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Morne Bekker appointed NetApp South African Country Manager
23-06-2017 | 07:13:17
Data management and cloud storage solutions provider NetApp has appointed Morne Bekker as the new South African Country Manager and District Manager for the SADC Region.
[South Africa] Vodacom signs additional Fibre to home lease agreements, announces new price plans
22-06-2017 | 17:26:56
Vodacom has extended its Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) network through signing new lease agreements with third-party network infrastructure providers Link Africa, Octotel, Frogfoot and Waterfall Access Network (WAN).
[Nigeria] Netplus and and Mastercard deliver cashless online shopping payment solution
22-06-2017 | 14:21:36
The African e-commerce sector is plagued by cash, with the majority of payments still being made in cash at the point of delivery.
Dutch fintech, FACTS, scales up activities in East Africa
22-06-2017 | 10:51:00
Dutch fintech FACTS, providing much needed working capital to established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa, is scaling up its activities, more than tripling the number of clients served.
FACTS scales up its activities in East Africa and opens up to the crowd
22-06-2017 | 08:28:52
Dutch fintech FACTS, providing much needed working capital to established small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in East Africa, is scaling up its activities, more than tripling the number of clients served.
DFS Lab announces investment in Africa fintech startups
21-06-2017 | 08:30:00
Digital Financial Services Lab (DFS Lab) has announced that it would invest $250,000 in four separate fintech startups that are building products that help low-income consumers in developing markets.
[South Africa] Xolani Zuma appointed Managing Director of Servest
20-06-2017 | 15:29:44
Africa’s integrated facilities management company Servest has appointed Xolani Zuma as its new Managing Director to lead Integrated Solutions in South Africa and Africa.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: ELearning in Africa - what you need to know about it
20-06-2017 | 11:30:00
As e-learning becomes more widely adopted in Africa,, self-improvement and distance education courses which once seemed infeasible are now becoming increasingly available.
[South Africa] Fintech startup Direct Debit launches E-Mandate
20-06-2017 | 11:06:00
Fintech startup Direct Debit recently launched E-Mandate, a valid electronic agreement that allows customers to sign and authorise debit orders and recurring payment transactions online from any web-enabled device.
Dalkom and Intelsat to expand broadband and media options for customers in Africa
20-06-2017 | 08:46:37
Intelsat, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, has signed an agreement with Dalkom Somalia to expand its broadband enterprise in East and Central Africa.
Egypt ranks 14th in 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, 2nd among Arab States
19-06-2017 | 12:02:00
Egypt has achieved a high ranking in the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Index, coming 14th out of 165 countries and second among the Arab states.
[Nigeria] MainOne launches plan to become largest internet hub in West Africa with Open-Connect Service
19-06-2017 | 10:49:00
Following the partnership of MainOne’s Data Center company with the Nigerian Internet Exchange to improve national transit traffic in Nigeria, the company has announced a new interconnect service for carriers.
Neotel’s enterprise operations officially rebrand to Liquid Telecom South Africa
16-06-2017 | 15:24:18
Pan African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has announced that Neotel’s enterprise operations will officially rebrand to Liquid Telecom South Africa with immediate effect.
Orange Central African Republic and SES Networks Partner to Reinforce Connectivity in Country
15-06-2017 | 11:15:00
SES and Orange Central African Republic today announced an agreement to provide connectivity services in the Central African Republic.
Orange Digital Investment launches a new investment initiative of €50m devoted to startups in Africa
12-06-2017 | 13:59:00
Orange is strengthening its corporate venture strategy by creating a new Africa section in its flagship programme for investment in start-ups, Orange Digital Ventures.
Djibouti Telecom connects IP network with Hurricane Electric to bring high-speed IP transit to East Africa
12-06-2017 | 13:29:00
East African leading telecom operator, Djibouti Telecom, announced today that it has joined its IP network with Hurricane Electric, the world's largest IPv6-native Internet backbone.
[Nigeria] MainOne CEO nominated as top EMEA influencer at DataCloud Europe
12-06-2017 | 09:14:15
West Africa’s premier Connectivity and Data Center Solutions Company, MainOne has reinforced its commitment to building out West Africa’s Data Center capacity at the Data Center Africa Summit taking place at the DataCloud Europe 2017 conference in Monaco.
