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Brasil TecPar acquires five ISPs

Brasil TecPar acquires five ISPs

The Rio Grande do Sul group Brasil TecPar, owner of the brands Amigo Internet and Ávato, has acquired five more ISPs and surpassed 300,000 customers.

Sudanese fintech claims fundraising first

Sudanese fintech claims fundraising first

In what is said to be a first for Sudan, a local company called alsoug has announced the close of a $5 million fundraising effort to establish a national payments network enabling quick, easy and safe transactions for all Sudanese.

Gambian operator Comium buys itself more time

Gambian operator Comium buys itself more time

It seems that reports of the demise of Gambian operator Comium may have been premature. The Gambian media is now suggesting that, following a suspension of its activities imposed by the Public Utilities and Regulatory Authority (PURA) until 4 November, Comium may be planning to pay back its

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Ooredoo selects Ericsson for deploying BSS solutions in MENA

Ooredoo selects Ericsson for deploying BSS solutions in MENA

Qatari multinational telecommunications company Ooredoo has selected Ericsson for deploying its Business Support Systems (BSS) solutions under a five-year frame agreement for several operating companies across the Middle East, North Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Last chance gone for Gambian operator Comium

Last chance gone for Gambian operator Comium

It looks like it’s finally the end for Gambian mobile provider Comium after the threat of licence suspension was held over it less than a month ago in an attempt to get it to pay a number of outstanding fees the regulator says it owes.

Nigerian Twitter ban is over – or is it?

Nigerian Twitter ban is over – or is it?

Late last week President Muhammadu Buhari told Nigerians, in an Independence Day broadcast, that after a government team had had "extensive engagements" with Twitter, the ban on Twitter's operations in Nigeria was to be lifted. But there are strings attached.

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