BT to expand telecoms network in sub-Saharan Africa.

By bne IntelliNews February 23, 2012
BT Group, previously known as British Telecom, plans to expand its footprint in sub-Saharan Africa through further development of its fibre-optic telecommunications infrastructure in the region, TechCentral reported. The company will open 100 jobs in its sub-Saharan Africa office, based in Johannesburg, and will add another 170 employees across the region with the goal of launching its full portfolio of services on the continent in the next 18 months. BT said it had no plans to enter the sub-Saharan consumer telecoms market, but will keep its focus on corporate and government clients in the region.

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