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Alcatel-Lucent extends WACS cable
15 Sep 2010

The West Africa Cable System (WACS), under construction and lined up for launch in 2011, is gaining an extension from Portugal to the UK.

Orange: Money in Africa
15 Sep 2010

Kavit Majithia looks at the development of mobile money services as France Telecom’s Orange money launches further mobile payment services across Africa

Backhaul: Bharti into Africa
15 Sep 2010

It’s been an active few months for India’s Bharti Airtel: in early June the company confirmed that its $10.7 billion bid for Zain’s Africa assets had been successful.