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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...

Liquid deploys 2,500km fibre network to DRC

Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has announced the expansion of its fibre network to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with the deployment of...

Vodacom, Mondia launch distinctive maternal health service in DRC

Telecoms operator Vodacom DRC, and Mondia, a mobile technology have launched the Mum and Baby maternal health service across the Democratic Republic...

Connectivity challenges in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The telecommunications sector in any country is considered one of the economy’s main pillars and sources of income. However, many factors can...

DRC President to directly manage the country’s digital development

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi has announced plans to directly manage the development of the country’s digital economy himself,...

Vertiv signs Distribution pact with Fajoba Group

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure has announced a distribution partnership with the Fajoba Group, a technology solutions provider for...

Free Mobile roaming in CEMAC region from 2021

The Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) has approved plans to eliminate roaming charges for mobile users travelling between member states,...

SES, Gilat Partner to restore internet connectivity in DRC

High-performance internet connectivity was restored in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) within just four days after the West Africa Cable System (WACS) undersea...

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