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Telecom Services  |  Nigeria Sees Growth In 3G, 4G Telecom Towers

Nigeria has seen an increased growth in its third generation (3G) and fourth-generation (4G) base transceiver stations (BTS). On Thursday, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta announced that BTS deployment in Nigeria has increased ...
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Connectivity  |  Madagascar: Gulfsat Secures Licence To Be Second Backbone Provider

Telecom providers in Madagascar have benefited from the increasing competition between the leading operators, including Orange Madagascar, Airtel and the incumbent telco Telma. A new baby in the industry - the country fourth mobile operator, Gulfsat Madagascar, operating under the ...
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DFC Makes US$800m Available For Telco And Data Infrastructure Investment Across Africa

The Development Finance Corporation, a United Stated development finance organisation, has announced that it is providing funding access to a couple of infrastructure projects across Africa - to the tune of US$800million.   The organisation says it will be availing ...

West African States Ink Free Roaming Agreement

Member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have signed an agreement which means that mobile subscribers will no longer incur roaming fees from January 2020. In preparation for this new development, the Communications Ministry in Ghana ...

Nigeria: NCC Assures That No Telecom Subscriber Will Be Disconnected Due To Interconnect Debt

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has assured the public that none of the telecoms subscribers in Nigeria will suffer disruptions or be disconnected as a direct result of its recent decision to permit the disconnection of the indebted operators from ...

MTN Ghana Gets Issued US$1.8-million Fine

MTN Ghana has been issued a fine amounting to US$1.8-million by Ghana’s telecoms regulator, the National Communications Authority (NCA), citing poor quality of service. The NCA also fined Vodafone, AirtelTigo and Glo, accusing all four operators of neglecting to honour ...

South Africa: Vodacom Plans To Deliver Social Grants

Vodacom is currently in talks to utilise its technology to distribute social grants in South Africa. Mickey Mashale, Vodacom Business’ Chief Sales Officer recently said that the company had been having discussions with the relevant departments on how to assist ...

Orange Plans To Launch 5G In Africa And The Middle East

Orange revealed that it plans to bring 5G services to Africa and the Middle East (AME) from 2020, but there are still some challenges to overcome, especially when it comes to low-cost network infrastructure solutions and power consumption. The Senior ...

Mauritania Prepares For 4G Roll Out!

Eleven years after Mauritania telecommunications firm Chinguitel brought 3G to the country, Mauritania is planning to launch 4G. In addition to that, the Mauritanian government are planning to grant an operating license to a fourth operator. The West African country ...