A third of Mexican households have no internet access, something the Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, is keen to change with a massive proposed investment in internet connectivity.
MTN Group accepted a US$35 million offer for its Afghanistan operation to finalise its exit from Middle Eastern markets, as it reported revenue growth in its latest financial results.
To meet what it describes as growing demand for cloud services in Asia-Pacific, Google has announced plans to bring new Google Cloud regions to Malaysia, Thailand and New Zealand. This is addition to similar plans for Berlin, Dammam, Doha, Mexico, Tel Aviv and Turin announced in July.
Telecom Egypt has signed a five-year national roaming deal with Orange Egypt.
ICT data infrastructure owner Seacom and UK-based telecommunications service provider BT have announced a strategic alliance which, they say, will help Seacom further secure its own infrastructure and deliver new networking, security and communications solutions to enterprise customers in Africa.