Bayobab, a subsidiary of MTN, has secured a contract to manage, operate and maintain the national fiber infrastructure in the Central African Republic (CAR). The official signing of the contract involved the Minister for Posts and Telecommunications, Justin Gourna Zacko, and Bayobab's Chairman and CEO, Frederic Schepens. This public-private partnership has an initial term length of 15 months.

Under this agreement, Bayobab will provide wholesale internet services to multiple operators in the CAR market, including Moov Africa Centrafrique, Orange Centrafrique, Socatel and Telecel-RCA. The primary goal is to improve the quality of broadband services while making internet access more affordable for consumers.

The contract with Bayobab, as part of the Central African Backbone Project (CAB-RCA), aims to enhance internet connectivity and communication capabilities in the Central African Republic. This partnership represents a significant step forward in improving digital connectivity, promoting economic growth, and delivering reliable and affordable services to the population.

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