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  • Internet services “could contribute 10% of Africa’s GDP by 2025”
  • MTN to sell its towers in Zambia and Rwanda
  • Nigeria opens wholesale broadband spectrum licence to bidders
  • Kenyan telcos fail compliance test
  • Cellcom claims delivery of 4G technology to rural Liberia
  • Zimbabwe banks push for mobile banking policy
  • Somali optical fibre installation halted after disagreement
  • Fast economic growth to boost Ugandan telecoms competition
  • Looming digital switchover creates headaches for Cameroon… (more)
  • Sub-Saharan mobile broadband connections set for fast growth
  • MTN launches global virtual private network
  • Liquid Telecom opens “largest data centre in East Africa”
  • Bharti Airtel to enhance African connectivity
  • Forbes sees Ghana becoming tech-friendly hub for innovation
  • Nigeria set to auction unused mobile broadband spectrum next year
  • Telecom Namibia to deploy Zhone solution for advanced broadband
  • Koreans to provide Rwanda with systems integration and IT services… (more)
  • African mobile telecom market growing at over 21% pa
  • Asian firms develop satellite technology
  • Seacom, France-IX partner to interconnect African internet firms
  • Ethiopia signs US $1,6-billon deal with Chinese “spy” firms
  • Second phase of Kenyan digital project to start soon
  • Simbanet deploys GPON fibre technology in Dar es Salaam
  • Zimbabwe regulator slammed for ordering Econet tariff increase
  • Satellite link takes connectivity to remote parts of South Sudan
  • Uganda sets up high-tech unit to fight cyber crime
  • Satellite and digital broadcasting a boost for Nigeria’s economy… (more)
  • Alcatel-Lucent builds Airtel’s network backbone
  • Ericsson and MTN roll out commercial LTE
  • Two killed attempting to bomb Airtel, MTN
  • France Telecom-Orange launches ACE submarine cable service
  • Ethiopia’s mobile subscribers now over 18-million
  • Kenya prioritises network security
  • Cellcom first to deploy fibre-optic network in Liberia
  • Somalia gets 3G mobile service
  • Tanzania: Airtel offers hefty tariff review
  • Econet takes over Zimbabwe’s TN Bank… (more)

Broadband linked to millennium development goals; Africa set to miss 2015 digital migration deadline; Tanzania sets aside US$30-million for rural telecoms project;  ZTE and Huawei win major Ethiopian contract; Mobile phone growth sets new records; MTN, Warid hit by Ugandan cyber fraud; Safaricom is top tax payer in Kenya; State monopoly shares blame for Morocco’s digital divide; Zambia looking to welcome fourth mobile operator; Zimbabwe: Potraz to build 54 base stations… (more)

SMS technology for project to aid Ethiopian mothers-to-be; Handset tax cut boosts Kenya sales, grows economy; Ericsson to upgrade Maputo’s M-Cel network; Liberia launches US$25-million ACE project; Nigerian plan to auction spectrum could raise US$5,5-billion; Fibre-optic cable lands in Sierra Leone; Vodacom Tanzania launches “affordable” internet via TV; Uganda’s non-payment of power bills pushes up internet costs; Bharti Airtel signs Nokia Siemens software contract… (more)

Broadband issues have again dominated the telecoms scene during the past year, but at a different level- moving from international connectivity to local backbone issues… (more)

The recent economic turmoil saw telecoms companies demonstrate resilience and adaptability, with many using the slowdown as an opportunity to retool and regroup to build a solid base from which to capitalise on the recovery… (more)

The year began on a high note with promises that inexpensive broadband for all would become a reality. But eleven months into the year, none of these expectations have been realised… (more)

The Wireless Access Providers’ Association (WAPA) is a strong promoter of self-regulation in the telecoms industry. The organisation was established in 2006 and is a non-profit industry representative body acting as a collective voice for independent wireless operators in South Africa… (more)

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