Malaysia’s newly elected prime minister Anwar Ibrahim revealed plans to review the previous administration’s 5G plan, which could hinder the deployment of 5G in the country after operators finally agreed on deals with state-owned agency Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB).
Kuwaiti operator group Zain pledged to invest US$800 million into its Sudanese unit over the next five years, with plans to deploy new and upgrade infrastructure to remain competitive in Sudan.
Allegations of impropriety by Turkish operator Turkcell and its subsidiary East Asian Consortium (EAC) against South African operator MTN over the award of the first private mobile telecommunications licence in Iran have been dismissed by the High Court of South Africa.
Global police agency Interpol has issued a red notice for Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos, daughter of the country's former president and previously a board member of the now state-owned operator Unitel.
Axiata and Telenor completed the merger of their units in Malaysia with both companies taking a 33.10% stake in the newly formed Celcom Digi.