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Cameroon: 19 million Cameroonian mobile subscribers

The identification process imposed by the authorities resulted in the deactivation of hundreds of subscribers, increasing the number from 90% in 2017 to 76%...

Ghana: Google’s Artificial Intelligence in the hands of a young Senegalese

After Paris, Tokyo, Beijing or New York, Google is launching a new artificial intelligence (AI) research center in Accra, the capital of Ghana. The...

Airtel Africa opens its capital before going public

Airtel Africa announced Wednesday, October 24 a fund raising of $ 1.25 billion from six international investors. In its statement, released yesterday, the company said...

Mauritania: soon a fourth telephone operator

Mauritania's telephony market is expected to be enriched by a fourth operator by the end of 2018, sources close to telecommunications services said on...

Chad: Sudano-Chadian company to manage fiber optics

The technical, commercial and financial management of the Ndjamena-Adré optical fiber network has been entrusted to SUDATCHAD. Meeting in Council of Ministers on March...

Espionage and telecoms: the West at war with China

  Officially, it is for violating the US embargo against Iran that Meng Wanzhou, 46, chief financial officer of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei and daughter...

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...

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...

Impacted in English-speaking area, MTN Cameroon saved by Mobile Money

The year 2018 ended on a positive note marked notably by a strong growth in the 4th quarter of the year, MTN Cameroon having...

The mobile will bring 51 billion dollars to the West African economy in 2022...

$ 51 billion, this will be the annual contribution of the mobile sector to the West African economy by 2022, reports the latest report...

MTN Benin gets free support from local banks

MTN Benin has signed a CFAF 75 billion loan from a consortium of banks including Societe Generale Benin through its structured finance platform, Structured...

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...

Togo: towards the extension of the duration and scope of GSM and 4G licenses

The Togolese government announced Tuesday (May 8th) the upcoming extension of the duration and scope of licenses granted to the two telephone operators operating...

Launch of major new African young initiative to tackle climate change

African Youth Climate Hub aims to mobilize youth’s voices from the Global South A major new climate change initiative focused on promoting ideas and solutions...
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