The highest decision-making body of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has opened with delegates from around the world pursuing digital cooperation and transformation for the greater good.
The new iPhone 14 lineup is coming, but Brazilians may not be able to get it in the country.
Umar Danbatta, executive vice president of NCC, revealed at an interactive meeting on the 2023-2025 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF-FSP) that the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is expected to earn over N500 billion for the Federal Government in 2023 through the auctioning of the 5G spectrum.
In the second quarter of 2022, ICT contributed 18.44 % to Nigeria's real gross domestic product (GDP), and this percentage is higher than the 17.92% and 16.20 % recorded respectively during the same periods in 2020 and 2021.
South Sudan and Djibouti signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to connect fiber optic cable running from Djibouti through Ethiopia to Juba.
Cassava Technologies Group's data center construction and operations subsidiary, Africa Data Centers (ADC), has received a US$83 million disbursement from the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Development Finance Agency (DFC). This disbursement is part of a US$300 million commitment, which will expand the company's South African data center network.
Network International (Network), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has been selected as a payment and technology partner for one of the leading Sudanese banks in the UAE, El Nilein Bank.
The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Tunisia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Switzerland, Ambassador Sabri Bachtobji, has formally presented to the ITU Secretary General, Mr. Houlin Zhao, the Tunisian Government nomination and full support to Dr. Bilel Jamoussi for the post of Director of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the ITU.
Communications Minister, Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, proposed a roadmap for shutting down South Africa’s 2G and 3G networks by 2025. The plan appears in a draft policy for the next-generation radio frequency spectrum.
The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) announced the awarding of the country's third telecom license to Malcel Plc. The new operator plans to enter the national telecom market next year. If successful, it will compete against Airtel Malawi and Telecom Network Malawi (TNM). In addition to mobile telephony, the new company plans to provide mobile financial services through its MCASH platform.