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MTN and Huawei conduct Africa's first 5G field trial

MTN and Huawei conduct Africa's first 5G field trial

Trial in South Africa's capital city earlier today achieved speeds of 520Mbps downlink and 77Mbps uplink respectively.

Airtel secures Niger Republic's first 4G license

Airtel secures Niger Republic's first 4G license

Operator shares govt's belief that 4G services will revitalise the sector and improve digital services.

Congo, Gabon launch interconnected fibre optic network

Congo, Gabon launch interconnected fibre optic network

Development considered a major landmark for the Central African backbone project.

Huawei to build Glo2 fibre cable in Nigeria

Huawei to build Glo2 fibre cable in Nigeria

850km long cable will have a capacity of 12Tbps and link up all oil platforms in the region.

Central African Republic's €33.3m fibre network project underway

Central African Republic's €33.3m fibre network project underway

President Faustin-Archange Touadéra oversees official launch ceremony.

Algeria progresses on new submarine cable connectivity project

Algeria progresses on new submarine cable connectivity project

Phased approach to leveraging Alger-Oran-Valencia (Orval) and Annaba-USA cables.

South Sudan’s Vivacell shut down

South Sudan's Vivacell shut down

Action reportedly taken over US$60 million tax dispute.

Cisco tweaks Spark, WebEx to intensify cloud collaboration strategy

Cisco tweaks Spark, WebEx to intensify cloud collaboration strategy

Executives say cloud agnostic approach is best suited to support ecosystem partners in cloud service delivery.

Local graduates bag Huawei's technical certification

Local graduates bag Huawei's technical certification

Graduates from local universities were presented with certifications for Huawei Certified Networking.

'Be vehicles for innovation, not just channels to sell' urges Cisco

'Be vehicles for innovation, not just channels to sell' urges Cisco

Partners in emerging markets have unique opportunity to address redundancy issues and innovate on-top of enterprise software firm's platform.

Operators race to boost 4G, fibre optic access in Togo

Operators race to boost 4G, fibre optic access in Togo

Companies look to secure market share in local telecoms space.