African retailer Pick n Pay selects Clickatell to manage its WhatsApp customer communication channel
Clickatell, a player in mobile communications and chat commerce, has been selected by African retailer Pick n Pay, to manage its WhatsApp customer communication channel.
MARCO is expanding its communication capabilities across the African continent as ACG positions itself to service clients globally.
African telecommunications group Econet, announced the launch of Cassava Technologies, bringing together Econet’s digital services and digital infrastructure product segments.
Meta announced the launch of Facebook Business Coach, an innovative and easily-accessible way for owners of small-and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya and other English speaking countries.
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced grant funding for a feasibility study to help Nigerian company Ekovolt Telco expand internet access for underserved communities in the Niger Delta region.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies and Orange announced a new partnership to leverage each other's existing networks in Africa, allowing them even greater access and opportunity to build their businesses throughout the continent.
The Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has welcomed Tanzanian consultancy Tanz PR as an International Member.
Ericsson is enhancing its 5G capabilities with the launch of an end-to-end solution that will guarantee the consistent low latency and high reliability demanded by time-critical applications and services for consumers, enterprises, and public sector.
Ericsson renforce ses capacités 5G avec le lancement d'une solution de bout en bout qui garantira la faible latence constante et la haute fiabilité exigées par les applications et les services critiques pour les consommateurs, les entreprises et le secteur public.
Vodafone has partnered with Thales to connect customers with an Eco-SIM card, a product whose card body is made out of 100% recycled plastic from refrigerator interiors.
Pan-African technology group Liquid Intelligent Technologies announced the launch of its shortest terrestrial fibre route between the East to the West coasts of Africa, connecting Mombasa, Kenya to Muanda, DRC.
To meet the ever-growing demand and network resiliency requirements, Djibouti Telecom has started the construction of a New Cable Landing Station in Djibouti City.
MTN Uganda is pleased to announce their intention to proceed with an initial public offer (IPO) and subsequently list on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE).
Globacom selects Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa to bring satellite broadband to underserved regions of Nigeria
Eutelsat Communications and Globacom signed a multi-year, multi-Gbps wholesale capacity contract, enabling Globacom to extend its coverage beyond the reach of its terrestrial infrastructure, leveraging the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite.
Avantive Solutions announced it will now offer contact center support in South Africa through a new partnership with Outworx Contact Center.
To help reduce inequities in Ghana's healthcare delivery, Penplusbytes together with its partners, SEND Ghana and the Ghana News Agency, implemented the USAID funded People for Health (P4H) project and are set to host the maiden edition of RIHCA 2021.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects DRC and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using WOC technology
Africa’s technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC).
Sporty.com, an online sports media and entertainment brand, has partnered with NTA to simulcast its free-to-air broadcast of premium sports content.
MTN is pleased to announce a mobile money partnership with Africa’s leading payments technology company, Flutterwave.
This is the latest investment from MTN in a growing relationship with Nigeria’s dynamic football ecosystem.
L'AfDB a nominée M. Solomon Mugera au poste de directeur de la Communication et des relations extérieures
De nationalité kényane, M. Mugera apporte une vaste expérience à ce rôle. Journaliste et directeur de médias expérimenté, il totalise plus de 20 ans d’expertise à l’échelle internationale.
The move will strengthen Accenture Interactive’s focus on putting creativity at the center of experience-led transformation to drive relevance and growth for its clients.
The African Development Bank has appointed Solomon Mugera as Director, Communication and External Relations, effective 1 October 2021.
CM.com, a global player in cloud software for Conversational Commerce, announced it has been recognised as an official provider of electronic signatures in Kenya.
Djibouti Telecom is leveraging Ciena’s GeoMesh Extreme solution to upgrade its DARE1 (Djibouti Africa Regional Express1) network to increase digitization in the East Africa region.
Lleida.net signed contracts with the postal operators of five African countries to provide them with digital postal services and registered electronic communications technology to serve their citizens.
Broadband network and digital services offered in Seychelles will get a boost from a new cable system that will be leased by Seychelles-based telecommunications provider Intelvision, with support from IFC.
Google has joined Smart Africa as a platinum member of the Alliance, advancing its commitment to the digital transformation of Africa.
Aleph Holding, global partner to the world's digital media players, announced its acquisition of majority stake in Connect Ads, a digital media and advertising solutions provider specialising in the Middle East and Africa.
Orange Mali et la Coopération Allemande Inaugurent le 4ème Orange Digital Center en Afrique et au Moyen-Orient
Orange et la Coopération Allemande inaugurent à Bamako, « Orange Digital Center », un écosystème entièrement dédié au développement des compétences numériques et à l’innovation.
Orange Mali and German Cooperation inaugurate 4th Orange Digital Center in Africa and the Middle East
Orange and the German Cooperation are inaugurating, an Orange Digital Center in Bamako, an ecosystem entirely dedicated to the development of digital skills and innovation.