[Column] Brett Parker: How homegrown innovation is solving many of Africa's most pressing challenges
09-06-2017 | 11:01:00
By now, I am convinced that you have heard of M-Pesa, the popular and often-cited mobile banking system that has become Africa's innovation calling card.
SES Networks to Provide Connectivity Across Burkina Faso
09-06-2017 | 09:01:26
SES announced that it has been selected to lead a project to extend high-speed communications infrastructure throughout Burkina Faso.
[Kenya] Intelsat opens Nairobi office
08-06-2017 | 10:02:00
Intelsat, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, has announced that it has opened a new office in Nairobi, Kenya.
Nokia enables companies in Africa to capitalize on the opportunities from the Internet of Things
07-06-2017 | 13:28:00
Organizations across the world are investing in the digital transformation to remain relevant to their customers and survive disruption.
[Nigeria] Oracle expands presence in Africa with new Abuja office
07-06-2017 | 10:00:00
Reinforcing its commitment to Africa, Oracle has opened a new office in Abuja that will focus exclusively on driving cloud adoption across Nigeria’s Public Sector.
Konnect Africa set to reshape the satellite broadband industry
07-06-2017 | 06:00:00
With new-generation services started in Benin, Cameroon, Kenya, Lesotho, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania and Uganda, Konnect Africa is confirming its bold ambitions for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Telecom Egypt strikes deal with Etisalat for national roaming and international voice
06-06-2017 | 11:02:00
Telecom Egypt has announced a five-year partnership with Etisalat Masr which will see it offer 2G and 3G services in the country from September.
Eleven new hub members join AfriLabs
06-06-2017 | 08:43:00
AfriLabs, a pan-African network of over 50 technology and innovation hubs across 20 African countries, has expanded by adding 11 new hub members.
Reliable fast connectivity is key to quality Namibian tourist experience - AfricaOnline
05-06-2017 | 07:19:00
With over one million tourists per annum, Namibia is known as a top ecotourism destination and it’s a sector that’s growing as evidenced by the 5% year on year growth in international traffic into Namibia.
iflix Extends Global Footprint to 23 Territories with iflix Africa
01-06-2017 | 11:33:29
iflix, the world’s leading Subscription Video on Demand service for emerging markets, today announced the establishment of iflix Africa to bring its world class service to sub-Saharan Africa.
Internet Society and Commission of the African Union launch Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa
31-05-2017 | 11:02:00
The Internet Society and the African Union Commission unveiled a new set of Internet Infrastructure Security Guidelines for Africa during the African Internet Summit, taking place in Nairobi 30 May-2 June.
Liquid Telecom launches pan African WiFi roaming hub
31-05-2017 | 08:41:00
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom has today launched a new Wi-Fi roaming hub that enables operators and ISPs to access its network of public Wi-Fi hotspots across Africa for the first time.
[South Africa] Vodacom and the Eastern Cape Chamber of Business partner to digitize local SMEs
31-05-2017 | 08:39:06
Vodacom and the Eastern Cape Chamber of Business (ECCOB) have announced a new partnership to assist with the digitalization of SMEs in the province.
[Nigeria] CcHub and Google for Entrepreneurs launches European PitchDrive tour to raise $22 million for African tech start ups
31-05-2017 | 08:35:24
Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), a technology innovation Centre in Nigeria and Google for Entrepreneurs, have announced the launch of PitchDrive, a three week, five-city European tech hub tour
Jumia partners with Mastercard to deliver cashless commerce in Africa
30-05-2017 | 11:50:53
Jumia has joined forces with technology company, Mastercard to drive cash out of the online retail sector and provide a more secure and convenient way for consumers to shop online
Kyle Whitehill appointed CEO of Neotel
30-05-2017 | 07:30:16
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has named Kyle Whitehill as CEO at Neotel.
[Angola] Movicel picks Sparkle to protect network and grow revenue
30-05-2017 | 07:26:00
The international service arm of TIM Group, Sparkle has been selected by Movicel Angola for its SMS network protection and revenues maximization.
Citrix expands operations to East and West Africa
26-05-2017 | 14:20:00
IT solutions company Citrix has announced that it is growing its foothold in Africa through an expansion in distribution operations, and that its channel in East and West Africa will now be managed and supported by Citrix South Africa.
