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Vodacom launches first live 5G network footprint in Mpumalanga province, South Africa
23-07-2021 | 13:22:00
Vodacom Mpumalanga Region has become the first network provider in that province to switch on first live 5G mobile network in Mbombela Municipality, with other municipal districts in the pipeline.
IFC invests in Convergence Partners’ Fund to boost digital access in Africa
22-07-2021 | 15:26:00
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.
Adrian Kenya Set to Deliver Fibre Infrastructure Relocation Project
22-07-2021 | 11:44:25
Adrian Kenya yesterday held a groundbreaking ceremony to officially launch the Fibre Infrastructure Relocation project along the Nairobi – Mau Summit Road.
Digital demand drives annual IFC commitments in telecoms, media and tech to $1b
21-07-2021 | 09:42:00
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.
[Kenya] Safaricom Partners with 2019 Global Teacher Prize Winner to provide computers and Internet to Nakuru School
19-07-2021 | 08:44:00
Safaricom has joined forces with former Global Teacher Prize winner, Peter Tabichi, to equip Keriko Mixed Secondary School in Nakuru County with computers and internet connectivity.
NuRAN signs MOU with Telinno-Consulting in Mali and Sierra Tel in Sierra Leone
15-07-2021 | 15:38:00
NuRAN Wireless Inc., a leading supplier of mobile and broadband wireless infrastructure solutions, announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Telinno-Consulting Limited for the in Mali, West Africa and Sierra Leone.
Orange Egypt introduces Amazon Prime video
15-07-2021 | 09:40:50
Orange Egypt has teamed up with Amazon to offer Orange pre-paid and post-paid customers 6 months of Amazon Prime Video, courtesy of Orange.
VOXOX partners with GTS Africa to deploy its Cloud Phone product in Cameroon and France
15-07-2021 | 08:23:00
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.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies appoints Martin Mushambadope as the new CEO for South Sudan
14-07-2021 | 10:48:00
Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a pan African technology group, has appointed Martin Mushambadope as the Chief Executive Officer for its operations in South Sudan.
Nokia and Africell to deploy a brand-new 5G-ready network in Angola
12-07-2021 | 13:12:00
Nokia today announced that it has signed a deal to deploy its comprehensive network technologies to Angola’s new mobile telecommunications operator, Africell, to provide 2G, 3G and 4G services in the capital city Luanda.
Huawei partners with Mondia Pay to enable digital payment options in Algeria and Tunisia
09-07-2021 | 09:11:00
Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) inked a partnership with Mondia Pay, a digital payment provider, that is set to provide Ooredoo Algeria and Orange Tunisia users with safe and convenient payment options.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026
08-07-2021 | 12:54:00
Data from the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, released this week now shows Sub-Saharan Africa to reach 70 million 5G subscriptions by 2026.
Glovo selects Orange Business Services’ digital voice solutions to help expand customer experience globally
08-07-2021 | 12:30:00
Delivery service start-up Glovo has engaged Orange Business Services to support its global expansion plans with a wide range of contact center and telephony services.
Vodacom Business Africa extends Pan-African network to South America
07-07-2021 | 14:34:00
To extend its international footprint, Vodacom Business Africa has taken a step into Brazil, thereby increasing its fixed-connectivity coverage to five continents across the globe.
Ooredoo Tunisia selects P.I. Works solution to reduce integration costs and implementation timelines
07-07-2021 | 08:25:22
By integrating seven vendors from three different domains into a single monitoring product, VantagePM will become Ooredoo Tunisia’s one stop network monitoring solution.
Anwar Soussa To Lead Safaricom-Led Consortium Operations in Ethiopia
05-07-2021 | 15:49:47
The Global Partnership for Ethiopia (GPE) on Monday appointed Mr. Anwar Soussa as the Managing Director (MD) of the Operating Company in Ethiopia, effective 1st July 2021.
Vodafone and Invest in Africa partner to advance digital capabilities of businesses in Ghana
05-07-2021 | 11:14:35
The partnership will provide local SMEs with tailor-made digital solutions to enable them to adapt to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, continue interacting with customers online and grow their businesses.
Orange Egypt partners with National Bank of Egypt to deepen financial inclusion
02-07-2021 | 12:13:00
Orange Egypt has entered into an agreement with the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), in preparation to manage its Orange Cash services that is aimed at boosting Orange customers experience and ensuring customers’ access to the best secured and innovative services.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Africa’s data centre market poised for massive growth
01-07-2021 | 13:50:00
Africa’s data centre market is poised for massive growth this year as internet penetration rates rise and the continent begins to play catch-up with other regions.
