TELECOMS

IHS Towers wins Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year award

IHS Towers wins Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year award

IHS Towers has won the 2016 Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year Award at Africa’s Information Technology & Telecom Awards (AITTA).  Read More

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MTN Ghana triumphs with six GITTA awardsMTN Ghana triumphs with six GITTA awards MTN Ghana overwhelmed competitors at this year’s Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA) night ...
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Airtel Ghana CEO named Telecom CEO of the YearAirtel Ghana CEO named Telecom CEO of the Year Lucy Quist, the multiple award winning Managing Director of Airtel Ghana, has been crowned the Telecom ...
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Nokia aims to make Ghana’s ICT market more dynamicNokia aims to make Ghana’s ICT market more dynamic Nokia says the introduction of its first innovation road show in Ghana is geared towards offering ...
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Wednesday 18 May

Again, NCC’s 2.6GHz spectrum auctions fall through

NIGERIA
The planned 2.6 gigahertz (GHz) spectrum auction scheduled by Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) may have fallen through.»
Tuesday 17 May

Government rules out OTT regulation in Ghana

GHANA
Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Communication, Ato Sarpong, has told key industry players in Accra that the government has no intention of regulating over-the-top operations in the country. »
Monday 16 May

CTO chief seeks judicious spectrum valuation by African regulators

NIGERIA
The Secretary-General of the CTO has advised African telecoms regulators to apportion appropriate value to spectrum.»
Thursday 12 May

NCA to review the impact of OTT services on Ghana’s Telecom Industry

GHANA
The National Communication Authority (NCA) has said in a statement that it will review the OTT services situation and will in due course take decisions for an enabling regulatory environment that will benefit all stakeholders. »
Friday 6 May

Airtel warns on recruitment scam

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has issued a statement warning the public about a scam claiming the company is offering part-time jobs.»
Thursday 5 May

Airtel divests telecoms tower assets in DRC to Helios Towers Africa

Bharti Airtel International and Helios Towers Africa have announced an agreement for the divestment of approximately 950 telecoms towers in the DRC from Airtel to Helois Towers Africa. »
Thursday 5 May

Bharti Airtel announces new MD for Uganda

UGANDA
Bharti Airtel has announced the appointment of Anwar Soussa as the Managing Director of Airtel Uganda, with effect from 1 June 2016.   »
Tuesday 3 May

Airtel opens new service outlet in Lagos

NIGERIA
Airtel Nigeria, has opened a new service outlet, 'Expo Centre' at 47 Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.»
Friday 29 Apr

Mayor opens new ICT shop

BOTSWANA
Her Worship the Mayor of Francistown has opened the doors of a new ICT initiative in Francistown, in the form of a shop from the country’s leading mobile communications provider, Mascom.  »
Thursday 28 Apr

Africell, Airtel on collision course over cable

UGANDA
Uganda’s Africell is set for a legal battle with Airtel as the two trade accusations over the theft of fibre optic cables.»
Monday 25 Apr

Vodacom coasts home with two industry awards

NIGERIA
Vodacom Business Nigeria has won two prestigious awards at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards ceremony.»
Sunday 24 Apr

Nigeria satellite resources to boost economic growth

NIGERIA
The Management of NigComSat says Nigeria’s satellite resources are primed to help the nation in accelerating robust ICT infrastructure to boost economic development for the country.»
Saturday 23 Apr

NCC chief urges Fed Govt to relax forex policy

NIGERIA
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has urged the Federal Government to consider relaxing its forex policy for telecommunications companies.»
Thursday 21 Apr

Orange completes Tigo acquisition in DRC

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Less than three months after signing an agreement with Millicom, Orange has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).»
Thursday 21 Apr

No deal with MTN on fine, says ComTech minister

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Communications Technology Minister says no concrete deal has been sealed in respect of the fine imposed on MTN.»
Thursday 21 Apr

Vodafone Ghana to reward whistleblowers on cable theft

GHANA
Vodafone Ghana is enlisting the help of the general public to help curb cable theft across the country.»

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