[Nigeria] Kaspersky Lab in online private security drive with new solution for PCs and Macs
26-05-2017 | 08:38:16
Kaspersky Lab has introduced Secure Connection in Nigeria, a solution for encrypting traffic on Windows and Mac computers
Rakesh Parbhoo appointed CEO of Westcon Comstor Southern Africa
26-05-2017 | 02:15:00
Rakesh Parbhoo has been appointed the CEO of Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking, Cloud and Data Centre.
Shared Services Practitioners to meet in Kenya this June
24-05-2017 | 16:40:00
As more and more African companies start to embrace the concept of shared services, heads of Finance, Human Resources, ICT and more gather in Nairobi to learn best practices for implementation.
Global IP selects Hughes to bring high performance broadband to Sub Saharan Africa
24-05-2017 | 12:51:01
Hughes Network Systems, LLCthe global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services has announced that its JUPITER System has been selected to bring high-performance connectivity throughout the Sub-Saharan Africa.
MallforAfrica Powers New Website Dedicated to eBay Shoppers in Africa
24-05-2017 | 11:21:18
MallforAfrica (MFA), Africa’s prominent e-commerce and m-commerce platform, has announced that it has launched a new dedicated website for eBay shopping enthusiasts in Africa.
MTN, Qualcomm and Huawei launch platform to address spectrum shortage in Africa
24-05-2017 | 08:28:18
MTN South Africa, Huawei and Qualcomm Technologies have completed Africa's first commercial platform that addressees challenges of spectrum shortage.
[South Africa] FactSet expands Africa operations, opens office in Johannesburg
23-05-2017 | 13:00:00
FactSet, a global provider of integrated financial information has opened a new office in Johannesburg as it seeks to grow presence in Africa
[South Africa] InfiNet Wireless on track to creating future-proofed wireless ecosystems
23-05-2017 | 12:10:00
Until recently, the wireless sector of the telecoms market prioritised the performance increase in base stations and subscriber terminals.
Zeno Ventures backs Tizeti to bring unlimited Wifi to Africa
23-05-2017 | 11:38:31
Venture capital firm, Zeno Ventures, has closed an investment in Tizeti Inc., a Menlo Park, CA and Lagos, Nigeria based startup that participated in the latest batch of Y Combinator.
MainOne advocates need for greater investments to drive data explosion in Africa
22-05-2017 | 12:09:00
Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent’s broadband data explosion.
Microsoft to deliver cloud to data centers across Africa in digital transformation drive
19-05-2017 | 16:39:09
Microsoft has revealed plans to deliver the complete, intelligent Microsoft Cloud for the first time from datacentres located in Africa.
[Column] Magnus Nmonwu: Nigerian CIOs must focus on the needs of the connected consumer
19-05-2017 | 09:36:00
The IDC CIO Summit, currently underway in Lagos, is focusing on how the next wave of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies will unleash innovation and productivity in the enterprise by delivering better employee and customer experiences.
[Kenya] Social media propels Khaligraph to international stardom
19-05-2017 | 08:45:00
CNN’s ‘African Voices’, programme interviews Kenya’s rapper Khaligraph accompanying him to learn more about his influences, which include a mixture of western rap and his Kenyan upbringing.
Vodacom launches first NarrowBand IoT network in Africa
18-05-2017 | 10:45:00
Vodacom, in partnership with Huawei, have successfully completed the launch of Africa’s first live NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) site which is fully compliant with the standardised 3rd Generation Partnership Project(3GPP) NB-IoT specifications.
IFC, Google, Convergence Partners, Mitsui Invest in CSquared to Improve broadband in Africa
18-05-2017 | 07:49:17
International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, Google Inc., Convergence Partners, and Mitsui & Co. have agreed to invest up to $100 million in CSquared, a partnership focused on deploying wholesale, carrier-neutral, open-access fiber optic networks across Sub-Saharan Africa.
Truecaller introduces Ad platform for brands in Africa
17-05-2017 | 16:30:32
Truecaller, one of the leading communication platforms in the world, has announced that it will start rolling out its ads platform in Africa, Truecaller Ads. Brands will now be able to utilize the Truecaller app to reach more than 40 million users in Africa.
[Tanzania] Aotea Global Services announces start of US operations
17-05-2017 | 16:26:21
Aotea Global Services that has predominantly been in East Africa has announced it is expanding its operations into the US. The company provides clients with a unique value proposition: High quality, low-priced IT resources who work only for them and become an offshore extension of their in-house staff.
