Finance house buys stake in Liquid Telecom

21 May 2019

Pan-African firm Liquid Telecom has completed a deal with CDC Group, which will see the development finance house become an eight per cent shareholder in the operator for a USD180m investment.

CDC, formerly known as the Commonwealth Development Corporation, is owned by the British government and it is focused on investments in Asia and Africa.

 

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Angola loses 800,000 mobile users in four years

16 May 2019

Angola’s two mobile telecommunications operators lost approximately 800,000 users from 2014-2018, the chief executive of the Angolan Communications Institute (INACOM) announced.

António Moniz Gonçalves said that the number of users fell from 14 million in 2014 to 13 million in 2016.

 

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Zambia sees spike in mobile internet usage

16 May 2019

According to statistics, the number of users has risen to almost 10 million

According to statistics, the number of users has risen to almost 10 million

Zambia’s regulator has reported a sharp rise in the number of mobile internet users.

According to the latest statistics made public by Zambia Information and Communications Technology Authority (ZICTA), the number has increased by approximately two million to reach close to 10 million people from 7,910,995 in just over three months.

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Telecom Namibia upgrades products

16 May 2019

Telecom Namibia has upgraded its Speedlink broadband products as of April 1st 2019.

The free service was launched as a promotion, with a view to making it permanent. The company is introducing a minimum download speed of 2 megabits per second (mb/s) as the entry-level package nationwide to improve the broadband internet experience and doing away with the 1mb/s package.

 

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