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The high cost of smartphones poses a significant barrier to digital inclusion in Africa, despite various strategies being explored to make these devices...
ECOWAS countries are forging ahead with agreements to implement common roaming initiatives, aiming to cut the costs of electronic communications within...
In recent years, Africa has seen a surge in demand for connectivity, data storage, and processing capabilities. Investments have been ramping up to meet...
As part of its "Ambition 2025" strategy, MTN Group is focusing on empowering Bayobab, its wholesale fiber optic subsidiary. To strengthen its presence...
In March 2024, Egyptian and Moroccan tech startups attracted significant investment, collectively securing $9.5 million, which placed them as the...
The largest digital reading library on the African continent with over one million subscribers, announces the launch of its services in Ghana in...
Accessing internet is now considered an essential need, just like electricity and clean water. Making it available and more accessible to a larger number...
MTN has been reshaping its business model for several years. Last February, the company completed the sale of its Afghan subsidiary to Investcom AF,...
Countries in Africa have been facing significant internet disruptions over the past five days. The problem, we learned, is due to technical incidents...
Mobile service subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa stood at 980 million in 2022, as per recent report by the GSMA. However, the actual number of unique...
Ooredoo is accelerating its initiatives to upgrade its network infrastructure and ready it for the launch of 5G technology in its African markets,...
In a significant stride towards enhancing telecommunications infrastructure across Africa, Telecom Egypt, a prominent telecommunications firm, has...
Sonatel Group, a leading telecommunications company operating in Senegal, Mali, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, and Sierra Leone, has reported a consolidated net...
Recent data analysis from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) reveals that internet connectivity is on the rise across Africa, sparking hope...
Econet Lesotho, a subsidiary of Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa's Econet Group, announced on February 22 that it has launched fifth-generation (5G)...
Huawei hosted the 5G Beyond Growth Summit at MWC Barcelona 2024 today. At the summit, Li Peng, Huawei's Corporate Senior Vice President and President of...
In Guinea, where about 7 million people are internet users, access to the internet and social media platforms has been restricted since November 23, 2023....
In 2019, Seacom conducted a study on the market potential for fiber optic services in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda, with funding from the United...
In 2022, Sub-Saharan Africa had 980 million mobile subscriptions, with only 22% using 4G technology. By 2030, this figure is expected to leap to 66% of...
The government of Benin is stepping up initiatives to increase internet coverage and adoption across the country. As part of this ambition, the state is...
Africa Credit Opportunities Fund (ACOF), a pioneering private credit fund, and Telecel Group, a prominent player in the African telecommunications sector,...
Airtel Africa, a dual-listed company on the London and Lagos Stock Exchanges, has reported a sharp growth in its Francophone markets over the nine months...
The Ivorian government is pursuing its 2021-25 digital development strategy, which includes 32 reforms and a substantial investment of CFA2,000...
Africans continue to depend on international links for internet access on the continent. Despite the regional interconnection strategy for Africa, which...
Orange Madagascar is ramping up its investments to accelerate the expansion of its telecom network. The company has an ongoing ten-year agreement with...
Benin has officially become a member of the Smart Africa Alliance, an organization established during the "Transform Africa" Summit held in Kigali,...
A recent report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reveals that nearly 40% of jobs worldwide will be affected by the effects of Artificial...
The Malian government seeks to strengthen the national telecom infrastructure as part of its digital transformation ambitions. The aim is to gradually...
Free had participated in the public tender launched on May 31 by ARTP for the award of 5G licenses. The company's bid of CFA3 billion was rejected for...
To develop faster, Madagascar will fully liberalize its telecommunications sector. The country’s telecom watchdog, the ARTEC, launched a tender in this...

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