Nokia gets selected by Togocom to deploy 5G in Togo

TOGO – Nokia, a Finnish multinational telecommunication, has announced that it has been selected by African mobile operator, Togocom in a three-year deal to deploy 5G in Togo. In the capital city Lomé, the 5G network has already been launched, the first time a 5G network has been deployed in West Africa. The deal, which also sees legacy 2G, 3G and 4G networks enhanced, will strengthen Togocom’s market-leading position in Togo and future-proof its infrastructure for the next-generation of digital services for Togolese citizens. The deal sees Nokia provide equipment…

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Africa’s Mobile industry contribution to GDP to expand to US$184Bn by 2024- GSMA

AFRICA – Africa’s mobile industry which currently contributes US$155 billion to the continent’s Gross Domesitc Product (GDP) is expected to expand in 4 years, contributing about US$184 billion to Africa’s GDP by 2024, according to recent data from GSMA. The GSMA further noted that that as of 2019, 477 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa subscribed to mobile services, accounting for 45% of the population. The mobile ecosystem also supported almost 3.8 million jobs (directly and indirectly) and made a substantial contribution to the funding of the public sector, with $17…

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