Orange acquires Airtel in Burkina Faso.Orange Burkina Faso deal

French telco acquires Airtel operation.

Sunday, Jun 26th

Networks

First 50 free Wi-Fi hotspots go live in Western Cape.

First 50 free Wi-Fi hotspots go live in Western Cape

First of 384 public access Wi-Fi hotspots planned for region.

Kenya's education sector given 10GE Ethernet boost.

Kenya's education sector given 10GE Ethernet boost

Telco Systems rolls out new network for local education and research focused Alternative Network Facility Provider.

iWayAfrica Zambia launches fibre service.

iWayAfrica Zambia launches fibre service

Gondwana International firm looks to capitalise on reduced pricing and broader access to infrastructure.

Pan African VoD service sold to TRACE TV.

Pan African VoD service sold to TRACE TV

Buni.tv will eventually merge with TRACE TV's VoD platform which the French network plans to launch by the end of 2016.

Can high efficiency video coding make Africa's cities safer?

Can high efficiency video coding make Africa's cities safer?

Insight into the increased investment by Africa in Chinese technology to rollout next-generation infrastructure in support of safe cities.

IP traffic set to soar in Africa.

IP traffic set to soar in Africa

A Cisco forecast suggests continent will experience highest growth rate globally by 2020.

SA's first Gbps mobile broadband connection reached.

SA's first Gbps mobile broadband connection reached

MTN SA, Huawei partner to record 1.01Gbps data speed.

Nokia, Vodacom partner on 4G in Tanzania.

Nokia, Vodacom partner on 4G in Tanzania

Companies in alliance to roll out high speed broadband to subscribers.

Tigo ploughs US$75-million into 4G expansion in Tanzania.

Tigo ploughs US$75-million into 4G expansion in Tanzania

Key industries, including tourism, set to benefit from network reinforcement.

Glo under pressure in Ghana.

Glo under pressure in Ghana

Telco given ultimatum to extend its 3G network coverage to all district capitals.

MTN Ghana looks to Ericsson to deploy 4G LTE.

MTN Ghana looks to Ericsson to deploy 4G LTE

Operator's 16 million subscribers expected to benefit from advanced mixed-mode solution.