Sub-Saharan Africa Central South Asia Latin America Middle East North Africa Asia-Pacific Central and Eastern Europe Global - Developing Telecoms

Use the search box to find articles about specific topics, companies or countries.
NCC lays groundwork for introduction of MVNOs in Nigeria

NCC lays groundwork for introduction of MVNOs in Nigeria

Could mobile virtual network operators (MVNOs) finally be coming to Nigeria? It seems likely given the recent publication by the country’s telecommunications regulator, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), of what it calls a License Framework For the Establishment Of Mobile Virtual

...
Are Malaysian operators warming to the idea of a single 5G network?

Are Malaysian operators warming to the idea of a single 5G network?

Following a joint statement earlier this week from four Malaysian operators – Celcom Axiata, Digi, Maxis and U Mobile – that they welcomed the government’s planned single wholesale network and the opportunity to invest in the state 5G agency Digital Nasional Berhad, the four firms have said

...
Airtel looks to IFC to boost African operation

Airtel looks to IFC to boost African operation

The pan-African operator Airtel Africa, a division of India’s Bharti Airtel, is reportedly planning to raise $194 million via debt from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World Bank.

Algeria eyeing 5G launches this year

Algeria eyeing 5G launches this year

Algeria is in the process of clearing and optimising radio frequencies to be used for 5G as it prepares for a widespread launch of the technology “soon”, according to Telecoms Minister Karim Bibi Triki.

The South African spectrum auctions are over – or are they?

The South African spectrum auctions are over – or are they?

It seems the long-running saga of South Africa’s auction of high-demand spectrum for mobile broadband may finally have ended on a positive note, raising R14.4 billion (about US$960.7 million) for the country’s treasury. This is way above the R8 billion (US$533.7 million) a lot of analysts, and

...
Malaysia to go ahead with single 5G network

Malaysia to go ahead with single 5G network

It looks as though Malaysia’s plans for one, state-owned 5G network, rather than two – or indeed rather than any form of private provision – will now go ahead. However, the government has made at least one significant concession to operators.

Sign-up to our weekly newsletter

Keep up-to-date with all the latest news, articles, event and product updates posted on Developing Telecoms.
Subscribe to our FREE weekly email newsletters for the latest telecom info in developing and emerging markets globally.
Sending occasional e-mail from 3rd parties about industry white papers, online and live events relevant to subscribers helps us fund this website and free weekly newsletter. We never sell your personal data. Click here to view our privacy policy.