Orange launches in Sierra Leone.

Orange launches in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invetsed US$33M in its network.

Monday, Oct 23rd

Etisalat Misr, Ericsson sign Egypt network deal

Etisalat Misr, Ericsson sign Egypt network deal

Four-year contract comes days after mobile operator marked the launch of 4G services in the North African country.

Egypt rakes in over US$1bn through 4G licenses

Egypt rakes in over US$1bn through 4G licenses

ICT ministry says cash injection from four telcos granted 4G licenses will be transferred to state treasury.

Vodafone Egypt inks service agreement with Ericsson.

Vodafone Egypt inks service agreement with Ericsson

Three-year deal aimed at boosting connectivity and network quality coverage in Cairo.

Will global tripartite ICT agreement pay off for Egypt?

Will global tripartite ICT agreement pay off for Egypt?

Inaugural steering committee meeting underway in Cyprus, attended by representatives from Egypt, Cyprus and Greece.

Orange co-financing Sea-Me-We 5 cable connecting through Djibouti, Egypt.

Orange co-financing Sea-Me-We 5 cable connecting through Djibouti, Egypt

Construction of the high-speed network is expected to be completed by end of 2016.

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa partners with Egyptian Bank and Post Office for financial inclusion

Visa will offer technological expertise according to newly signed tripartite agreement overseen by Egypt's ICT Minister.

Egypt internet down after cable fire.

Egypt internet down after cable fire

The internet cut has affected the workflow of banks in the North African country.

Telecom Egypt commits to govt connectivity project

Telecom Egypt commits to govt connectivity project

Agreement with Kafr El-Sheikh governorate is the first in the planned modernisation of connectivity infrastructure across Egypt's administrative divisions.

‘Ship to pay Telecom Egypt $12.5mn in cable damages.’

‘Ship to pay Telecom Egypt $12.5mn in cable damages’

Oil tanker ‘B-Elephant’ accidently cut two subsea internet cables in March 2013.

Egypt to train 1500 fibre-optic network specialists

Egypt to train 1500 fibre-optic network specialists

Newly launched training programme aims to support national projects that rely on fibre-optic networks.

Asia Africa Europe-1 broadband cable deal reached.

Asia Africa Europe-1 broadband cable deal reached

Work expected to be carried out by the AAE-1 consortium on the 25,000 km network.