The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has granted approval for the marketing of 2,155 phone models within the country. The regulatory body has stated that these various devices have undergone testing and met its established rigorous certification standards.

Read more: Nigerian Regulator Approves Wide Array of Phone Models for Market

Powertel Communications, a subsidiary of the Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA Holdings Group), is focusing on enhancing its fiber-optic Internet services. They have recently unveiled a substantial investment plan of $570 million aimed at expanding their telecom network over the next seven years. This strategic initiative is expected to play a significant role in advancing the country's broadband coverage.

Read more: Powertel Injects $50 Million Into Zimbabwe's Fiber Network Expansion

Ubuntu Towers Uganda announced the successful completion of its rebranding to TowerCo of Africa Uganda, which is 90% owned by TowerCo of Africa (TOA), a fully-owned subsidiary of AXIAN Telecom. Under a new identity, the company forges ahead with its journey towards redefining connectivity in Uganda.

Read more: UBUNTU Rebrands to a New Identity: TowerCo of Africa Uganda

Amdocs, a prominent software and services provider for communications and media companies, has announced a significant development in its partnership with Melon Digital, a digitally-led mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) based in South Africa. Melon Digital has chosen Amdocs' cutting-edge eSIM Cloud platform to empower its customers worldwide with a fully digital experience, incorporating eSIM capabilities on their primary and secondary devices.

Read more: Melon Digital Partners with Amdocs to Empower Customers on Digital Journey

AXIAN Telecom has recently entered into an agreement to acquire an additional 40% equity interest in its joint venture business, "Free in Senegal." Upon completion of this transaction, AXIAN Telecom will hold an 80% equity interest in Free in Senegal, granting it full control and enabling financial consolidation of the operations.

Read more: AXIAN to Increase Equity Stake in ‘Free in Senegal’ Through Acquisition

Thulagano Segokgo, Botswana’s Minister of Transport and Communications, expressed the country's intentions to establish cooperation agreements with Angola in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. During a meeting with Angola's Minister, Mário Augusto da Silveira Oliveira, Botswana highlighted its objectives of interconnecting with Angola through a terrestrial fiber optic line and utilizing Angola's AngoSat-2 telecom satellite services.

Read more: Botswana Strives for ICT Partnership with Angola

The President of Algeria, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, visited Huawei's Shenzhen headquarters and met with Ren Zhengfei, the founder and CEO of Huawei. During the visit, they explored the latest technological trends and digital economy at the exhibition center.

Read more: Algerian President Visits Huawei HQ for Cooperation Talks

Ooredoo Group, Zain Group and UAE-based TASC Towers Holding have entered into a negotiation that will see them combine their approximately 30,000 telecommunication tower assets in Qatar, Kuwait, Algeria, Tunisia, Iraq and Jordan into a jointly owned independent tower company in a cash and share deal. This new partnership will form the largest tower company in the MENA region.

Read more: Ooredoo, Zain and TASC Towers Join to Establish Largest Tower Company in MENA

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