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Umar Danbatta, executive vice president of NCC, revealed at an interactive meeting on the 2023-2025 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF-FSP) that the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is expected to earn over N500 billion for the Federal Government in 2023 through the auctioning of the 5G spectrum.

Read more: NCC to Generate $1.1 Billion From 5G Spectrum in 2023

Cassava Technologies Group's data center construction and operations subsidiary, Africa Data Centers (ADC), has received a US$83 million disbursement from the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Development Finance Agency (DFC). This disbursement is part of a US$300 million commitment, which will expand the company's South African data center network.

Read more: ADC to Expand Its Footprint in Other African Countries

Network International (Network), the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, has been selected as a payment and technology partner for one of the leading Sudanese banks in the UAE, El Nilein Bank.

Read more: Network International Appointed as Payment and Technology Partner for El Nilein Bank

The Permanent Representative of the Republic of Tunisia to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Switzerland, Ambassador Sabri Bachtobji, has formally presented to the ITU Secretary General, Mr. Houlin Zhao, the Tunisian Government nomination and full support to Dr. Bilel Jamoussi for the post of Director of the Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) of the ITU.

Read more: Dr. Jamoussi Officially Submits Candidacy for ITU TSB Director to ITU Secretary General

The Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA) announced the awarding of the country's third telecom license to Malcel Plc. The new operator plans to enter the national telecom market next year. If successful, it will compete against Airtel Malawi and Telecom Network Malawi (TNM). In addition to mobile telephony, the new company plans to provide mobile financial services through its MCASH platform.

Read more: Malcel PLC Receives Malawi's Third Telecom License