Telecoms

Ivory Coast: YahClick officially launched in Ivory Coast

Yahsat, a UAE-based internet access operator, announced on Tuesday that Abdjan has officially launched YahClick, its Ka-band broadband internet service, which, according to the...

Rajabali brothers become first shareholders of Kenyan Safaricom

In the land of Kenyan business, accustomed to seeing major national economic operators reign supreme in the sub-region, the news did not go unnoticed:...

Liquid Telecom to support young entrepreneurs at Westerwelle Foundation’s new Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali

Leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom is supporting young entrepreneurs at the Westerwelle Startup Haus Kigali through its high-speed internet and cloud-based services. Soft-launched in early...

Equatorial Guinea ready to connect to Kribi cable landing

After signing a memorandum of understanding, on September 29, 2017, with the consortium in charge of Cameroon-Brazil submarine fiber optic cable, formed by China...

According to the GSMA, consumers in developing countries are overly affected by high frequency...

The recent GSMA Mobile Connectivity Index highlights that 4 billion people are still offline. Frequency policy decisions remain a major barrier to digital inclusion. According to...

Congo: a Spanish company chosen for the implementation of 5G

The Congolese authorities have chosen the Spanish telecommunications company, Applus, to support the public company Congo Telecom for the implementation of 5G in its...

M-Pesa soon in Ethiopia?

The operator Safaricom would be in advanced talks with the Ethiopian government to introduce into the country its popular mobile money service, M-Pesa, it...

Optical fiber: alliance between Econet and Telecom Egypt to connect Cape Town to Cairo

Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of the South African group Econet, and operator Telecom Egypt initialed Friday, July 13, an association agreement for the creation...

Tunisie Telecom and Vodafone join hands

Tunisia Telecom (TT) and Vodafone, the British telecom giant, concluded this Tuesday, July 10 in Tunis, a partnership agreement. The agreement enables Vodafone to provide...

Orange Côte d’Ivoire launches a Visa card

The Orange Côte d'Ivoire telephone operator proceeded on Tuesday 10 July with the launch of an Orange Money withdrawal and payment card. It is a...

Burkina Faso: WARA raises ONATEL rating from BBB- to BBB

WARA has upgraded ONATEL's regional currency long-term rating to 'BBB'. This rating is one notch below the sovereign ceiling of Burkina Faso, which is...

Gabon Telecom launches technology security solution against hackers

On the occasion of a seminar on cyber security around the theme "Understanding and anticipating DDoS attacks". The leader in cybersecurity solutions, the telephone...

Uganda: social media taxed from July

Uganda will apply from 1 July 2018, a mandatory tax on all courier services, social networks and services of "mobile money", according to the...

Telecom Egypt gets $ 200 million from a pool of financial institutions in China

Telecom Egypt, Egypt's state-owned telecoms company, announced Wednesday (May 30th) that it has received a $ 200 million loan from a pool of Bank...