Felix Mutati, minister of technology and science, has announced that MTN Zambia will officially launch the 5G network, a move that forms part of the government’s digital transformation agenda.
Orange and Vanu will deploy an innovative model that will allow for a “win-win” partnering for both companies by sharing mutual opportunities. They will be using the latest mobile technology to accelerate the development of digital projects in healthcare, agriculture, education and financial services, among others. This will help to improve the overall Orange customer experience, and Vanu, with its expertise, will facilitate the rollout of sites in uncovered areas of Côte d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso and Liberia.
In a deal valued at around 356.8 million Ugandan shillings, Uganda Telecommunications Corporation Limited (UTCL) has completed the takeover of Uganda Telecom Limited (UTL), which has been experiencing difficulties over the past few years.
Etisalat Egypt by e& signed an agreement with Solariz Egypt, a leading company in solar energy production, with the aim of converting the mobile towers in Egypt to work with solar power towers. This comes within Etisalat Egypt’s strategy to utilize the latest technologies that adopt clean and renewable energy, paving the way for a clean, sustainable future.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) plans to hold a new 5G spectrum auction in December, and MTN Nigeria requested to participate at the stakeholder engagement forum on the information memorandum (IM).
The Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has awarded an MVNO license to Dolphin Telecoms, which aims to become the country’s first successful reseller after other attempts to launch an MVNO failed to get off the ground.
Orange Botswana is the first Orange affiliate to launch 5G, with coverage of 30% of the population, including greater Gaborone and Francistown. Other cities will follow in early 2023.
As companies across Africa accelerate their digital transformation, China Mobile International (CMI) works with partners to build infrastructure and services to advance connectivity and help shape a brighter digital future.
Intelsat, one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks and a leading provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), has been chosen by MTN, a multinational telecommunications group offering cellular network access and business solutions, to further the company’s leadership while meeting the demand for broadband in remote areas of South Sudan.
The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Amr Talaat, inaugurated “Red2Med,” a new submarine cable of Telecom Egypt, accompanied by the Red Sea Governor, Amr Hanafi, and Adel Hamed, Telecom Egypt CEO and managing director.