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World Mobile launches free internet project in Zanzibar

Blockchain network operator World Mobile has announced the launch of free connectivity to Wi-Fi internet in partnership with the eGovernment Agency...

5 fibre trends to lookout for in 2022

If there is anything that 2021 has taught us, it is that you cannot take anything for granted. The local fibre...

Megan Nicholas appointed Managing Director for MTN Supersonic

MTN South Africa has appointed Megan Nicholas to the position of Managing Director for MTN Supersonic, the network provider’s fibre and...

Kenya Power plans to connect rural homes with high-speed Internet

State utility firm Kenya Power, is looking to capitalise on the rapidly increasing mobile data use in the country by connecting...

Tanzanian ISP Raha gets new CEO

Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a business of Cassava Technologies, has announced the appointment of Denny Marandure as the new Chief Executive Officer...

SA’s Openserve becomes landing partner for Google’s Equiano cable

As demand for connectivity in South Africa grows, Telkom's fibre company Openserve, has joined hands with Google as a landing partner...

MainOne backs Ivorian ISP with improved capacity

MainOne, a West African connectivity and data centre solutions provider, has announced the upgrading of Ivorian Internet service provider (ISP), VIPNET’s...

Vodacom Group bids for CIVH’s fibre assets

Vodacom Group has announced plans to acquire a 30% co-controlling strategic stake in Community Investment Ventures Holdings’ (CIVH) fibre assets.

Liquid establishes a new internet transit route from Asia to USA via Africa

Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has launched its shortest terrestrial fibre route between the East to the West coasts of...

Djibouti Telecom builds new submarine cable landing station

Djibouti Telecom, has announced it has begun construction of new submarine cable landing station (CLS) Djibouti City. The...

SEACOM announces 100 Gbps upgrade for its IP network

Fibre-led telecoms provider SEACOM, has announced a 100 Gbps upgrade for its IP network. The company says the...

Manelisa Mavuso appointed new Managing Director for Mweb

Manelisa Mavuso, has been appointed the new Managing Director of South African internet service provider (ISP) Mweb, with immediate effect.

SA’s ISPs want to compete with mobile networks

The overwhelming majority of South Africans access the Internet using mobile devices and thus the cost of mobile data has a...

Tony Tugee resigns from SEACOM

SEACOM has announced that its Regional Managing Director for East and North East Africa, Tonny Tugee, has resigned.

2Africa subsea cable system becomes longest in the World

The 2Africa consortium, has announced the addition of a new subsea cable segment - the 2Africa PEARLS branch - extending to...

Vodafone, ITU in alliance to connect 3.4 billion people to the internet by 2030

Telecoms operator, Vodafone Group and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a UN arm, have launched a new initiative, to address the...

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MTN Mobile Money Uganda appoints new Managing director

MTN Mobile Money Uganda, a subsidiary of MTN Uganda Limited, has announced the appointment of Richard Yego as its Managing Director...

Netflix injects $1 million towards scholarships in Africa

The world’s leading entertainment streaming service, Netflix, has committed US$1 million towards the newly-established Netflix Creative Equity Scholarship Fund (CESF) for film...

Kenyan eCommerce firm Copia raises $50 million Africa expansion

Kenyan-based mobile commerce platform and goods distributor Copia Global has raised $50 million from investors to fund its expansion into the...

BCX recognised as a top employer

South African-based ICT company BCX has announced that it has been certified as a top employer in 2022, by the Top...

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