MTN Ghana Dominates the Telecommunications Space According to Latest Data by the NCA

Posted by - February 3, 2020

According to the latest data by the National Communications Authority (NCA), MTN Ghana is still the leading telecom operator in terms of number of subscribers. According to the NCA, MTN Ghana has a 53.54% market share with 21,463,215 active subscribers in October 2019. Vodafone is currently the second with 23.27% market share with 9,328,713 subscribers.

Safaricom Beats Zuku Internet for First Time

Posted by - December 30, 2019

Safaricom has overtaken Wananchi Group-owned Zuku in fixed internet connections and now controls 34 per cent of the market, latest data shows. The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) in its report for the first three months to September shows that the giant telco had 154,603 fixed home and office connections, edging out Zuku, which has

Israel Launches Satellite to Boost Internet Connectivity in Africa

Posted by - August 14, 2019

Israel is helping Africa connect to the rest of the world through a new satellite soaring into space. It’s Spacecom successfully launched “Amos-17”, a state-of-art satellite on a mission to provide communication services to Africa, into orbit from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Tuesday night, according to a press release. It said Amos-17

Airtel Deepens Internet Connectivity with Broadband Package

Posted by - August 8, 2019

Airtel Nigeria has taken step to deepen broadband connectivity in homes and offices across the country as it announced the rollout of its broadband value offering. The telco said the launch of its Home Broadband offerings rides on its expansive and modernised 4G network, which has been deployed in over 130 cities and towns across

MTN Rwanda, Airtel join forces to drive up internet uptake in Rwanda

Posted by - July 16, 2019

The two telecom operators will leverage the initiative to promote digital inclusion in the country, and it is the first commitment on digital inclusion in Africa under the GSMA’s ‘We Care’ programme. Mobile network operators, MTN Rwanda and Airtel Rwanda, have entered partnership to launch “We Care”, a new initiative aimed at driving the fast

India Offers Nigeria $100m Loan for Rural Internet

Posted by - July 15, 2019

Nigeria’s aspiration for universal internet coverage has received a boost with the materialisation of a $100 million loan from the Government of India. The facility arranged by the EXIM Bank of India is the result of a close collaboration between the India High Commission in Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Communications. The deal was

AirtelTigo partners Huawei on US$30M network modernization project for customers to enjoy better Internet experience

Posted by - June 24, 2019

Telecom operator AirtelTigo is partnering with Huawei Technologies on a US$30 million network modernization project aimed to provide faster internet experience to customers. Through this partnership, AirtelTigo is living up to its brand promise of making life simple with continued network investments for its customers to enjoy enhanced internet connectivity. The project, which has been

Africa’s Top 10 Fastest Internet Speeds

Posted by - March 26, 2019

Madagascar, one of world’s poorest countries, has the fastest broadband internet speed in Africa and has average speeds much faster than some of the world’s wealthiest nations, according to a broadband speed league table from UK analytics firm Cable, which collects data from 200 countries. At 24.9 megabits per second, Madagascar’s broadband speed is more