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Viettel investing $1bn on Tanzanian 3G network.

Viettel investing $1bn on Tanzanian 3G network

Vietnam-based telecoms operator plans investment in East African country.

Partygoers: there’s an app for that.

Party-goers: there's an app for that

SA launch for 'Trender', which helps you find where your friends are partying.


Telcos top ad spending in Nigeria

Likes of mobile operator MTN spent more than $30 million in advertising in 2012.

Telecel Zimbabwe partners with GTel on Telecare

Telecel Zimbabwe partners with GTel on Telecare

Mobile operator signs with GTel to move on Telecare.


Nigeria’s Spark secures $2mn investment

Money for seed fund raised from international high net-worth individuals from across the globe.

Botswana state owned company BoFiNet rolls out FTTx

Botswana's BoFiNet to roll out FTTx

Botswana Fibre Networks announces FTTx project.


Investment to provide 1,500 megawatt boost for Nigeria

IFC plans to help expand country’s power grid, adding eight million households in 18 months.


Vodacom, MTN slide on South African call rate cuts

Regulator ICASA plans to cut mobile termination rates to 10 cents by 2016 from 40 cents now.


Vivendi kicks off wider revamp with Maroc sale deal

French-conglomerate’s bid to sell Moroccan telco to Etisalat is its first step in ‘remaking’ itself.

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South African parties tussle over road toll in Gauteng

The opposition party has erected banners with the slogan: "E-tolls. Proudly brought to you by the ANC". 


Nigeria’s First Bank, UN partner on mobile payments

Bank’s FirstMonie product to be used by UNICEF to distribute health scheme payments.