American Tower Corporation (ATC) demanded a down payment of KES500 million (US$3.26 million) and KES150 million per month from Telkom Kenya, in order to switch on the 246 cell sites it shut down seven months ago due to debt owed by the operator.
Poland's largest power grid operator PGE has selected Nokia to deploy a country-wide critical backhaul network.
A recently announced collaborative effort aims to deploy sustainable broadband, connecting millions in Africa, fostering local businesses, and promoting sustainability.
Last week, we examined the impact of mobile money in Africa, exploring the runaway success of M-Pesa in Kenya by framing this against the broader backdrop of the continent, where mobile money has frequently been touted as the solution to financial inclusion.
Safaricom continues to enhance the offering of its recently launched Ethiopian service. The latest innovation is a payment system aimed at entrepreneurs, businesses and government.