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CAR’s digital coin sale off to a slow start

The sale of Central African Republic’s first digital coin called Sango, got off to a slow start, with just over 5%...

MTN Cameroon taps Ligadata to implement new AI powered data platform

MTN Cameroon announced the adoption of a new data analytics and AI platform to drive its digital transformation plans with the...

Africa’s first Bitcoin adopter readies its own digital currency

The Central African Republic, which became the first country in Africa to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in April, is poised...

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...

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