Africell planning major DRC network expansion

22 Oct 2021

UK-headquartered, US-backed telecom group Africell has confirmed plans to expand its network footprint in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Agence Ecofin cites the group’s Chief Investment Officer Ian Paterson as saying that the company is planning ‘a huge expansion of our network’, claiming that the cellco will double the size of its network footprint. According to the official, development will focus on the east of the country, but will also include Kikwit, Bandundu and Kasai (located in the central/western regions of the nation).

Congo, Dem. Rep., Africell DRC