(Ecofin Agency) - The President of the DR Congo, Félix Tshisekedi, recently met with a delegation of the British telco Vodafone on the sidelines of the UK-Africa summit. As part of their partnership which aims to give a new face to the Congolese telecom sector, Vodafone announced new investments to boost financial inclusion in the country.
Vivek Badrinath, Vodafone's CEO for the Africa, Middle East, Asia, and Pacific region, reaffirms his commitment to help the country achieve its digital transformation.
Another company willing to be part of DR Congo’s transformation is Bharti Airtel, whose CEO was also granted an audience by Félix Tshisekedi on January 23, in the wake of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Bharti Airtel’s CEO Sunil Mittal discussed with the Head of State the development prospects of the telecom company in the country, and the investment to improve the network and offer innovative services.