Dito Telecommunity is reportedly aiming to deploy connectivity services in the Camotes Islands, according to Cebo province governor Gwendolyn Garcia.
Canada revealed plans to ban operators from buying equipment from Huawei and ZTE in a bid to safeguard the country’s national security, a move that pushes the Chinese vendors from Western markets and entrenches them further in emerging markets.
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.