Tower sites deal could bring coverage boost to Caribbean

Tower sites deal could bring coverage boost to Caribbean

Continuing a neutral host theme that has been prevalent in infrastructure news in recent months, infrastructure operator Phoenix Tower International (PTI) has signed an exclusivity agreement with Outremer Telecom, a service provider serving Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana, to own and operate tower sites across French West Indies.

Argentina invests in connectivity in remote areas and universities

Argentina invests in connectivity in remote areas and universities

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean, has approved a $100 million loan for a programme to promote internet access and digitization in Argentina.

Tower firm targets Kenya’s leading operators

Tower firm targets Kenya’s leading operators

Yet another example of the growth of the infrastructure leasing model in the telecommunications world comes from Kenya, where a major name is hoping to interest a number of big local operators in its tower offering.

Sudanese fintech claims fundraising first

Sudanese fintech claims fundraising first

In what is said to be a first for Sudan, a local company called alsoug has announced the close of a $5 million fundraising effort to establish a national payments network enabling quick, easy and safe transactions for all Sudanese.

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