Vodacom exceeds 80% population coverage on 4G

Despite “vanishing data” problems in recent times, the network service provider has just become the first African mobile network to exceed 80% population coverage on 4G. Vodacom now provides 80.12% 4G coverage in South Africa, with 99.78% of the ... ( read original story ...)

Mobile operators in West Africa to spend $8 bn towards Capex

There were 29 live 4G / LTE networks in nine countries across West Africa as of March 2018, six of which have launched in the last year. 3G and 4G together accounted for 36 percent of West African mobile connections in 2017 and are forecast to rise to 94 ... ( read original story ...)

Africa: Spectrum Sharing to Benefit African Telcos

However, currently in the African market, allocated licensed spectrum for mobile operators is almost half than in the developed markets. In addition the deployment of 3G and LTE in the lower band is hindered by GSM occupation. New band and new site ... ( read original story ...)