Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 4/18/2018
Fintech startup MFS Africa has raised $4.5 million in a Series B round of funding and, in doing so, has become the first African fintech company to attract investment from a Chinese venture capital firm.
PRESS RELEASE, 4/9/2018
HARGEISA, Somaliland -- Innovate Ventures (www.Innovate.so), a pioneer in the Somali start-up space, has just opened applications for the next round of its Hargeisa-based tech accelerator.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/5/2018
Kenya's Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) has lashed out at a regulatory proposal to impose pricing controls on the telecom sector, arguing that it would be a major setback for the industry.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 3/27/2018
France's Orange will start selling solar energy kits in several African countries this year as it looks to address regional electricity challenges and expand outside its core telecom market.
PRESS RELEASE, 3/26/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- LAGOS, Nigeria -- MDXI (www.MDX-I.com) data centre, a subsidiary of MainOne (www.MainOne.net), has partnered with Avanti Communications Group Plc ("Avanti") (www.AvantiPlc.com), a leading British satellite operator, to host and manage the satellite operator's in-country Gateway Earth Station (GES). The partnership has already delivered ...
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 3/22/2018
Is the 9mobile ownership saga finally drawing to a conclusion? It seems that way following reports from the local press that Teleology Holdings has paid the required US$50 million deposit for the acquisition of Nigeria's fourth mobile operator.
Connecting Africa, 3/20/2018
Google has named the 12 startups that will participate in its Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa program.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 3/19/2018
Helios Towers, which owns and manages mobile tower infrastructure in four sub-Saharan markets, has abandoned its IPO plans, the company has announced, sparking speculation that it now plans a merger instead.
PRESS RELEASE, 3/8/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- IOX Cable and Angola Cables have today announced the signing of a joint provisioning agreement aimed at developing and enhancing their respective network capabilities and services across the Americas, Africa, Europe and India. By partnering with Angola Cables, IOX is consolidating its position by extending its ...
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