South Africa

Ethiopia plans to split Ethio Telecom in two
The country will sell shares in both companies, as it strives to open the country up to investment and increase competition
AYO acquires 30% of British Telecom South Africa
Acquisition is designed to assist AYO engage with a greater number of South African multi-nationals
Cell C inks a 3G/4G roaming agreement with MTN
Cell C will utilise MTN's 3G and 4G networks in the smaller cities, and rural areas
MTN to deploy 4G services in 900MHz band
The operator has deployed Huawei's CloudAIR 2.0 to share spectrum
Dimension Data and Cisco fight endandered animal poaching with tech in Africa
Companies expand their fight further into Africa Expansion following a successful pilot in South Africa which reduced rhino poaching incidents by 96%
MTN Group adds 4.1m new users in 1Q18
Group is also engaging with the South African authorities on the proposed amendments to the Electronic Communications Act
Tapping the potential of ICT
Proper consolidation can bring South Africa to the frontier of digital innovation
Eaton Towers to sell South African portfolio to ATC
Sale represents about 5% of Eaton Towers’ total business.