21 February 2024
The Ghanaian government plans to construct and implement 1,006 telecom sites in 2024 to improve mobile service coverage in the country, especially in rural areas.
These telecom sites are part of the ‘Ghana Rural Telephony and Digital Inclusion’ project unveiled in November 2020 by the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) to reduce the digital divide by strengthening basic telephony services in rural areas.Find out more
16 February 2024
IHS Cameroon has committed to build 10 digital kiosks in the North West and South West regions of Cameroon by 2025, with five in each region.
The initiative, ‘Tower Kiosk by IHS Cameroon,’ was launched recently with the deployment of three of the 10 kiosks in the localities of Idenau, Santa and Tombel.Find out more
14 February 2024
Africell Gambia has launched 5G; ultra broadband is currently available in Banjul, Fajara, Kairaba Avenue, Senegambia and Brusubi.
Africell is the second Gambian operator to launch 5G after QCell in June 2023.Find out more
13 February 2024
Avanti Communications has welcomed Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch MP, the UK Secretary of State for Business and Trade, President of the Board of Trade, and Minister for Women and Equalities and Helen Grant MP, the UK Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria, to Lagos for a special meeting at its office in Ikoyi.
The meeting with the UK Government dignitaries, which took place on February 12th, was scheduled to discuss Avanti’s work across the country in the areas of rural connectivity and education.