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Africa telecom leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities

Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers,

Could a possible Airtel exit usher Orange back in Uganda?

While an Airtel exit in Africa hasn't been acknowledged by the company, some analysts believe this option is not yet off the table. Airtel is facing a tough time in it home turf resulting from the launch of Reliance Jio in India, that has undercut the second largest telecom in the world registering over 70 million subscribers in a period no less than 6 months. Surprised? Yeah you must be and these are believed to have defected from other operators.

The state of mobile data network speeds in East Africa: Tanzania...

The hot-off-the-press 'State of Mobile Networks: East Africa' report is our first look at the Great lake's region mobile networking landscape using Open Signal.

Orange finalizes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone

Orange announces today that, together with its Senegal-based partner Sonatel, it has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone. Since the signature of an agreement with Bharti Airtel International (Netherlands) BV (“Airtel”) in January 2016, Orange has obtained all the official approbations necessary to complete this transaction.

Orange rolls out Orange Money between Africa and France

Orange Money is available in Metropolitan France. This service is offered to Orange mobile subscribers in France and enables them to transfer money via their mobile to other Orange Money customers in Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Senegal, and within Metropolitan France.

Orange launches 6th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in...

Orange is launching a call for candidates for the 2016 Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. The Orange Social Venture Prize, which aims to encourage start-ups that use innovation to fuel development on the African continent, is being extended to the Middle East and, this year, includes a Special Cultural