Zambia hints at fifth telco operator

A fifth telco
for Zambia?

Enough room says
industry regulator.

ITWeb Africa

Tuesday, Feb 25th

Roan Systems wins PRASA tender.

Roan Systems wins PRASA tender

Roan Systems, has won a tender to maintain 770 Printronix T4M printers nationwide with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

Facebook's WhatsApp acquisition now has price tag of $22 billion.

Facebook's WhatsApp acquisition reaches $22 billion

The popular social networking firm originally purchased WhatsApp for $19 billion.

Nigeria drives MTN’s group revenue growth.

Nigeria drives MTN’s group revenue growth

Meanwhile, South Africa holds back revenues for the continent’s biggest mobile network.

Samsung heads for first annual profit drop since 2011.

Samsung heads for first annual profit drop since 2011

The smartphone maker recorded its lowest third-quarter earnings in three years.

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Sonatel's first-half net profit rises 6.6%

The Senegalese telcos' profit increased to more than $201 million in 2014.

Rocket Internet shares slide on stock market debut.

Rocket Internet shares slide on stock market debut

The company's shares plunged 14% within minutes of their debut.

Etisalat's profit jumps 26% on Maroc Telecom buy.

Etisalat's profit jumps 26% on Maroc Telecom buy

Earlier this year the UAE based telco bought a 53% stake in Maroc Telecom.

African insurance software firm SilverBridge records profit.

African insurance software firm SilverBridge records profit

Rest of Africa operations helps company increase revenues for the period ending June 2014.

Millicom’s African EBITDA shrinks 6% year-on-year.

Millicom’s African EBITDA shrinks 6% year-on-year

But revenue growth is up 15% due to good performances in Chad, Ghana and Rwanda.

SA computer distributor Mustek notches up 13.4% revenue growth.

SA computer distributor Mustek notches up 13.4% revenue growth

Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) listed company announces full year results.

Zimbabwe’s NetOne targets $110mn in revenue.

Zimbabwe’s NetOne targets $110mn in revenue

State controlled telecoms firm reports good results but decries government penalties, fines.