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Free Facebook access for Tigo Tanzania customers.

Free Facebook access for Tigo Tanzania customers

Move to boost usage of the social networking service in the East African country.

Vimpelcom resolves Algeria row with $2.6bn stake sale.

Vimpelcom resolves Algeria row with $2.6bn stake sale

The deal is expected to help Vimpelcom reduce its gross debt by $4 billion.

Huawei starts building 169 base stations in Zambia.

Huawei starts building 169 base stations in Zambia

Chinese telecommunications giant kicks off project, which is expected to completed by October.

Kenya’s fixed line phone market continues downward slide.

Kenya’s fixed line phone market continues downward slide

Number of connections fall again, says the Communications Commission of Kenya.

Orange opening SADC warehouse in May.

Orange opening SADC warehouse in May

Telecoms company looks to boost product delivery times in markets the region.

MTN introduces contact sharing tech in Uganda.

MTN introduces contact sharing tech in Uganda

Service dubbed ‘ContactXchange’ makes it easier to quickly share info after finishing a call.

Telecom Egypt announces dividend on back of $425mn profit.

Telecom Egypt announces dividend on back of $425mn profit

Fixed line monopoly operator offers lower dividend than last year, despite higher profits.

WhatsApp a threat to telcos, says Zimbabwe’s NetOne.

WhatsApp a threat to telcos, says Zimbabwe’s NetOne

Managing director of the company, Reward Kangai, talks of the ‘over-the-top’ threat.

Nigeria exaggerates its telecom subscriber numbers stats.

‘Nigeria exaggerates its telecom subscriber numbers stats’

Expert wants change in measurement methods by the Nigerian Communications Commission.

Telecoms boom helps Nigeria become Africa’s biggest economy.

Telecoms boom helps Nigeria become Africa’s biggest economy

Sector, which has over 100 million mobile users, contributes 8.6% towards revised GDP figures.

Safaricom withdraws from yuMobile acquisition deal.

Safaricom withdraws from yuMobile acquisition deal

Kenya’s biggest mobile operator is no longer in the running to acquire the yuMobile’s assets.