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Samsung partners start Cobalt for Development project in DR Congo

Published 19 Sep 2019 14:52 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Samsung said it has launched its Cobalt for Development pilot project, a cross-industrial initiative that seeks to promote responsible mining practices and improve conditions ...

Africell DRC starts offering eSIMs

Published 23 Jul 2019 13:00 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Mobile operator Africell DRC has launched a virtual SIM card to help prevent loss of SIM and contacts, Ecofin reported. CEO Milad Khairalla said the eSIM stores contacts ...

Konnect Africa mulls further expansion in Congo

Published 08 Jul 2019 09:36 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Konnect Africa, an initiative of satellite operator Eutelsat, has sent a delegation to the Democratic Republic of Congo to explore expansion possibilities, Ecofin reported. ...

Vodacom reaches deal with Congo over 2G licence

Published 24 Jun 2019 11:38 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodacom Group has reached an agreement with the Congolese government that ends its standoff over the suspension of its 2G telecoms licence, Reuters reported citing the ...

Vodacom challenges 2G network suspension in Congo court

Published 13 Jun 2019 10:09 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo says Vodacom Congo has filed a lawsuit against the revocation of its 2G telecoms licence, Reuters reported. ...

Vodacom Congo 2G licence dispute likely to hit customers soon - report

Published 29 May 2019 10:19 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodacom Congo will lose the right to provide 2G services this week unless it renews a disputed licence, Bloomberg reported, citing a government order. It said the directive ...

Sputnik inks news partnership with Congo's CRTC

Published 28 May 2019 09:45 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Russian news agency Sputnik has signed a new partnership agreement with the Congolese National Radio and Television (RTNC). The signing took place in Moscow, as part of a ...

Vodacom DRC refutes fraud allegations over mobile licence extension

Published 07 May 2019 15:00 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodacom issued a statement rebutting allegations that it underpaid to renew its 2G licence in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The accusations against the operator stem from ...

DR Congo shuts down internet after presidential vote

Published 02 Jan 2019 09:29 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) shut down the internet in major cities on 31 December, the day after the presidential election, reports the BBC. ...

Konnect Africa launches satellite internet access in DR Congo

Published 28 Nov 2018 15:33 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Konnect Africa, an initiative of the satellite operator Eutelsat, announced the launch of its internet access offers throughout the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). ...

Africell obtains USD 100 million loan from OPIC for expansion in Uganda and DRC

Published 12 Nov 2018 09:44 CET | Africa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Uganda

The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a US government development finance institution, has agreed to provide Africell with USD 100 million to expand access to ...

Orange tops nPerf's H1 mobile internet ranking in DRC

Published 27 Sep 2018 10:34 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Orange provided the fastest mobile internet download speed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the first half of year, according to internet speed test site nPerf. ...

Yahsat launches YahClick broadband service in DRC

Published 21 Sep 2018 09:49 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Satellite operator Yahsat announced the launch of its broadband service YahCick in the Democratic Republic of Congo, following the recent introduction in Ghana. The company ...

Cape Verde's Bonako launches Muska app in DR Congo in September

Published 20 Aug 2018 12:48 CET | Cape Verde, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Cape Verdean video game and digital software company Bonako is launching the Muska app in September in the Democratic Republic of Congo, reports Sapo. Muska has already been ...

Helios Towers to invest in infrastructure in DRC

Published 17 Aug 2018 10:59 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Helios Towers is investing in the Democratic Republic of Congo and looking for acquisitions, as it seeks to move on after it scrapped plans for an initial public offering ...

Applus plans to launch 5G in Congo

Published 30 Jul 2018 16:12 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Congolese mobile operator Congo Telecom will benefit from technical support from Spanish firm Applus to launch its 5G service. reports Ecofin. Applus specialises in testing, ...

Tax reforms would benefit DRC economy, expand mobile adoption - GSMA

Published 25 Jul 2018 12:27 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Implementing tax reforms in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) would benefit the broader economy and the goverment's fiscal, while expanding mobile adoption, according to ...

DR Congo orders online media to register by 15 July

Published 27 Jun 2018 13:43 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has directed all online media operating in the country to register before 15 July, reports Ecofin. Communication ...

DRC national satellite operator Renatelsat signs public-private partnership with AUFS

Published 29 May 2018 10:59 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Democratic Republic of Congo's national satellite operator Renatelsat has signed a public-private partnership with AUFS (Africa Union Financial Services), reports Scoop RDC, ...

Cap Verdean and Congolese music streaming platform Muska goes live, Unitel provides billing

Published 21 May 2018 10:09 CET | Cape Verde, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Cap Verdean music industry veteran Elodie Dasilva, CEO of music label LusAfrica, and DRC's Djo Moupondo of La Clique Musique, have jointly launched a low-cost music streaming ...

DRC operators secure LTE licences, Vodacom first to launch new services

Published 14 May 2018 10:32 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodacom announced that it has become the first network operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to offer LTE services, marking the event with a new 4G marketing ...

SES Networks inks connectivity deal with Ivanhoe Mines in Congo

Published 31 Jan 2018 10:36 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

SES Networks announced that the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will benefit from managed connectivity services delivered by SES ...

Canal Plus extends EasyTV availability in DRC to Matadi

Published 24 Nov 2017 11:14 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Canal Plus has announced that its EasyTV offering is now available in the city of Matadi, one of Democratic Republic of Congo's provincial capitals. Offered in partnership ...

SPI/Filmbox launches channels with Bleusat in DRC

Published 25 Oct 2017 12:01 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

SPI International / Filmbox (SPI/Filmbox) has signed a multi-channel distribution agreement with Bleusat, a DTT operator in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo. Bleusat is ...

DRC launches universal service fund to boost connectivity

Published 29 Sep 2017 09:46 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) announced the launch of a fund for access and universal service to improve connectivity, reports ITWeb. Leon Juste Ibombo, Minister of ...

 




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