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China Mobile eyeing Cell C acquisition

China Mobile eyeing Cell C acquisition

Beleaguered South African operator Cell C has reportedly attracted the attention of China Mobile – although local rival Telkom SA is also believed to be interested in an acquisition.

New data centre planned for Accra

New data centre planned for Accra

MainOne, a provider of telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, has announced the expansion of its data centre brand, MDXi, into Accra in Ghana, in line with its ongoing West African expansion plans. 

Avanti deal with Vox boosts Ka-band in Africa

Avanti deal with Vox boosts Ka-band in Africa

Satellite technology provider Avanti Communications Group plc has signed a three-year Master Distributor Agreement on its HYLAS 4 and HYLAS 2 satellites with Vox Telecom, a South African end-to-end integrated ICT and infrastructure provider and telecommunications company.