Telecoms News - In Brief


- SEACOM has outlined a number of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to give back to the communities where the company operates. The initiatives will be held under the auspices of Foundation Day on July 23, the day SEACOM commenced commercial operations and began disrupting the African broadband market three years ago.

- Zimbabwean state-owned cellco NetOne has awarded China’s Huawei Technologies a USD200 million network upgrade and expansion contract, covering the deployment of 2,000 base stations.

- Vodafone Ghana has responded to media comment following a fuss about cutting off the phone of a prominent politician, by pointing out that he had repeatedly failed to pay his phone bill.