News Update - Telecoms and ICT in Africa - Issue No 1083 on 2 September 2022

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Africell Angola hits 5 million subscriber mark and will roll-out 5G in and around Luanda

2 September 2022

Africell’s newest operation in Angola is proving that well-financed mobile competition can still energize African markets. Russell Southwood spoke to Christopher Lundh, CEO, Africell Angola about the progress it’s made in the 5 months since its launch. Lundh has been pleasantly surprised by Africell Angola hitting the 5 million subscriber mark in just 5 months: “I didn’t expect to see it happen quite so quickly. The reality has exceeded our initial expectations and we now have a better understanding of the dynamics of the market and that it will take a fair bit of investment to realize its potential.” “We’re…