Ghana fast-tracks EMV migration

Ghana fast-tracks EMV migration

Gemalto, GhIPSS to offer domestic smart cards.

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Seacom plans January maintenance

Seacom plans January maintenance

Scheduled routine maintenance on its subsea cable system in the Red Sea could cause higher latency for South African Internet users.

MTN calls on SA govt to release spectrum

MTN calls on SA govt to release spectrum

Follows operator's announcement of "the first 5G tech and applications trial in Africa" in conjunction with Ericsson.

Nigeria: ntel and 9Mobile commence national roaming exercise

Nigeria: ntel and 9Mobile commence national roaming exercise

Companies say they have received approval from the NCC for field trial.

Central African Republic looks to end digital isolation

Central African Republic looks to end digital isolation

AfDB and EU to finance fibre backbone project.

Nokia to integrate CEM technology for MTN Nigeria

Nokia to integrate CEM technology for MTN Nigeria

Companies announce partnership to bolster customer service to subscribers.

Construction begins on Burkina Faso's US$180m fibre optic backbone

Construction begins on Burkina Faso's US$180m fibre optic backbone

First phase expected to be completed within a year.

Broadband costs remain highest in Africa

Broadband costs remain highest in Africa

A4AI's latest findings reveal 1GB in Africa costs 9.3% of a citizen's average income even though the highest reduction globally was applied in this region.

Safaricom reaches 1 million 4G users across Kenya

Safaricom reaches 1 million 4G users across Kenya

Telco credits LTE network expansion, growing affordability of 4G devices and cheaper data bundles for milestone.

Senegal's Sonatel rolls out FTTH

Senegal's Sonatel rolls out FTTH

Company, along with French telco Orange, unveils country's first free coding school.

MainOne links with Facebook, Tizeti on internet connectivity project

MainOne links with Facebook, Tizeti on internet connectivity project

Partnership will leverage MainOne's fibre connectivity, Tizeti's twenty new solar-powered towers and Facebook's Express Wi-Fi.

Namibia's MTC pushes NAD$1,1 billion infrastructure investment

Namibia's MTC pushes NAD$1,1 billion infrastructure investment

Mobile operator has announced the upgrade of five new sites in the Oshana region from 3G to 4G capability.