Facebook chooses 60 finalists in Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge across Africa
17-05-2017 | 10:33:56
Facebook has selected 60 finalists from the hundreds of entries it received from across the Middle East and Africa for the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The Bots for Messenger Challenge is a contest to recognise and reward developers who create the most innovative new bots on Messenger.
[South Africa] Discovery Health bets on FICO suite to process up to 100,000 transactions daily
16-05-2017 | 13:26:04
Silicon Valley analytics software company FICO has announced that Discovery Health in South Africa is using the FICO® Decision Management Suite to process as many as 100,000 transactions a day.
The Djibouti Data Center and Hurricane Electric expand internet connectivity in Africa
16-05-2017 | 09:20:00
Hurricane Electric has strengthened its global network with new regional network connectivity in Africa by establishing a new point of presence at the Djibouti Data Center (DDC), bolstering its ongoing commitment to the economic development of the region through the provision of improved IP connectivity and global network access.
[Nigeria] Lagos state government partners with MainOne on free WiFi project
15-05-2017 | 13:54:56
The Lagos State Government has launched a free public Wi-Fi project at parks and gardens in Lagos in partnership with MainOne.
Opera announces Victor Moses as brand ambassador in Africa
15-05-2017 | 10:28:00
Opera is kicking off a partnership with football professional Victor Moses, Chelsea starter and Nigerian national team star player. Moses will be the brand ambassador of Opera Mini , the most popular browser in Africa.
Opera invests $100 million to grow African digital economy
11-05-2017 | 13:57:37
Opera, the developer of the most popular mobile browser in Africa, has announced its plan to invest $100 million over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy. The company will use the investment to speed up internet adoption in Africa and strengthen the internet ecosystem with local partners.
Official launch in Swaziland of ADEA mobile application for capturing teacher and learner attendance
11-05-2017 | 10:34:00
Through its Working Group on Education Management and Policy Support (ADEA-WGEMPS) and in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Training in Swaziland, the Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) launched the Smart School System (3S).
[Uganda] BringCom Incorporated set to acquire Datanet
11-05-2017 | 10:00:34
BringCom Incorporated, a leading provider of connectivity solutions to developing countries, announced that it has reached a tentative agreement to acquire Datanet.Com, LLC.
[Nigeria] CcHub Launches ‘Diaspora Challenge’ in London
09-05-2017 | 09:08:15
Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), the leading social innovation centre in Nigeria, has launched the ‘CcHub Diaspora Challenge’, an international project that will engage entrepreneurs, innovators and scientists from African communities in the UK and source scalable business solutions to social challenges in Africa.
[Kenya] Adil Youssefi appointed Liquid Telecom CEO
05-05-2017 | 15:18:00
Liquid Telecom Kenya has announced the appointment of Adil Youssefi as its new Chief Executive.
[South Africa] NAPAfrica celebrates five years as Africa’s largest IXP
04-05-2017 | 13:48:00
Established in 2012 as Africa’s first neutral Internet eXchange Point (IXP), NAPAfrica has grown 7-fold to become not only the largest in Africa, but one of the top three IXP’s in the Southern Hemisphere, as well as the regional internet traffic hub for sub-Saharan Africa.
Kirusa, Vodacom launch InstaVoice in Lesotho
04-05-2017 | 10:26:00
Kirusa, a telecom and social media solutions provider has partnered with Vodacom Lesotho for the launch of InstaVoice Channels.
[Cameroon] MTN Business broadens its range of products and services with Office 365 by Microsoft
01-05-2017 | 09:22:00
MTN, telecommunications leader in Cameroon and Microsoft, announce the commercialisation of Office 365 services for enterprises through MTN Business, MTN’s entity dedicated to companies.
[South Africa] VAST Networks makes Wi-Fi available to Gauteng township residents
27-04-2017 | 10:10:39
VAST Networks, a leading open access Wi-Fi provider, is set to give 1.5 million Gauteng township residents an affordable alternative to access the Internet.
FAMOCO announces partnership with Orange Cameroon to improve the efficiency of their distribution network
27-04-2017 | 09:33:00
FAMOCO, the leader in secure professional Android devices, announces a major commercial partnership with Orange Cameroon,a strategic choice by Orange to increase the efficiency of its distribution network (reduce fraud, theft and loss of data) and to meet compliance needs.
