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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.

Zain signs $250mn Islamic loan.

Zain signs $250mn Islamic loan

Three Gulf banks provide funding for mobile network that has Mideast, African operations.

Telecom Egypt mobile licence price pegged at $360mn.

Telecom Egypt mobile licence price pegged at $360mn

Fixed line operator planning to join the country’s three other existing mobile networks.