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    Roy ready for Totem deals

    Tall propositions from technology stack to towerco In an exclusive interview with Mobile Europe Totem’s new CEO Nicolas Roy explains the differences in business culture...

    Orange re-groups to concentrate on B2B and MEA

    New CEO appointed for Orange Business Services The new Orange Group CEO Christel Heydemann, has revamped her management team in order to concentrate on the...

    DT’s Q1 earnings hit $10bn by organic growth – CFO

    EBITDA trellis outgrown by DT's towering green shoots Deutsche Telekom’s (DT’s) chief financial officer has praised the company’s strong organic growth in the run...

    ET launches 5G in Addis Ababa

    Ethiopia's national telco launches flagship service Ethiopia’s government-owned operator Ethio Telecom (ET) has launched a 5G mobile phone service in the capital Addis Ababa. With...

    Huawei to use Kenya’s security agency spectrum to build 5G for Safaricom 

    Fixed wireless access (FWA) barrier to come down too African daily The Nation reports that Kenyan mobile network operator Safaricom has been allocated ‘prime spectrum for its fifth-generation...

    AMN, Intelsat and Orange to mobilise Mali from June

    AMN to build 5000 towers in 15 African nations by 2023 Nine years after its launch UK-based infrastructure building start-up Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) is...

    Safaricom ET and Ethio Telecom to share infrastructure in Ethiopia

    Towers, assets and interconnections have yet to be agreed on Safaricom Ethiopia has agreed in principle to share cell sites and tower assets with rival Ethio Telecom....

    Srbija Telekom set to raise €500 million from Frankfurt for network expansion

    Some funds might get spent on football - rest on infrastructure Telekom Srbija aims to raise up to €500 million this year by issuing...

    Digitalbridge fires up fibre to the home race with £295m rocket behind Netomnia

    Financiers bet on fibre runners in the last mile FTTH stakes The UK's fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) network builder stakes just upped the pace dramatically as one of...

    Is MTN Group about to spin off fintech business?

    Momo and M-Pesa have stimulated many African economies Africa’s largest phone company MTN Group has had such great results with its MTN Momo mobile banking apps that...

    DigitalBridge to buy Telenet’s towers for €745m

    March is TowerCo spring when telcos shed their infrastructure Belgium now has its first dedicated tower building and management business DigitalBridge, which promises to bring...

    Airtel Africa CEO Segun Ogunsanya: we’re putting our infrastructure in one bucket

    Mobile operator de-coupling its hardware from its brain-ware Airtel Africa, one of the continent’s biggest telcos, is separating its fibre-network operations into a new unit...

    Helios Towers buys Airtel Africa’s mobile tower business in Malawi for €50 million: NTT Docomo sells 6002 sites to JTower

    Tower industry latest: massive market consolidation good for 5G Helios Towers has closed the acquisition of Airtel Africa's telecom towers business in Malawi, adding 723 sites to its portfolio. The...

    Italian government issues two 5G tenders worth €2 billion for unserved areas

    The ambitious tenders cover the deployment of 5G sites in 2,000 areas of the country Infratel, an agency within Italy’s Ministry of Economic Development, has...

    PTI to buy 1,226 towers from Cellnex Telecom to ‘catalyse improved coverage’ for all French carriers

    Phoenix Tower International (PTI) has completed a definitive agreement with Cellnex Telecom to acquire 1,226 telecommunications sites in ‘very dense’ (AKA urban) areas in France. The deal,...