[Nigeria] MainOne launches data center project in Ogun State
26-04-2017 | 13:16:19
West Africa's leading connectivity and data center solutions provider, MainOne has pledged its commitment to boost Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Ogun State with a data center project in Sagamu.
Liquid Telecom and Intelsat team to expand high performance broadband services in Africa
25-04-2017 | 16:05:00
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, and Intelsat S.A, operator of the world’s first Globalized Network and leader in integrated satellite communications, have announced a new agreement that will introduce high performance Intelsat EpicNG satellite services into the Liquid Telecom network.
Kaspersky Lab introduces new partner program in Africa to drive business growth for managed security services providers
25-04-2017 | 11:14:37
Kaspersky Lab has launched a new partner program in Africa, aimed at managed service providers (MSPs) that already offer security services or would like to add them to their current portfolio.
MainOne, Nigerian Internet Exchange partner to improve transit traffic
25-04-2017 | 07:44:00
The Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has partnered with Maindata Nigeria (MDXi), a MainOne subsidiary, to improve national transit traffic by hosting a Point of Presence in the Maindata facility.
Smart e-commerce, KOKO Networks, platform launches in Nairobi
25-04-2017 | 07:24:00
KOKO Networks, a tech platform that connects suppliers, retailers and consumers has launched their technology in Nairobi.
Angola Cables announces start of cable loading for Atlantic System project
24-04-2017 | 13:33:24
Taking a step closer to completing a valuable new route for the global telecommunications sector, Angola Cables has announced the completion of the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS),
MTN South Africa and Huawei launch the first LTE LAA network in Africa
24-04-2017 | 11:03:24
MTN and Huawei have partnered to bring the first LTE Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) network in Africa. LTE LAA is an evolution of the LTE-Unlicensed mobile technology, which enables LTE to utilise unlicensed spectrum to significantly enhance network capacity.
[Egypt] Vodafone in a multi-million-dollar partnership with Procera Networks to enhance broadband subscriber experience
24-04-2017 | 09:08:03
Procera Networks has unveiled a multi-year, multi-million-dollar partnership with Vodafone Egypt to enhance the subscriber experience for its fixed and mobile subscribers.
GTP and Mastercard partner to unveil prepaid solutions across Africa in cashless continent drive
24-04-2017 | 08:53:08
Mastercard and prepaid processing and payments solutions provider Global Technology Partners (GTP) signed a partnership agreement that will result in the latest prepaid solutions being made available across Africa to government institutions, financial services and corporate sector and consumers.
Angola Cables completes system connecting Africa and the Americas to create new route for Internet traffic
21-04-2017 | 15:38:36
Taking a step closer to completing a valuable new route for the global telecommunications sector, Angola Cables today announced the completion of the marine survey for the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS), as well as the start of cable loading on the Angolan side of SACS.
African developers celebrated at Facebook’s annual F8 conference
21-04-2017 | 10:48:48
Facebook celebrated the achievements and products of its growing African developer and partner ecosystem at its annual F8 developer conference, held in San Jose, California, on 18 and 19 April.
World Bank Group Launches New Program to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs
21-04-2017 | 10:18:57
The World Bank Group launched XL Africa, a five-month business acceleration program designed to support the 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa.
Vodafone Egypt launches new app for blind and visually impaired customers
19-04-2017 | 13:58:00
Vodafone Egypt launched a new mobile application for blind and visually impaired users called “E3rafli” (an Arabic word for “Find out for me") to help them recognize basic things and services through their mobile phones.
Telkom Kenya to replace Orange Money service with new platform
18-04-2017 | 09:53:00
Telkom Kenya plans to replace its mobile money platform Orange Money amidst its continued underperformance in the market.
[Namibia] Paratus Telecom plans R150m network expansion over three years
14-04-2017 | 10:23:03
Paratus Telecom plans to deepen its existing fibre network in Namibia and has announced a R150m fibre network expansion programme to be rolled out over three years.
Social Media Report Reveals Radio Stations’ Dominant Influence on Facebook and Twitter
10-04-2017 | 15:02:00
In a bid to enhance the work of the media using technology in Africa, Penplusbytes has released its latest social media ratings on Ghana’s Radio, Television and Print media
Deskera expands Africa presence, launches channel partner program in the region
10-04-2017 | 14:29:00
Deskera, a global provider of cloud-based software solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, is expanding its footprint in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market. It has launched a channel partner program to bring MEA enterprises, the most effective business software to serve their customers.