Vodacom South Africa and Nokia achieve highest transmission rates across live optical network in Africa
Vodacom South Africa and Nokia are working together to transform the operator’s nationwide optical transmission network through Nokia’s Photonic Service Engine 3 (PSE-3) chipset hardware to deliver high capacity transmission.
To help strengthen broadband infrastructure and improve online access to digital services for individuals and businesses in more than 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, IFC has invested in a new fund by Convergence Partners Africa.
The surging demand for digital connectivity during the COVID-19 pandemic has led IFC's commitments to the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sector in emerging markets to exceed $1 billion for the first time in one fiscal year.
Verimatrix, Renmore Partners collaborate to offer scalability and affordability for digital TV switchover in Nigeria
Verimatrix, the leader in powering the modern connected world with people-centered security, announced that Renmore Partners selected Verimatrix’s conditional access technology to offer Nigerians cost-effective at-home entertainment.
AfDB, KOAFEC fund database system to improve utility regulation for Public Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ghana
AfDB and KOAFEC Trust Fund have funded a Database Management System (DBMS) to improve the operations and functions of the Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC) of Ghana.
VOXOX, a 5G-enabled AI cloud communications company announced a strategic partnership with GTS Africa, a French value added communications network operator doing business in Cameroon and Nigeria.
In line with its commitment to investing in and amplifying African music, Audiomack has teamed up with entertainment provider, Ziiki Media, to propel the craft of artistes across Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and South Africa through marketing campaigns.
Incentro is directly looking for a Senior back-end developer in Nairobi
Octagon, the marketing, creative and talent management agency in global sports and entertainment, in partnership with IPG's Middle East Communications Network, named Sebastian Smith as Regional General Manager, Octagon Middle East and North Africa.
Nokia announced the global launch of its latest range of industry-leading AirScale 5G products covering baseband, remote radio heads, and massive MIMO active antennas with digital beamforming.
Opera has launched Hype Clubs, public and interest-based group chats in Hype, the new chat service built into the Opera Mini web browser. Hype is currently available and quickly gaining popularity in Kenya, South Africa, Ghana and Zambia.
Truecaller, the world's most trusted and accurate Caller ID and telephone search engine, is rolling out a new feature to further augment the user experience.
National Aviation Services (NAS), the airport services provider, announced the launch of its operations at Osvaldo Vieira International Airport in Guinea Bissau.
Brand Africa has unveiled the 11th annual Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2021 rankings of the Top 100 most admired brands in Africa in a virtual event hosted by Brand Africa, Publics Africa and Uganda Investment Authority.
Linda Weaver has been appointed Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Africa Communications Media Group (ACG), the African-owned, pan-African firm handling communications and reputation management for global clients in the African context.
Eutelsat Communications is expanding its use of the Express Wi-Fi platform in partnership with Facebook to provide broadband services via satellite across several regions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Nigerian Communications Commission and Nigerian Communications Satellite signed an MoU to facilitate the release of contiguous bandwidth in one of the most suitable frequency spectrum bands for early deployment of 5G Network services.
Ericsson and Samsung have reached a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses between the two companies, including patents relating to all cellular technologies.
UNICEF, Yale Institute for Global Health, and Public Good Projects team up to create the Vaccination Demand Observatory to equip country teams with tools to counter misinformation and mistrust related to all vaccines.
why Swahili Connection has launched its translation and localization services to international companies, including producing marketing materials and writing content in Swahili.
Telkom Kenya and the Standard Group have partnered to enable customers access the Group’s digital versions of their print content, conveniently and in real time, via their smartphones.
The Chief Executive Officer for Mobile Money Limited, Eli Hini has ruled out the use of proxies in withdrawing cash from any MTN Mobile Money Account in the country.
Airtel Africa, a leading provider of telecommunications and mobile money services, announces the signing of an agreement under which Mastercard will invest $100m in Airtel Mobile Commerce.
The Moroccan National Airport Office (ONDA) has issued a brief statement to remind travelers of the 37 countries Morocco suspended flights with.
Orange Cameroon has extended its Network as a Service (NAAS) contract with NuRAN Wireless to add a further 120 sites to its footprint in the market.
Ericsson has launched a new network programmability tool, called 5G Core Policy Studio, to enable communications service providers (CSPs) to more easily capture 5G revenue through offering differentiation.
In late January 2021, Cameroon-based group ST Digital (a pan-African IT solutions provider) launched “the first 100% African cloud” services.
MediaTek, the world’s fourth largest global fabless semiconductor company, reiterated its commitment towards providing new-age technology solutions to enable the roll out of future ready smartphones in the South African market.
Orange announced the launch of its new communication campaign focused on uses made possible by the 5G network, to raise the general public’s awareness of the sheer breadth of 5G use cases and areas of application.
Kam Global Strategies, Israel-based strategic communications firm and Brand & Image, Morocco's most prominent marketing and PR agency announced a strategic partnership to advance PR efforts in Israel and Morocco.
Boutique PR agency, African Elite Group Ltd, headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded an international award, at the 4th annual MEA (Middle East & Africa Markets) Business Awards 2020.