Ericsson and MTN Nigeria have reached a milestone with the successful launch of 5G services. This deal is the result of a fruitful collaboration spanning 21 years reaffirming a rich culture of partnerships between the two parties.
OmniBiz, a platform digitizing the essential goods ecosystem has announced a brand refresh.
SociumJob. lève des fonds auprès d’investisseurs pour accélérer son déploiement en Afrique francophone
SociumJob. lève 1 million d'euros pour accélérer son déploiement en Afrique francophone et permettre aux entreprises opérant sur le continent de recruter les meilleurs talents.
Orange and Netskope partner on carrier-class connectivity and SSE services for a secure, cloud-smart platform
Orange Business Services, a global network-native digital services company, Orange Cyberdefense, a leading cybersecurity services provider, and Netskope, a leader in secure access service edge (SASE), are partnering to deliver a new SSE (Security Service Edge) solution embedded into the Orange Telco Cloud Platform.
EUTELSAT KONNECT sélectionné par Liquid Intelligent Technologies pour fournir de l’Internet à haut débit
Le satellite EUTELSAT KONNECT sélectionné par Liquid Intelligent Technologies pour des services de connectivité à large bande en Uganda, au Sud-Soudan et en République Démocratique du Congo.
Avanti Communications and Turksat partner to deliver extensive combined Ka-band coverage across Africa
Avanti Communications (Avanti), the provider of high throughput satellite capacity across EMEA announced a new 5-year partnership with Turkish communications satellite operator, Turksat, to deliver extensive combined Ka-band coverage across Africa and Middle East.
Orange Côte d’ivoire inaugure son Orange 5G Lab, dédié aux entreprises, aux start-ups et aux professionnels du numérique.
TechPR Nigeria, a Public Relations and Communications firm, has announced the appointment of Felicia Omari Ochelle as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
African e-commerce startup Wasoko partners with the government of Zanzibar to establish an innovation hub that will focus on building world-class tech solutions.
La branche de renforcement des capacités de Smart Africa, la Smart Africa Digital Academy (SADA), en partenariat avec le Ministère du Numérique et de la Digitalisation du Bénin, a lancé une académie numérique nationale, en vue de promouvoir les compétences numériques en Afrique.
Le thème du forum « Science, technologie et innovation pour une CEDEAO plus compétitive », a été adopté au regard des nombreux défis qui se posent à l’économie mondiale, au moment où les Etats membres de la CEDEAO œuvrent à la création d’une sous-région intégrée et plus compétitive.
Le Groupe Sonatel renforce son dispositif technique mis en place pour le bon déroulement des communications et renouvelle son soutien au comité d’organisation pour la réussite du Grand Magal de Touba édition 2022.
Ginkgo Bioworks and RDB announce plans to develop and implement new biosecurity capabilities in Rwanda
Collaboration aims to leverage innovative biosecurity capabilities to promote global health security and accelerate the development of the regional bioeconomy
This partnership represents a paradigm shift in corporate procurement by bringing the ease of consumer marketplace buying to corporations across Africa.
Avanti Communications selects Clear Blue Smart Off-Grid to power eLearning offering across Sub-Saharan Africa
Clear Blue to be the exclusive off-grid power provider for Avanti’s eLearning services for 3,000-5,000 schools in Africa, with high volume rollouts expected from late 2023 through 2025
Commission de la Communauté Economique des Etats de l’Afrique centrale (CEEAC), en partenariat avec le Secrétariat Exécutif de la CCNUCC, l’Initiative pour la Transparence de l’Action Climatique, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le Développement (PNUD) et le Marché Commun de l’Afrique Orientale et Australe (COMESA), ont organisé le Dialogue Africain sur le Cadre de Transparence Renforcé (CTR).
MTN Rwanda announced the launch of MTN Unicall, a new product that is set to streamline the integration of enterprise communication services under the Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) product umbrella.
This service is launching soon after MTN Rwanda’s announcement that it would be launching a device financing initiative in partnership with Bank of Kigali, offering customers the opportunity to buy brand new smartphones on credit.
Ericsson and Google continue to push the envelope on network slicing, bringing the full range of benefits of 5G one step closer to consumers, by demonstrating multiple network slices on a single device that cater to both consumer and enterprise applications.
His Excellency President Paul Kagame to Deliver Opening Keynote at MWC Africa 2022 in Kigali
According to GSMA ,495 million people subscribed to mobile services in Sub-Saharan Africa, representing 46% of the region’s population – an increase of almost 20 million on 2019. With the number continue to go high, how business owners can use this opportunity to reach more customers? are you aware of the language used in mobile marketing?
