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MTN Cameroon turns to renewable energy to power rural sites

Mobile network operator, MTN Cameroon has signed an agreement with the country’s Rural Electrification Agency (AER) to supply its rural sites...

Cameroon, Congo fibre network goes live

The Central African Backbone (CAB) project, a 347 km terrestrial fibre optic cable linking the Republic of the Congo and Cameroon...

Commvault appoints new Exec for West and Central Africa

Global data protection and information management solutions provider Commvault, has announced the appointment of Rasheed Jimoh as Senior Director for West...

Gilat and Intelsat selected for satellite backhaul services in DRC

Gilat Satellite Networks, together with Intelsat, have been selected in a multimillion-dollar deal to provide the satellite cellular backhaul solution for...

Central African Republic adopts Bitcoin as legal tender

The Central African Republic has announced the adoption of bitcoin as an official currency, becoming the first country in Africa and...

MTN Cameroon and Camtel sign national roaming deal to expand coverage

MTN Cameroon and Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel), have signed a strategic national network roaming agreement which will see Camtel expand 2G/3G and...

Telecom operator Paratus expands into DRC

Paratus Group has announced its expansion into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In a statement the company...

MTN Cameroon accelerates digitalization with MTN Fusion

Telecoms operator, MTN Cameroon, has announced deployment of MTN Fusion, a partnership development programme between the telco, and companies initiated in...

NuRAN Wireless secures $15 million loan to cover Cameroon, DRC projects expenditure

NuRAN Wireless Inc., a specialist rural telecommunications company, has announced a $15 million loan facility agreement with a development finance institution...

Africell DRC to locally assemble feature phones

African telecoms operator Africell, has announced that from January 2022, it will begin assembling up to 30,000 of its Afriphone handsets...

MTN and CAMTEL sign national roaming deal

MTN Cameroon and Cameroon Telecommunications (CAMTEL) have announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the implementation of national...

Liquid rolls out high-speed internet between Kinshasa and Brazzaville

Pan African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has announced it has established a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic...

MTN Cameroon applies for licence to deploy 5G

MTN Cameroon has applied for a licence from the Telecommunications Regulatory Board (Agence de Regulation des Telecommunications, ART), to deploy 5G technology...

DRC’s Mining Company Katanga selects Speedcast for satellite connectivity

Speedcast, a communications and IT services provider has been selected by Mining Company Katanga (MCK Sarl) of the Democratic Republic of...

CAMPOST, VYZYO in alliance to boost financial inclusion in Cameroon

A commercial agreement has been signed between VYZYO a mobile financial technology company and Cameroon’s national provider of postal and financial services...

Liquid partners Facebook to build 2000 km fibre network across DRC

Liquid Intelligent Technologies has signed a deal with Facebook to build an expansive long haul and metro fibre network in the Democratic...

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Vertiv shuffles EMEA leadership team

Critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions provider Vertiv, has announced changes to its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) senior leadership...

Leveraging IoT with prefabricated edge datacentres

With many organisations moving from a centralised approach to data management towards a more distributed model, IoT-generated data is moving closer...

MTN SA Foundation launches inaugural MTN Women in Digital Business Challenge

The MTN SA Foundation has announced a R1 million commitment to enable innovation, entrepreneurship, and job creation for women in the...

MTN Nigeria partners mobility tech firm to reward good driving

MTN Nigeria, has partnered with ETAP, a mobility technology company that creates solutions and incentives to improve the automotive experience, to...

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