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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/16/2018
At least 43 of Africa's 55 countries (78%) are expected to have commercial 4G services on offer by the end of this year, according to a new report from GlobalData.
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PRESS RELEASE, 8/15/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Gilat Telecom (formerly known as Gilat Satcom) today announced that it has been chosen by Nexttel to provide 4G broadband services in Cameroon.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 8/14/2018
We've said it before and we'll no doubt say it again - South Africa's communications market is in a regulatory straightjacket and the government needs to crack on and untie it.
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PRESS RELEASE, 8/6/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Bharti Airtel ("Airtel"), a leading global telecom services provider, and Telecom Egypt, Egypt's first integrated telecom operator, announced a strategic partnership, wherein, Airtel will get IRUs (Indefeasible Right of Use) on Middle East North Africa Submarine Cable (MENA Cable) and TE North Cable Systems. In addition, Airtel will ...
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 8/3/2018
Africa does not immediately spring to mind when one talks about 5G. Nor would Congo usually be the first country mentioned in connection with 5G in Africa. But the Congolese minister for telecom is determined to put his country on the 5G map.
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 7/26/2018
Orange reported healthy growth in revenues and earnings at its Africa business for the first six months of the year, fueled by demand for mobile money and data services.
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Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 7/20/2018
Telkom Kenya has struck a partnership with Google's Loon that aims to deliver wireless Internet connectivity using a network of stratospheric balloons, that will see the two companies jointly launch a commercial mobile service in 2019.
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Wei Shi, Intelligence Content Manager, Telecoms.com & Site Editor, Connecting Africa, 7/19/2018
Having announced the sale of its Cypriot operation earlier this week, South Africa-based MTN Group Ltd. is believed to be considering pulling out of the three West African markets where its subscriber base is smaller than 1 million, according to a report by Bloomberg, which cited sources familiar with the situation.
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