[Column] Jens Ischebeck: The Udemy learning marketplace and possibilities for Africans Pt. 1
10-04-2017 | 13:16:00
On Wikipedia the leading e-learning marketplace Udemy is described as follows: “Udemy.com is a platform or marketplace for online learning.
Africa is playing infrastructure catch up - Michele McCann
10-04-2017 | 10:43:00
The amount of businesses embracing an online strategy is driving an urgent review of legacy infrastructure according to Michele McCann, business development manager, Teraco.
Kwesé TV partners wih MTN Ghana to expand mobile offering
10-04-2017 | 10:32:10
Econet Media’s Kwesé TV and MTN Ghana have announced that the two will be entering into a partnership. The partnership will see Kwesé TV facilitate the delivery of video content to MTN’s mobile customers.
Africa telecom and finance leaders assess accelerating digital investment opportunities
07-04-2017 | 13:26:44
Leaders from Africa's biggest telecom investment companies including MTN, Orange, Helios Towers, American Tower, Eaton Towers, Google, Microsoft, Liquid Telecom and SEACOM are meeting with investment bankers,
[Interview] Ekene Okechukwu, Founder, Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria
06-04-2017 | 13:41:00
Ekene Okechukwu is Founder of Bargainmasterng.com, Nigeria's social marketplace for online sellers and buyers.
[South Africa] KNF Ventures invests in online ticketing services company Quicket Solutions
06-04-2017 | 13:08:00
KNF Ventures, a SARS-approved section 12J Venture Capital Company dedicated to investing in South African innovation-driven ventures with proven traction, has announced that it is investing in the online ticketing services solution scale-up company, Quicket.
[Nigeria] VoguePay gets Fintech start-up recognition
06-04-2017 | 10:19:28
VoguePay has won the “Best Fintech Startup” award at the just concluded Cashless Africa Expo. The award is in recognition to online payment in Nigeria and Africa in general.
[South Africa] Rabaki.com creates employment through new re-seller feature
06-04-2017 | 10:04:56
South African online retail store, Rabaki.com is now giving locals an opportunity to become part of the outlet and earn a 5% commission in return.
Facebook moves into larger South Africa premises as African growth accelerates
05-04-2017 | 16:35:00
Facebook has moved its Johannesburg offices into new premises, creating a new home for the company to work with its partners to boost innovation and provide an African home for the Facebook culture.
[South Africa] Trinity Telecoms and COMSOL Networks Announce Partnership at IOTFA
04-04-2017 | 09:45:00
A R65 million partnership between Trinity Telecoms, a leading IoT platform provider, and Comsol Networks, has been sealed with the establishment of COMSOL IoT Connect.
ICANN approves dotAfrica launch dates
04-04-2017 | 09:30:00
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has given dotAfrica the green light to move forward with their launch plan and dates as Africa’s new home on the web gets ready for their long awaited entry.
Avaya debuts first unified communications cloud service in Algeria with Icosnet
03-04-2017 | 14:53:42
Avaya and Icosnet have announced a strategic partnership to jointly provide Unified Communications (UC) technologies from a cloud platform in Algeria.
Frédéric Alran Appointed SAP Francophone Africa Managing Director
03-04-2017 | 14:37:00
SAP Africa has appointed industry veteran, Frédéric Alran, as its new Managing Director for Francophone Africa.
U2opia Mobile forays into Africa with FonePass data suite
03-04-2017 | 13:02:27
U2opia Mobile, a global mobile technology player has launched its sponsored data suite, FonePass across markets in Africa, Asia and Middle East. FonePass is a holistic data solutions suite that offers a slew of products catering to enterprise and consumer needs.
[Column] Michèle Scanlon: Africa - the centre of new space race era
03-04-2017 | 12:29:00
In 2017 and beyond, Africa will find itself at the heart of a new space race centred on satellite connectivity. According to Michèle Scanlon, New Business Development at Gondwana International Networks (GIN), “The race is on for full coverage of Africa with High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service.
Vodacom and PTC partner to bring ThingWorx to South Africa
03-04-2017 | 12:00:03
Vodacom has partnered with PTC to launch a local version of the ThingWorx Internet of Things development platform.