A roundup of tower news across SSA and MENA
Angola: Angola Telecom searches for mobile partner
According to reports, Angola Telecom is poised to become the third operator in the Angolan market, joining Unitel and Movicel. The country’s fixed line incumbent is reportedly looking for a partner to launch mobile services, with Vodacom being linked with the country.
Cameroon: Afrimax closes Vodafone-branded group
Following the revocation of its license in September, Afrimax has closed down its Cameroon operations, which operated under the Vodafone brand. The operator stated that it was no longer commercially viable to run operations in the country where active MNOs include CamTel, MTN, Orange and Nexttel.