Telecoms – In Brief


- Tryphon Kin-Kiey Mulumba, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Minister of Posts, Telecommunications and New Technologies, has demanded that domestic telecoms operators submit their raw Call Detail Record (CDR) information – essentially a data record produced by a telephone exchange documenting the details of all phone calls that pass through the facility – by 29 March, or risk financial penalties and operating bans.

- The Botswana Telecommunications Authority (BTA) and National Broadcasting Board (NBB) are preparing to merge their operations on 1 April into a combined regulator known as the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA)