Network Infrastructure

May 15, 2020  |  Facebook, MTN And Vodafone Partner To Deploy Undersea Cable For Cheaper Internet In Africa

Facebook, Vodafone, MTN and others have just announced plans to roll out Africa’s largest undersea cable – which aims to lower data prices. The 2Africa cable is expected to go live between 2023 and 2024. It is being built by ...


Mar 11, 2020  |  Airtel Acquires Additional Spectrum To Improve 4G Coverage In Nigeria

Airtel Africa has announced that it has acquired an additional 10MHz block of spectrum, to help boost 4G coverage in Nigeria. Airtel Africa revealed that it had paid a total of $94 million for the 10MHz share of spectrum in ...


Feb 26, 2020  |  Nigeria: Govt Commits To 70% Mobile Broadband Penetration By 2021 - Reports

Nigeria has the largest mobile market in Africa, with approximately 173 million subscribers and an outstanding penetration rate of 123%. The number of subscribers dropped in 2017 as consumers began to respond to a poor economic climate and as regulatory ...


Feb 26, 2020  |  Liquid Telecom Rolls Out First Fibre Service In South Sudan

Strive Masiyiwa, the Group Executive Chairman of Econet Global, has announced that the company's subsidiary Liquid Telecom has deployed fibre in South Sudan's capital Juba - the first time the network infrastructure is available in the country. Masiyiwa posted a ...


Facebook And Nigerian Communications Commission To Collaborate On Infrastructure Development

The social networking platform, Facebook, is seeking collaboration opportunities with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to boost connectivity. A Facebook delegation led by Ibrahim Ba met with the NCC at a conference last week Thursday. Ba said that there’s a ...

Angola Cables Enters Africa-Asia-Pacific Partnership

The multinational ICT and network business, Angola Cables, has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Macau-based telecoms services provider CTM to explore the various digital business opportunities between Mainland China, Macau, Macau, Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa and Brazil. According ...