Safaricom and parent Vodacom Group plan a joint bid for an Ethiopian telecommunications licence that they expect to cost as much as R15-billion.
Ethiopia may give up majority control over its telecommunications monopoly in a second phase of privatisation once it’s sold 49% of the company next year.
Orange is considering a bid for a minority stake in Ethiopia’s state-owned phone monopoly as Africa’s second most populous country prepares to welcome foreign telecommunications investors for the first time.
As Huawei’s battles in the US snare its founder’s daughter, a new front is opening up across the Atlantic – in France.
South Africa’s MTN Group and France’s Orange announced this week that they will bring “smart feature phones” to Africa costing as little as US$20. The phones will run an operating system called KaiOS – but what is that?
Orange plans to distribute as many as 20 000 solar kits in four African countries in partnership with UK-based renewable energy firm BBOXX as an increasing number of companies seek to roll out off-grid solar power