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Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC

Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC

Project will connect Equatorial rainforest and Kasaï-Central province, scheduled to be completed in December 2018.

DRC: GSMA calls for reform of mobile sector taxation

DRC: GSMA urges reform of mobile sector taxation

Organisation recommends a reduction in excise duty imposed on mobile services from 10 to 3%.

Vodacom: R198bn DRC lawsuit 'unfounded, without merit'.

Vodacom: R198bn DRC lawsuit 'unfounded, without merit'

Vodacom is opposing "an unsubstantiated claim" for $14 billion laid against it in a DRC court.

DRC launches communications fund to boost connectivity

DRC launches communications fund to boost connectivity

Telecommunications operators obliged to contribute 2% of their annual turnover to the fund.

New MD appointed to run Airtel DRC.

Bharti Airtel appoints COO as MD of DRC operations

Alain Kahasha's appointment as MD effective immediately.

Helios Towers DRC secures US$105m funding.

Helios Towers DRC secures US$105m funding

Company to use facility to invest in local operations and expand tower network.

Tigo DRC hires Uche Ofodile as GM.

Tigo DRC hires Uche Ofodile as GM

African telecoms industry veteran leaves Vodafone Ghana to take on the new role.

Gemalto tech underpins DRC voter registration

Gemalto tech underpins DRC voter registration

Digital security company wins tender to supply mobile biometric voter enrollment kits.

Boom forecast for Ethiopia, DRC telecom markets.

Boom forecast for Ethiopia, DRC telecom markets

Revenues for the country’s telecommunications sectors could almost double by 2018.

Orange completes Tigo DRC acquisition.

Orange completes Tigo DRC acquisition

French telecommunications firm confirms acquisition 100% complete.

Vodacom DRC partners with Emagine.

Vodacom DRC partners with Emagine

Partnership aimed at boosting customer marketing efforts in the country.