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Saturday, Nov 16th

Uzi Zambia is country's fourth mobile phone operator

Uzi Zambia is country's fourth mobile phone operator

Communications and tech Industry regulator sayscompany has pledged to invest over US$350 million and create over 450 direct jobs.

Fibre ‘land grap’ underway in East, Southern Africa says SEACOM

Fibre 'land grab' underway in East, Southern Africa says SEACOM

Company is witnessing a rush to build fibre in metro areas, references developments in Kenya as an example for other African countries.

Poor connectivity knocks Zim's Vumba tourism

Poor connectivity knocks Zim's Vumba tourism

Visitors to Eastern Highlands region impacted by limited mobile and internet connectivity.

Ghana to issue second 4G spectrum license in June

Ghana to issue second 4G spectrum license in June

Pressure builds as competing operators look past price point and focus on opportunity.

Huawei Marine, PCCW link up on Africa submarine cable project

Huawei Marine, PCCW link up on Africa submarine cable project

Huawei's 12th submarine cable system deployed in Africa, is 700km and has a design capacity of 16Tbit/s.

Nokia, Orange announce Africa-focused 4G modernisation project

Nokia, Orange announce Africa-focused 4G modernisation project

Companies commit to 3-year plan, including dedicated West and Central Africa Support Centre.

MTN, ZTE partner tap into 5G in MEA

MTN, ZTE tap into 5G in MEA

Technology's viability being tested in Africa.

Lumitel ready to roll with 4G nationally

Burundi's Lumitel ready to roll with 4G nationally

Having launched its 4G service in 2016 in a limited number of regions, Burundi's dominant telco has announced it is ready for national rollout.

Kenya's Nairobi Garage opens exclusive Club Space

Kenya's Nairobi Garage opens exclusive Club Space

Tech-hub confirms expansion plans for the year.

Seacom boosts capacity with 100Gps Ethernet

Seacom boosts capacity with 100Gbps Ethernet

The pan-African telecom company says the deployment at its data centre core Points of Presence in Teraco, Johannesburg.

Azumi Mobile 'locks' in potential subscribers with PayJoy app

Azumi Mobile 'locks' in potential subscribers with PayJoy app

Partnership aims to secure early customer on-boarding, high potential for sale of devices and enhanced financial management.