Airtel Africa PLC and Helios Towers PLC on Friday said that they closed the sale of Airtel Africa’s telecommunications tower company in Malawi to Helios Tower. The sale of Airtel A[...]
Many telecom operators on the continent are moving towards asset relief models by entering into sale-leaseback agreements for telecom towers with specialized companies. The tower s[...]
Human settlements minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has accused partially state-owned Telkom of holding South Africa to ransom through its court actions over the country’s high-demand spec[...]
Demand for African developers is at an all-time high and international companies are recruiting African developers at record rates according to tech giant Google’s “Africa Develope[...]
The UK wants to introduce further laws to ensure our telecoms sector does exactly what it’s ordered to do by US sanctions against Huawei. Specifically the Department for Digital, C[...]
Orange Botswana has invited non-governmental organisations to support the roll out of Digital Centres mandated to empower female technologists and entrepreneurs. The company has se[...]
Communications regulator Icasa has vetted and approved all six companies that have bid to take part in next month’s radio frequency spectrum auction for mobile broadband services. [...]
US tech players Qualcomm and Hewlett Packard Enterprise are teaming up to make OpenRAN-optimised 5G virtualized distributed units. There doesn’t seem to be any new technology invol[...]
Telecoms operators in the US have submitted applications for funding to replace network equipment from Chinese vendors to the tune of $5.6 billion. The Federal Communications Commi[...]
Ugandan fixed and mobile operator Smile Communications has reportedly been offline for several days, with the parent company moving to secure additional funding. The telco’s last p[...]