Nokia: private wireless networks on the up

17 June 2024

Nokia’s 2024 Industrial Digitalisation Report highlights that all 100 interviewed early adopters are using private wireless networks in additional locations or have expanded their use by launching more use cases in existing locations.

The Nokia report and related survey was conducted by GlobalData to gauge industry progress and return on investment (ROI) among private wireless early adopters in the manufacturing, transportation, and energy industries.

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Safaricom Ethiopia launches in Tigray

14 June 2024

Safaricom Ethiopia has announced the launch of its commercial activities in the Tigray region.

The company will now provide Tigrayans with its mobile phone, internet, SMS and mobile money services (via M-Pesa).

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Sonatel launches 5G offers

14 June 2024

Sonatel (Orange) has launched 5G mobile offers in Senegal, offering ‘instant download and streaming speeds, as well as increased responsiveness for real-time applications, such as online gaming, virtual reality, telemedicine, e-education and more others.’

Sonatel's 5G network currently covers Dakar, Thiès, Saint-Louis, Diourbel, Kaolack and Louga, with 176 sites deployed. The company intends to extend the coverage of the latest generation mobile network to the entire Dakar region by the end of 2024.

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MTN Congo targets education and empowerment

06 June 2024

Under the theme 'Learn today, lead tomorrow,' MTN Congo has launched the 17th edition of the 21 Days of y'ello Care program in partnership with the Ministry of Health. 

The 2024 initiative will run throughout June 2024 and aims to address persistent educational disparities faced by communities living in rural areas. This special edition reiterates MTN’s unwavering commitment to driving innovation, connectivity and impactful social initiatives across the African continent over the past three decades.

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