Government Minister Samuel Rapapa says Global Voice Group (GVG) was awarded its contract illegally.
It is good that poor children can go online. It is bad if government subsidies allow a four year old to obtain 1,042 broadband accounts.
A leading Canadian telco failed emergency services, banks and retailers as well as phone users, but the cost of the backlash is likely to be far worse than just the revenues lost and compensation paid.
Patrick Drahi, billionaire owner of Altice, will know national security can be a euphemism for safeguarding government investments.
UK Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries laughed about Netflix’s ‘generosity’ as she spoke with a parliamentary committee.
Important lessons were learned about comms resiliency after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico in 2017.
Some previous loose talk about telcos giving their data to government sounds even worse following revelations about the ways data, and people, have been abused in real life.
Telcos have good reason to use social media to gather data about users. However, even governments find it hard to assess the risks of placing too much reliance on that kind of data.
Government subsidies to prop up weak state-owned telcos are hurting the African telecoms market.