Google’s Russian subsidiary is filing for bankruptcy after the country’s authorities seized its bank accounts, preventing it from continuing operations or paying staff and vendors.
Malaysia’s controversial shared network access approach to 5G may have received another setback with rumoured demands for a bigger stake and reviews of the plan from the four largest Malaysian operators, Celcom Axiata Bhd, DiGi Telecommunications, Maxis Bhd and U Mobile.
Two recent announcements underline the continuing drive on the part of fintech groups to bring their technology to African institutions and consumers.
Airtel Africa and MTN Nigeria have finally launched their mobile banking services in Nigeria.
Rwandan firms HUI and Annos have signed agreements with off-grid energy equipment vendor Vanu.