, plus about $1.12 billion worth of disclosed M&A, according to a new Briter Bridges report.
Global Voice Group will provide the telecoms regulators in Lesotho and Zimbabwe with a data analytics platform for telecom traffic monitoring.
Cell C has begun migrating its customers to roam on Vodacom and MTN's networks as part of a new strategy to stop spending money on infrastructure.
A new digital service tax has officially come into effect in Kenya.
South Africa's telecoms regulator has revealed that six companies are interested in an upcoming spectrum auction, with Telkom both applying and trying to oppose the auction in court.
Mauritius, Egypt and South Africa have ranked the highest when it comes to African government's readiness for AI-related technologies, according to a recent index.
Black Friday 2020 was not as lucrative for South African retailers as it was a year ago, although online sales did tick up.
During the 2020 Africa Tech Festival Twitter's head of public policy for sub-Saharan Africa, Emmanuel Lubanzadio, shared how Twitter is collaborating and partnering in Africa to tackle issues surrounding COVID-19.
MTN has announced that Tsholofelo Molefe will join next year as group CFO, just hours after Telkom SA announced she had resigned.