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28 Nov 2023


Dialog Axiata 5G trial network attracts over 200,000 users

Mobile network operator (MNO) Dialog Axiata has announced (24 November) that more than 200,000 Sri Lankans have already joined its 5G trial network. In the release, the MNO noted that... more

Mattel launches Mauritania’s first 5G trial

Mauritanian cellco Mattel, which is backed by Tunisie Telecom, has launched a pilot 5G network in conjunction with equipment partner Huawei. The firm claims to be the first Mauritanian operator... more

MASMOVIL says 5G now available in 2,217 towns and cities

Grupo MASMOVIL (including Yoigo) has issued a press release on the progress of its 5G network rollout, noting that fifth-generation services are already available to 77% of the Spanish population.... more

Fixed Broadband

Tajikistan loosening international internet connectivity monopoly

Tajik telecoms regulator the Communication Service under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan (CS) has decided to allow two of the nation’s four mobile network operators, MegaFon Tajikistan and... more

ALIV’s FTTH rollout reaches 40,000 homes across New Providence

Bahamian mobile operator ALIV has revealed that its fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network now covers 40,000 homes across New Providence. Franklyn Butler, CEO of co-owner Cable Bahamas Limited (CBL), wrote in the... more


Orange Group confirms withdrawal from tender process for stake in Ethio Telecom

France’s Orange Group has withdrawn from the tender process being undertaken by the Ethiopian authorities for a 45% stake in local telecoms incumbent Ethio Telecom. According to Mobile World Live,... more

CADE approves sale of Phoenix Tower stake to Grain, BlackRock

The General Superintendence of the Administrative Council for Economic Defence (Conselho Administrativo de Defesa Economica, CADE) has approved – without restrictions – the sale of a minority stake in Phoenix... more

AXIAN Telecom sales up 15% in Q3

AXIAN Telecom, a pan-African telco group based in Madagascar, has reported revenues of USD269.0 million for the three months to 30 September 2023, up 15.2% from USD233.5 million in the... more

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