Indian telecoms minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has confirmed that state operator BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) plans to upgrade its 4G technology stack to 5G within five to seven months.
In a statement to shareholders, Brazil’s Oi has confirmed that it has agreed to sell some of its tower infrastructure to NK 108 Empreendimentos e Participacoes (NK 108) for BRL1.697 billion (USD324.6 million).
Airtel Africa was the only operator to bid in the second round of Nigeria’s 3.5GHz spectrum auction, with its rivals refraining from registering interest or paying an intention to bid deposit.
Kyrgyzstan’s state-owned MegaCom has rebranded as MEGA.
Airtel Africa signed a new US$194 million facility with World Bank sister organisation the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a move to upgrade operations across its footprint in Africa.