ArabyAds raises US$30 Million in Pre-Series B funding round from AfricInvest Maghreb Private Equity Fund IV; eyes global expansion
The African space economy in 2021 is valued at USD 19.49 billion and is projected to grow by 16.16% to USD 22.64 billion by 2026. The industry employs over 19,000 people across the continent.
With 60% of the African population residing in rural areas, there is an enormous opportunity to connect people in rural communities and villages. In Morocco, a third of the population lives in rural areas.
Acumatica, the cloud ERP company, has provided SEACOM, the Pan-African telecommunications provider, with the tools necessary to realise its ambitious growth plans and deliver high-speed internet connectivity around the world.
Incentro is directly looking for a Data Engineer in Nairobi
Incentro is directly looking for a DevOps Engineer in Nairobi
Mobile Money Corporation annonce le lancement la deuxième édition du MTN MoMo Hackathon au Cameroun.
Ad-tech company Hivestack announced a partnership with media and marketing communications agency PHD Media. This partnership enables PHD to integrate programmatic DOOH into the omnichannel strategies of their customers' brands.
Organic pesticides, waste-based fertilisers and forest regeneration are just a few of the green initiatives being employed in Ghana to boost farming communities’ resilience to the impacts of climate change.
Telecom Namibia plan to invest over N$2,3 billion in the next five plus years to modernise national network – both fixed and mobile, starting from national backbone to the core network and the access technologies.
Sonatel accélère la connectivité numérique du Sénégal avec l’atterrissement d’un nouveau câble sous-marin 3 fois plus puissant et le doublement de son Datacenter
Hivestack launches programmatic Digital Out of Home (DOOH) marketplace in South Africa, inks partnership with Xaxis
Xaxis South Africa has announced it’s partnership with Hivestack, the world’s programmatic digital out of home (DOOH) ad tech company, to drive the future of OOH, forming a truly programmatic DOOH solution in the South Africa market.
Le 1er sommet annuel d’échanges entre Huawei et ses partenaires de la zone CEMAC s’est tenu à Douala
Huawei mobilise autour d’un sommet, des partenaires et intégrateurs de solutions TIC pour construire ensemble un écosystème local.
The Smart Africa Alliance is now counting S and BTS Global as it's new and latest entrepreneurial members. The organizations will work together mainly towards the aim of achieving the One Africa Network project.
Mobile adoption is rising steadily in Africa, driven mainly by digital transformation. This makes the continent an important market for major phone manufacturers.
La deuxième édition de Africa by IncubMe s’annonce encore plus ambitieuse, sous le signe de l’innovation, de la créativité et challenge en réunissant les meilleures compétences africaines et celles du Moyen-Orient.
The Africa Narrative (TAN), a non-profit focused on supporting African creatives launches the AfroCreatives WikiProject, funded by the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit that supports Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects.
Safaricom is planning to launch the first phase of its Ethiopia network rollout next month.
L'African Business Roundtable a choisi la maison de médias Africa Influencer Agency pour être responsable de ses campagnes marketing et médiatiques.
The African Business Roundtable has chosen media house Africa Influencer Agency to be responsible for its marketing and media campaigns.
MTN Cameroon annonce la nomination de Mitwa Ng’ambi comme nouveau Directeur Général.
MTN Cameroon is pleased to announce the appointment of Mitwa Ng’ambi as the new CEO of MTN Cameroon.
MTN Uganda has appointed Sylvia Mulinge as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective October 1, 2022.
To support the accelerated execution of our Ambition 2025 strategy, MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of new CEOs for operations in Cameroon, Rwanda and Uganda effective 1 September 2022.
MTN Group today released the second instalment of its brand refresh with the ‘Voice’ brand film that highlights how a simple ingredient of life, in this case your voice, can impact and change the way people see the world, and inspire progress.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has appointed Reuben Muoka, a journalist and consummate public relations practitioner, as the new Director of Public Affairs (DPA).
Intertrust announced that the Africa Content Marketplace (ACOMART) will use Intertrust's ExpressPlay DRM cloud service to help protect Afrostream, ACOMART's Pan-African over-the-top (OTT) subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service.
[Column] Nitesh Singh: Communications Service Providers have critical role to play in the race to net-zero
As concerns over climate change's lasting impact intensify, CSPs (Communication Service Providers) need to tackle an urgent double-edged dilemma.
