Cameroon: lack of business plan delays CAMTEL Mobile launch

Differences between the government through the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and the General Directorate of Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) are delaying the start of...

South Africa: Vodacom accelerates in 5G

After launching its 5G network in several localities in South Africa, Vodacom announced, Monday, December 14, the launch of its 5G network in the...

Nigeria: a new CEO at the head of Liquid Telecom

Pan-African group Liquid Telecom has appointed Wole Abu as CEO of Liquid Telecom Nigeria. He will also be in charge of the Data Center...

France: launch of 5G by Orange amid questions over anti-Huawei decree

Orange announces the launch of its 5G network in 15 French municipalities, from December 3, 2020, while the anti-Huawei decree, taken by the whole...

Atos will invest 2 billion euros in its Onecloud

IT services group Atos on Monday announced the launch of Atos OneCloud, an initiative that will help it accelerate the migration of its customers...

Burkina Faso: the telecoms match between Orange and Onatel

By Brice Kouao, Abidjan Stock Exchange School. Arrived in 2016 after having bought the local subsidiary of Airtel, Orange took the leadership from Onatel Burkina,...

8 and more key reasons why Africa must embrace 5G now (part I)

By Abel Kara* No need for the chicken-and-egg theorizing about which should come first at the moment in Africa: basic infrastructure/amenities or the deployment of...

Airtel Appoints Director for East Africa Activities

Airtel Africa, the African subsidiary of India's Bharti Airtel Group, has appointed Ian Ferrao as Regional Director for East Africa, a newly created position...

MTN announces the closure of service centers in Nigeria

South African MTN, Africa's largest mobile operator, said it has closed four outlets and service centers in Nigeria. This decision follows the xenophobic violence in...

ART fined FCFA 3.5 billion to mobile operators

The Telecommunications Regulatory Agency (ART) imposed a global fine of 3.5 billion FCFA to mobile operators for "recurring shortcomings" in the operation of their...

Mauritania / telecoms: new CEO at MATTEL

After several years marked by a dissonance between the shareholders, Tunisia Telecom subsidiary in Mauritania, MATTEL, has a new CEO (CEO). This is Elyés...

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%...

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...

MTN Announces $ 1 Billion Disinvestment Plan

The South African MTN group announced on Thursday, March 7, 2019, the launch of a billion-dollar disinvestment program over the next three years, to...
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