There is a lot of enthusiasm surrounding the arrival of 5G mobile connectivity in Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to have 226 million 5G mobile network subscriptions by 2030, reflecting a 17% adoption rate compared to 0.2% in 2022, according to the report by GSMA. Twenty-seven operators have already launched commercial 5G mobile services in 16 countries within the region.

Read more: Sub-Saharan Africa's 5G Adoption Set for Significant Growth by 2030

In the ever-evolving landscape of the telecommunications industry, adaptability is key. e& stands at the forefront of this transformation, navigating the transition from a traditional telecom entity to a powerful technology enabler. The rapid pace of technological advancement and shifting consumer expectations present a series of complex challenges, impacting various facets of operations.

Read more: Telecom Reshaped: e&'s Journey to Success

Inspired by Africa’s ‘Tree of Life’, Bayobab (formerly MTN GlobalConnect) is committed to providing Africa with next-gen digital solutions across its vast regions. With a foundation rooted in partnerships and a vision marked by ambitious and bold initiatives, Bayobab has successfully merged its rich heritage with its forward-looking aspirations.

Read more: Bayobab: Connecting Africa

Telecom Egypt and The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) have today signed an agreement for, and activated, the second ICANN Managed Root Server (IMRS) installation in Africa, hosted in Cairo, Egypt.

Read more: Telecom Egypt and ICANN sign an agreement and activate Africa’s second ICANN Managed Root Server

With a vibrant population, abundant natural resources, and access to ocean shipping, Africa has the potential to become a major part of global supply chains and an economic powerhouse in the coming decades. The key that unlocks this future lies in energizing the continent’s people and businesses through digital infrastructure based on mobile connectivity.

Read more: Driving Africa’s Digital Economy with Global Connectivity and Tailored Services

Eutelsat OneWeb has entered into a multi-year master distribution agreement with NEC XON, marking a strategic move to provide top-tier Low Earth Orbit (LEO) connectivity across Sub-Saharan Africa. This agreement encompasses not only the deployment of Eutelsat OneWeb's LEO satellite-based network but also includes provisions for installation services and extensive training throughout the region.

Read more: Africa Advances with New Agreement for Enhanced LEO Connectivity

More Articles ...