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2Africa becomes world’s longest subsea cable system

The 2Africa consortium says the latest extension will bring the total length of the cable system to over 45 000km, making it the longest subsea cable system.

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Global initiative to give 3.4bn access to smartphones

The Vodafone and ITU project will identify policy, commercial and circular-economy interventions to increase smartphone access.

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Aug 16, 2021

Four new branches added to 2Africa submarine cable

The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, Comoros Islands and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria.

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Jun 30, 2021

MWC 2021: Mobile industry players commit to support 5G mmWave

The companies announce their collective support for the next-gen technology to drive availability of 5G mmWave networks.

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Ethiopia sets new date for telecoms licences bids

The deadline has now been shifted from 5 March 2021 to 26 April 2021, as the country opens up its telecommunications industry to private investment.

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Apr 12, 2021

Vodacom, AUDA-NEPAD to roll out digital tech for COVID-19 vaccinations

Digital infrastructure to manage vaccinations across 55 countries.

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May 14, 2020

New massive subsea cable 2Africa to connect Africa, Middle East

The 37 000km-long 2Africa cable will deliver more than the total combined capacity of all subsea cables serving Africa today.

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Apr 6, 2020

Vodacom, Safaricom conclude M-Pesa brand takeover deal

The transaction will accelerate M-Pesa’s growth in Africa by giving both Vodacom and Safaricom full control of the M-Pesa brand.

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Jan 23, 2020

Vodafone urges Africa to invest in digital infrastructure

African countries lag in important decisions on allocating radio spectrum for mobile data and broadband services, says Vodafone CEO Nick Read.

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GSMA sets up lab for innovative tech solutions

The London-based lab is aimed at conducting research, testing and development of innovative technologies of the future.

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Jul 17, 2019

GSMA, Vodafone and GIFEC Partner to Deliver Connectivity to Rural Communities

Pioneering Project Will Deliver Mobile Internet Connectivity to Unconnected Communities in Ghana

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May 24, 2019

Vodacom, Safaricom take over M-Pesa brand

South African telco Vodacom and Kenya’s Safaricom are in the process of acquiring the M-Pesa brand from Vodafone.

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