Chile’s Entel has pledged to invest more than US$665 million throughout 2022 into its operations across Chile and Peru.
A major deal, through which digital infrastructure company Equinix is to acquire West African data centre and connectivity solutions provider MainOne for an enterprise value of US$320 million, is now complete.
Indian operator Bharti Airtel has bought from the UK’s Vodafone Group a 4.7% stake in Indus Towers, paying Rs2,388 crore for the stake – that’s about US$315.8 million. Airtel now owns 46.43% of Indus. Vodafone’s stake is now 21%, though it reportedly plans to sell this too.
Vodacom, a South African mobile communications company, has announced a further roll-out of network equipment into the poorest region of the southernmost country of the African continent as part of its pledge to create an inclusive digital society in the country.
The pan-African operator Airtel Africa, a division of India’s Bharti Airtel, is reportedly planning to raise $194 million via debt from the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector lending arm of the World Bank.