Airtel Uganda has announced the separation of Airtel Money from its telecom business in the country, transferring the money business to Airtel’s affiliate, Airtel Mobile Commerce Uganda Limited (“AMC Uganda”).
MTN Uganda and several members of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have signed an agreement that will advance network automation using TIP’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG).
MTN Nigeria plans to invest 640 billion naira (approximately US$1.5 billion) over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country, in line with the federal government’s 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan and in support of MTN Group’s strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
Ethiopia started a bidding process to sell a 40% stake in state operator Ethio Telecom to private investors as part of the government's broader plan to open up the economy of the Horn of Africa country.
MTN Group announced the appointment of Eliane Houphouet-Boigny as the CEO of MTN Guinea-Bissau, effective 1 July 2021. She becomes the latest woman to take the helm at an MTN operation.
Telecom Egypt’s WE will gain a profit of EGP 4.5 billion based on the agreement with Vodafone, said Ayman Essam, Head of External and Government Relations and Legal Affairs at Vodafone Egypt.
In Mozambique, mobile operator Vodacom has warned public operator Tmcel to suspend its mobile service interconnection service for dismissing the payment of a 600million meticais (9.5 million USD) bill.
Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments. This move would empower millions of South Africans in accessing the digital economy and making online transactions.
MTN Group is leveraging its expansive footprint across Africa to test and ultimately deploy Open RAN – an innovative technology that will enable it to launch new services more quickly, cost-effectively and seamlessly, supporting its strategy, Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
Orange Bissau inaugurates the first antenna in the village of Bijimita (Quinhamel sector) under the high patronage of the President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau Mr General Umaro Sissoco Embaló, and the presence of the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Orange Bissau, Ministers, Ambassadors, notables, and dignitaries of Guinea Bissau.