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GSMA, mobile operators launch public cooperation programme in DRC

Published 21 Jul 2021 16:38 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Mobile operators and government institutions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have joined forces with GSMA to launch 'We Care', a programme to develop closer ...

Liquid Intelligent and Facebook partner to build fibre network in DRC

Published 05 Jul 2021 16:16 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The network will help create a digital corridor from the Atlantic Ocean through the Congo Rainforest, the second largest rainforest after the Amazon, to East Africa, and onto ...

Tanzania plans to connect DRC to broadband backbone NICTBB

Published 14 Jun 2021 08:44 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Tanzania, United Republic of

Tanzania has started feasibility studies to ascertain the possibility of connecting the DRC to its National Information and Communications Technology Broadband Backbone ...

Tanzanian national ICT backbone extension to Mozambique gets under way, plans to connect to DRC

Published 10 Jun 2021 10:51 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Mozambique, Tanzania, United Republic of

The Tanzanian government says it has built 7,610 kilometres of the national ICT broadband backbone, The Citizen reported. Construction of another 409 kilometres of the ...

Intelsat partners with HCI to deploy CellBackhaul service in DRC

Published 09 Jun 2021 14:04 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Intelsat announced it is partnering with HCI to deploy its Intelsat CellBackhaul service from Kinshasa, DRC. The service will use capacity from several Intelsat satellites, ...

Vodafone, Vodacom and UN bring aid to DRC communities affected by volcano eruption

Published 28 May 2021 13:02 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodafone Foundation has agreed to donate USD 50,000 to launch a fund with Vodacom to support communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) affected by the ...

DR Congo mobile device tax leads to protest

Published 10 May 2021 11:06 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Mobile telephony users in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are calling on the authorities to remove the new Mobile Device Registry (RAM), BiztechAfrica reported. On 03 ...

NuRAN raises Orange Cameroon NaaS contract revenue estimate by 50 percent

Published 30 Apr 2021 09:51 CET | Cameroon, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

NuRAN Wireless said a revised financial analysis of the initial 122 sites to be developed for Orange Cameroon suggests a 50 percent gross revenue increase to approximately ...

DRC grants France 24 DTT licence

Published 25 Mar 2021 11:35 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)  has granted a licence to France 24, allowing its unencrypted broadcasting on the Digital Terrestrial Television (DTT) network in ...

Liquid completes fibre link connecting East and West Africa

Published 16 Mar 2021 10:31 CET | Africa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Liquid Intelligent Technologies has completed a new, high-capacity fibre link running 2,600 km across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and connecting East and West ...

Raxio Group to invest in Congo data centres

Published 03 Mar 2021 16:30 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Raxio Group said it is planning to build and operate its third data centre in Raxio Kinshasa, the first in a series of privately owned, carrier-neutral, data centres in the ...

Vodacom DRC and Mondia launch maternal health service

Published 01 Mar 2021 14:05 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodacom DRC and private mobile technology company Mondia, have announced the launch of the Mum & Baby maternal health service in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). ...

WIOCC appoints Vunda as country sales manager for Zambia and DR Congo

Published 01 Mar 2021 14:00 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Zambia

International capacity wholesaler WIOCC has appointed Mwesu Vunda as country sales manager for Zambia and for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This is a newly ...

Benya Capital finalises deal to deploy 16,000 km optical fibre in DR Congo

Published 12 Feb 2021 09:39 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Egyptian company Benya Capital and the Congolese Post and Telecommunications Company (SCPT) have finalised the deal to deploy 16,000 km of optical fibre across the Democratic ...

Orange DRC signs NaaS contract with NuRAN Wireless for tower construction and operation

Published 11 Feb 2021 14:27 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

NuRAN Wireless has announced a Network as a Service (NaaS) contract with Orange in the Democratic Republic of the Congo which is estimated to generate gross revenue for the ...

Crown Agents Bank partners with Vodacom DRC on mobile payments

Published 30 Sep 2020 14:56 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Crown Agents Bank has signed a partnership with Vodacash, a subsidiary of Vodacom Congo, to facilitate mobile payments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ...

Benya to build and operate fibre network in DRC

Published 21 Sep 2020 13:59 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Egypt's Benya Group said it has signed an agreement with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to develop the country's communications infrastructure. Under the agreement, ...

Solar power system provider Bboxx signs deal with Canal+ to expand TV access in Africa

Published 10 Aug 2020 11:20 CET | Africa, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Togo

Pay TV operator Canal+ has signed a deal with African utilities company Bboxx, which is primarily known for manufacturing and distributing solar powersystems. Bboxx will ...

DR Congo introduces e-system to control counterfeit phones

Published 17 Jul 2020 13:50 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Congo's Post and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ARPTC) has announced an electronic system to combat counterfeit phones, reports Ecofin. Christian Katende, head of ...

CFC FlashApp ties up with Wester Union for money transfers

Published 12 May 2020 10:55 CET | Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

DR Congo's Compagnie Financiere du Congo (CFC) and Western Union have joined forces to enable more than 4,000 Flash Mobile Wallet Agents to offer global money transfers. ...

Vodacom DRC zero-rates websites and apps to combat Covid-19

Published 29 Apr 2020 16:03 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodacom DRC  has zero rated all government websites and applications that inform the public about the Covid-19 pandemic. Vodacom DRC said its also creating a zero-rated ...

Konnect Africa to roll out high speed internet to schools in DR Congo

Published 24 Mar 2020 11:17 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Konnect Africa, an initiative by satellite operator Eutelsat, Schoolap and Flash Services, has announced a Memorandum of Understanding to connect several thousand schools in ...

DR Congo grants Liquid Telecom approval to build subsea cable landing station

Published 11 Mar 2020 12:09 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

The Congolese Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ARPTC) has granted Liquid Telecom a licence to build a subsea cable landing station in the country, Ecofin ...

SES and Gilat Telecom say joint efforts restored connectivity quickly in DRC after WACS cable cut

Published 10 Feb 2020 11:01 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

High-performance internet connectivity was restored in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) within four days of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) undersea line cut, ...

Vodafone, Airtel execs meet with DR Congo president

Published 29 Jan 2020 11:00 CET | Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

Vodafone Group and Bharti Airtel plans new investments in the Democratic Republic of Congo following separate meetings with Felix Tshisekedi, the country's president during ...

 




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