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Avanti, iWayAfrica deal taps satellite broadband stakes

iWayAfrica, a pan-African telecoms service provider says it is spreading its wings to provide satellite broadband services across Sub-Saharan Africa. This followed a pact with Avanti Communications Group, a leading satellite operator and provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Avanti has signed a HYLAS 4 Master Distributor contract […]

MTN Group: Why we clicked African broaband pact with Liquid Telecom

FinTech companies pose no threat to banks, Ovia says

The upsurge in the entry of companies into the FinTech sector poses no threat to the banking sector, Jim Ovia, Chairman of Zenith Bank, a leading Nigerian financial institution says. Ovia believes that contrary to popular assumptions, FinTech is not a threat to the banking institutions but rather sees, he sees a strategic partnership to better […]

Updated: President Jonathan issues Nigeria’s Digital Dividend spectrum to Adenuga

MainOne in $20m deal to extend cable to Cote D’Ivoire

MainOne, a connectivity and data centre solutions company says its investing $20m to expand its undersea cable footprint in West Africa after securing a licence in Cote D’Ivoire. The tech company  says it has  received the C1B license  from Bruno Koné, the country’s Minister for Communication, Digital Economy and Postal Services to land its trans-Atlantic submarine cable and […]

Fixed Wireless Access licences expire in June