African Development Bank VP Mateus Magala appointed Minister of Transport and Communication in Mozambique
Dr. Mateus Magala, Vice President for Human Resources and Corporate Services at the African Development Bank, has been appointed Minister of Transport and Communication of the Republic of Mozambique.
Camtel décroche un contrat pour la fourniture de l’Internet et la protection des données à la Fonction publique.
L'agence turque de coopération et de coordination (TİKA) a modernisé le musée des sciences et des inventions du palais des sciences de Monastir, en Tunisie.
Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) modernized the Science and Invention Museum in the Palace of Science in Monastir, Tunisia.
Les démonstrations sélectionnées, principalement axées sur le rôle de la 5G pour permettre une société plus intelligente, comprennent : Music Connect, la télémédecine avec une ambulance connectée, les véhicules connectés et les maisons intelligentes utilisant l’accès fixe sans fil.
Orange Maroc s’engage à investir 5,69 milliards de dirhams pour renforcer ses infrastructures télécoms
Africa Data Centres multiplie les investissements pour son expansion africaine alors que la demande en centres de données continue de croître sur le continent. En Afrique de l’Ouest, la société a des installations au Togo et au Nigeria
Grâce à la mise en œuvre d’une synergie au sein des filiales de la Région Afrique Atlantique de Bolloré Transport & Logistics, le démarrage des opérations d’empotage du coton malien en Mauritanie a connu un véritable succès.
Aux Seychelles, la demande de connexion haut débit s'accélère. Pour répondre à ces demandes et soutenir la transformation numérique, le gouvernement et les opérateurs de télécommunications investissent pour renforcer l'infrastructure nationale de télécommunications.
Communications Professionals selected as an Accelerate Partner in the African-American Cisco Partner Community
Communications Professionals announced it has been designated as an Acceleration Partner in the African American Cisco Partner Community (AACPC).
International calling app Talk360 has secured $4 million in funding as it prepares to launch a new pan-African payment platform in mid-2022.
Rand Merchant Bank, RMB, a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has launched an appealing new brand campaign that speaks to the bank’s ability to deliver on seemingly disparate objectives.
The Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) has engaged Lleida.net, to send all its registered electronic communications. The agreement, which takes effect immediately, is part of the company's growing expansion plan in Africa.
Contact centre operator CCI Global has announced that it is opening a new purpose-built, state-of-the-art office at Tatu City that will create more than 4,000 employment opportunities for Kenyans.
MTN Nigeria and Mafab Communications will start the rollout of 5G technologies on August 24. This was announced the Nigerian Communications Commission while issuing final letters of license awards to the two operators.
Flexential, the provider of data center colocation, cloud and connectivity, announced its partnership with Angola Cables, to drive colocation and interconnection options for customers in the Southern and West African markets.
Frost & Sullivan appoints Robin Joffe as Partner-Managing Director of Middle East, Africa, and South Asia
Frost & Sullivan has appointed Robin Joffe as Partner-Managing Director of its Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) operations, to better serve an increasingly strategic customer segment.
MTN Rwandacell PLC has released its first quarter results for the period ended 31 March 2022 through the Rwanda Stock Exchange.
Alaian is born, it brings together six of the world’s leading telcos including Africa, which will be connected to share expertise on innovation and seek out start-ups where they are present.
Trace, Mastercard Foundation launch Trace Academia to enable young Africans acquire on-demand, market-relevant skills
Trace and the Mastercard Foundation launched Trace Academia, a free-to-use, interactive, mobile-based learning application that aims to enable 26 million young Africans to acquire on-demand, market-relevant skills.
African Media Agency, VivaTech join forces to promote business innovation, drive opportunities in Africa tech
The African Media Agency (AMA), a pan-African PR and communications firm announced a partnership with Europe's startup and tech event, VivaTech, to promote business innovation and drive opportunities in Africa tech industry.
This will be the first-ever report that will cater exclusively to the PR and communications industry within the African continent.
To expand coverage of online and mobile phone services across underserved areas of Kenya and reduce costs for consumers, IFC and Atlas Tower Kenya announced a partnership to support the building of independent telecommunication towers.
SES announced the results of its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscores SES’s position as the leader in enabling content delivery via satellite directly and indirectly.
SmartWage, an innovative HR and communications technology startup, raised $2 million oversubscribed seed funding round to support its vision of transforming Africa’s workforce through digital inclusion.
Most of us can hardly associate the B2B space with creativity. Naturally. Since most B2B communication revolves around complex solutions that are explained at length using mostly boring business jargon.
