Virgin Mobile to close shop in South Africa after 15 years

SOUTH AFRICA – Mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) Virgin Mobile which was launched on Cell C’s network is closing shop in South Africa’s after 15 years of operation on 1 November 2021. The decision to shut up shop comes after the business was placed into voluntary business rescue in November 2020. The company said at the time that it had become necessary…

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Africa Data Centres unveils plans to build large hyperscale data centers

AFRICA – Carrier-neutral co-location data centre provider Africa Data Centres, has announced plans to build large hyperscale data centres throughout Africa, including the North African countries of Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt.  The project will involve building 10 hyperscale data centres, in 10 countries, over the next two years – at a cost of more than US$500 million. It is being…

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