Telkom adds MTN as roaming partner

Telkom customers now have access to three networks following the group’s recent addition of MTN as a roaming partner. Telkom operates a network of approximately 6 900 base stations & continues to expand this footprint. It entered into an agreement with...

BT secures global partnership with OneWeb

BT and OneWeb have agreed terms for a new Distribution Partner Agreement, with OneWeb to provide Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communication services across BT Group. This builds on an initial Memorandum of Understanding signed in July and means BT is testing how...

Telkom Kenya expands mobile data network with Ericsson, NEC XON

Telkom Kenya, the Helios Investment Partners and government of Kenya joint venture, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ericsson and NEC XON to add 2 000 wireless sites onto Telkom Kenya’s network by 2023. The approximately $100-million...

Internet speed tests are useful as a rough guide, says ISPA

Speed tests should be viewed only as rough guides to the quality of broadband connections, says the Internet Service Providers’ Association of SA (ISPA). An Internet speed test measures the connection speed – as well as the quality of the connected device...

Liquid, Orange partner on African networks

Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange has announced a new partnership to leverage each other’s existing networks in Africa. The partnership will give Liquid access to Orange’s network in West Africa, including the new Djoliba network, and will give...

These are the most favourable MEA countries for DCB growth

Analysts from Evina and Telecoming have developed the first Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) Index. This rating aims to provide market players with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the DCB business and its overall potential. Bahrain, Egypt, and Qatar lead...