MediaTek, a global fabless semiconductor company powering nearly two billion connected devices every year, launched the Dimensity 700 and Dimensity 1200 chips across the African market.
MTN Fusion est un programme de développement partenarial entre MTN Cameroun, et les entreprises initié en 2019 dans le but d'accélérer la digitalisation de l'économie. Pour l'année 2022, les objectifs sont tout d'abord de consolider les partenariats mis en œuvre depuis le lancement initial de MTN Fusion.
African Media Agency, a pan-African communications network, announced the launch of AMA Academy, a free tool for the African media industry dedicated to empowering journalists, content providers and publishers through tailored training and certification.
Vodacom Western Cape has invested over R1 billion in the last financial year to enable more communities in both the Western Cape’s urban and rural areas to reap the benefits of connectivity.
Steinreich Communications Group, Inc., an international public relations firm, has acquired the Omniado Agency, one of South Africa's leading design and digital marketing agencies.
Insurance group Jubilee Holdings Limited (JHL), announced it has purchased an additional 10% stake in submarine fibre optic cable project SEACOM, increasing its shareholding in SEACOM from 8.8% to 18.8%.
Intelsat, operator of the world’s integrated satellite and terrestrial network and provider of inflight connectivity (IFC), has been selected by Orange Mali SA to bring 3G and 4G connectivity to hard-to-reach areas in Mali.
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, has partnered with Ericsson to launch 5G services in Zimbabwe, in a significant milestone for the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange-listed mobile network operator and in light of Econet’s digital transformation journey.
Telesat partners with Liquid Intelligent Technologies to bring Telesat Lightspeed services in Africa
Telesat and Liquid Intelligent Technologies announced a strategic cooperation agreement to explore reciprocal go-to-market strategies to bring Telesat Lightspeed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite services to Africa.
Jerome OWONO is the Marketing and Communication Manager at ALM CREATIVE STUDIOS, a young professional services company in Cameroon offering a wide range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, design, technology and operations.
Jerome OWONO est la responsable Marketing et Communication chez ALM CREATIVE STUDIOS, une jeune entreprise de services professionnels au Cameroun offrant une vaste gamme de services et de solutions en stratégie, en conseil, en numérique, en design, en technologie et en opérations.
DMS, the digital arm of Choueiri Group, announced it would be serving as the exclusive media representatives for InMotion outcome-based solutions in the MENA region.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) announces the names of the bidders that qualify to participate in the auction phase of the ongoing licensing process for International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT) spectrum.
FOX News International, FOX News Media’s global streaming service, announced it will expand distribution into Africa, increasing its reach to 44 countries worldwide.
Orange, the multi-service telecommunications group with a presence in 18 African countries, along with its subsidiary Sonatel, will partner with SES, to deploy and manage the first O3b mPOWER gateway in Africa.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IGOM Portal, a major support tool for the efficient implementation of the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM).
Eutelsat Communications and Marlink, the Smart Network Company, have agreed to extend their Global Maritime Partnership, initially signed in 2019, to support expansion in Africa and the Middle East.
Patricia is passionate about creating opportunities that improve people’s lives and is currently Regional Director at the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Development Economies – Seed, a Stanford Graduate School of Business initiative that builds a network of globally-engaged leaders from Silicon Valley to sub-Saharan Africa.
To scale up access to quality mobile connectivity for millions of individuals and businesses across Africa and to further support the continent's digital economy, IFC has invested in a maiden bond issuance by AXIAN Telecom.
As smartphones have become the norm worldwide, they have also replaced desktops as the preferred mode of accessing the internet. According to the numbers presented by StockApps.com, 54.86% of global web traffic came through mobiles.
MainOne, the provider of connectivity solutions for businesses in West Africa is empowering enterprises to adopt cloud technology by connecting businesses across the region directly and privately to public cloud service providers.
The flagship study, conducted by Reputation Matters, will gather demographic data on the industry and investigate issues including perceptions of PR in business, ethics, talent, and the pandemic’s impact.
Samsung has garnered the respect of its employees, as it has been named by The Top Employers Institute as one of the South African companies that create the best employment conditions for its staff.
Ceragon Networks, the global innovator and solutions provider of 5G wireless transport, announced it has signed a deal with Globacom, the second largest operator in Nigeria, to further expand its network and enable it to maintain its cutting-edge technology.
IHS Holding (IHS Towers), operators and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count, announced the appointment of Sandile Msimango as Vice President and CEO, IHS South Africa.