Bangladesh internet goes dark amid police crackdown on protests

Bangladesh internet goes dark amid protest violence

Bangladesh’s internet has been mostly shut down since Thursday amid an outbreak of violence between demonstrators and police, but the government has denied responsibility for the blackout, despite the country’s recent history of internet-related shutdowns during political unrest.

WATRA calls for action on infrastructure sharing in West Africa

WATRA calls for action on infrastructure sharing in West Africa

The West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA), which as its name implies, brings together the region’s telecommunications and ICT regulators, is apparently hoping to encourage infrastructure sharing to lower the cost of internet access in West Africa.

DRC records increase in mobile users

DRC records increase in mobile users

The Democratic Republic of the Congo recorded more mobile subscribers in 2023 with over half of the country’s large population now connected, reported Ecofin Agency.

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