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4G competition heats up in Tanzania, Uganda
June 13, 2013 ♦ No Comment
4G competition heats up in Tanzania, Uganda

Smile Communications, with the support of Alcatel-Lucent, launched Tanzanian 4G LTE service in May 2013. Weeks later, Smile launched the same service in Kampala, Uganda.

Sub-Saharan African mobile Internet growth to accelerate in 2013-2014
November 19, 2012 ♦ One Comment
Sub-Saharan African mobile Internet growth to accelerate in 2013-2014

Recently, Deloitte (consultancy) and GSMA (association of worldwide mobile operators) produced a report on the state of mobile in Sub-Saharan Africa.

What did they say? African tech quotes from June 2012
July 9, 2012 ♦ No Comment

A handful of inspirational quotes made by leaders in the African tech space in June 2012.

One year later, Namibian 4G still not operational
February 4, 2012 ♦ No Comment

Nearly one year ago amid great hype, Namibian mobile operator MTC conducted 4G trials in the capital. One year later, MTC is still waiting on obtaining the appropriate spectrum license.

African Mobile News: September 18-29, 2011
September 29, 2011 ♦ 2 Comments
African Mobile News: September 18-29, 2011

3G for Djibouti, Ivory Coast; joint 4G licensing in Kenya; LTE not 4G in South Africa; Bharti brings 2G/3G to 7 nations; 18% annual mobile growth in Africa

African Mobile News: September 3-17, 2011
September 17, 2011 ♦ No Comment
African Mobile News: September 3-17, 2011

3G action: Airtel in Rwanda, Algerian license bidding, Gambian expansion; 4G licensing in South Africa & Kenya, costs addressed in Kenya, Nigeria; new smartphones abound