In brief

28 September 2018

Telecoms

Alpha Telecom Mali (branded Telcel Mali), which became the country’s third cellular operator when it launched in December 2017, has reportedly finished the first phase of its network deployment. According to Agence Ecofin, with the cellco having focused its initial efforts on reaching the southern parts of the country, Telecel now covers locations including Kati, Sikasso, Segou, Kayes, Koutiala and Koulikoro.