Africa

UAE leads Middle East and Africa in startup funding
2018 saw a record number of 366 startup deals take place across MENA, amounting to US$893m of total investment.
Liquid Telecom gets US$180m investment to help underserved communities in Africa
Investment from CDC Group will enable expanding broadband connectivity to communities across mainland Africa.
Ericsson inks Senegal digitalisation deal
New agreement with Tigo Senegal.
Revealed: Liquid Telecom's US$400m Egyptian investment to connect Africa
New deal with Telecom Egypt will provide network infrastructure and data centres, while helping connect Africa.
1.5 billion 5G subscriptions by 2024 – Ericsson report
Could there really be more than a billion 5G subscriptions in just over five years? A new report says yes.
Is Virgin Mobile Middle East about to be sold?
Company representatives are declining to comment about reports the company is assessing options.