Ethiopia’s ongoing plans to sell off a stake in operator Ethio Telecom just got even more interesting with news that French giant Orange has formally declared an interest in buying a stake in the state-owned business.
Australian communications and technology giant Telstra Corp Ltd has said that it is in talks to buy the Pacific operations of telecommunications firm Digicel Group – in partnership with the Australian government.
Millicom, a leading provider of fixed and mobile services operating under the Tigo brand, has further underlined its enhanced focus on Latin America with the confirmation of a $250 million investment plan for Panama.
The latest African country to attempt to open up its telecoms sector to competition is Djibouti in the Horn of Africa.
Another tower company may be moving to new ownership. A number of recent reports have suggested that the owners of Indonesia’s Tower Bersama are considering the potential sale of the company.