17 May 2022

Mobile

MTN Ghana selects Tecnotree’s digital transformation suite

MTN Ghana has selected Finland-based Tecnotree’s digital transformation stack for enterprise and consumer operations, enabling the operator to meet enterprise market demand and provide augmented customer experiences at a reduced... more

Fixed Broadband

Play launches gigabit fibre via Nexera networks

Play has announced that it has launched 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) broadband connectivity via a wholesale agreement with Nexera, which is rolling out infrastructure as part of the Operational Programme Digital... more

GTS Telecom selects Ciena for network upgrade

GTS Telecom, an ITC service provider in Romania and member of the Deutsche Telekom group, has selected Ciena to upgrade its network from 10G to 100G across the country. Designed... more

E-Networks extends fibre backbone, LTE access networks

Guyanese ISP E-Networks has extended its fibre backbone network to Berbice, Linden and Essequibo, Kaieteur News reports. In addition, the operator has launched LTE-based fixed wireless broadband services in Kuru... more

INEA reaches 300,000 subs milestone

Polish ISP INEA has reached the 300,000 residential subscriptions milestone. The broadband provider – which has been owned by Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (MEIF5) since early-2018 – also serves... more

Sunrise UPC updates SFN partnership

Swiss full-service provider Sunrise UPC has expanded its existing partnership with Swiss Fibre Net (SFN) and under the updated cooperation deal the operator will have continued access to fibre-to-the-home (FTTH)... more

Corporate/Financial

Vodafone Group reports 4% year-on-year increase in revenue for FY22

UK-based Vodafone Group has published its financial results for the year ended 31 March 2022, posting a 4% year-on-year increase in total turnover, driven by service revenue growth in both... more

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners in exclusive WOW! takeover talks

Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners (MSIP) is in exclusive takeover talks with US cableco Wide Open West (WOW!), Bloomberg reports, citing people with knowledge of the matter. A transaction has not... more

Airtel Uganda asks for more time to list shares

Mobile operator Airtel Uganda has requested an extension to the deadline to complete the share listing which is required under its licence terms. All foreign owned holders of National Telecoms... more

DT raises OTE stake to 50%

Deutsche Telekom (DT) has increased its stake in voting rights in its Greek subsidiary Hellenic Telecommunications Organisation (OTE) to 50.00% via a share buy-back, the German giant disclosed in a... more

Turk Telekom licence extension to pave way for sale, report claims

A report from Bloomberg citing unnamed sources says that Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund – which completed its majority takeover of Turk Telekom (TT) early last month – is planning to... more