Nokia unlocks unlicensed private wireless networks with the world’s first MulteFire solution
30-06-2021 | 12:13:00
Nokia is now unlocking the global unlicensed spectrum with the industry first MulteFire 4.9G/LTE private wireless network solution which features the industry’s first certified MulteFire device: the Nokia Industrial MulteFire router 700.
Orange Ventures invests in French online media outlet and content producer, Brut
30-06-2021 | 11:59:00
Orange Ventures, Orange’s venture capital investment subsidiary, is investing in the media company Brut. as one of the main investors in a series C funding round of 75 million dollars.
SoftBank, Smart Africa collaborate to provide affordable broadband solutions, enhance digital transformation in Africa
30-06-2021 | 11:07:00
Japan's SoftBank and Smart Africa entered a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to collaborate on innovative solutions towards achieving the vision of providing affordable broadband.
Vodacom unveils VodaPay 'Super App' to transform digital economy in South Africa
30-06-2021 | 10:24:00
Vodacom unveiled VodaPay 'Super App' to be a game changer for driving financial inclusion and economic growth in South Africa.
Spacecom buys part of Nuran Wireless to strengthen Africa
30-06-2021 | 09:25:00
Spacecom, the satellite services provider and owner-operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, announced it has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with NuRAN Wireless Inc., including a USD 3.2 million investment (CAD 4 million) in the Canadian communications company.
Google Cloud and Ericsson partner to deliver 5G and Edge cloud Solutions
30-06-2021 | 08:38:00
Google Cloud and Ericsson announced a partnership to jointly develop 5G and edge cloud solutions to help communications service providers (CSPs) digitally transform and to unlock new enterprise and consumer use cases.
DataSpark signs agreement with Ooredoo for advanced data-driven SNP solution
30-06-2021 | 08:36:56
DataSpark has signed a multi-year strategic deal with Ooredoo Group, to automate and standardise their group-wide network planning processes, optimise capital expenditure spending and deliver superior customer experience.
Consortium of AIIM, Adenia and IFC acquire majority stake in Eastcastle Infrastructure
29-06-2021 | 10:07:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), Adenia Partners and IFC have partnered to invest a total of $130 million to support Eastcastle Infrastructure (Eastcastle), a company specializing in Africa’s telecoms tower sector.
MTN joins new global coalition to reach one billion people and drive green actions
29-06-2021 | 08:29:14
MTN Group has joined ‘Every Action Counts’, a new coalition to connect experts in nature conservation and climate change with some of the world’s leading digital platforms, financial institutions and consumer goods firms.
South Africa’s Vox Chooses Minim Cloud Software to Deliver Its Next-Gen Home WiFi Experience
28-06-2021 | 15:37:00
Minim, Inc. the creator of innovative internet access products, has announced that Vox has chosen its AI-driven cloud software platform, mobile app, and customer care portal to underpin the Vox Wi-Fi Home Manager.
[Kenya] More than 1.3 million customers already using the new M-PESA Super App
28-06-2021 | 13:20:00
More than 1.3 million customers have downloaded the new M-PESA Super App since it was introduced in December last year.
Vodacom partners with W&RSETA and Tertiary Institutions to create 500 internship opportunities for unemployed graduates
28-06-2021 | 09:09:06
Vodacom has formed a partnership with the Wholesale and Retail Sector Education and Training Authority (W&RSETA) and eight institutions of higher learning to provide 500 post-graduate training and internship opportunities for young graduates, who face the grim prospect of unemployment.
Huawei Pens Skills Development Deal With African Telecommunications Union
28-06-2021 | 08:28:03
The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with tech giant Huawei that will see African countries and organizations build capacity for ICT transformation.
Nokia launches next-generation AirScale 5G portfolio powered by ReefShark technology
25-06-2021 | 08:27:00
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.
MTN picks Tecnotree to accelerate business growth in 5 African countries
25-06-2021 | 07:44:58
As part of the five-year collaboration with MTN, Tecnotree will deploy its Digital BSS Suite 5 to help accelerate the operator’s business growth, increase agility and boost operational efficiency.
Telkom Kenya customers to enjoy free Mobile Internet Data and talk time for life
24-06-2021 | 13:58:00
Telkom customers will get to enjoy a life-time value of 1GB of Mobile Internet Data and 100 minutes of talk time to make Telkom-to-Telkom calls, for free, every month.
[Kenya] AAR Insurance partners with Safaricom to migrate to the cloud
23-06-2021 | 09:52:48
AAR Insurance has inked a deal with telecommunications provider Safaricom to roll out new technology infrastructure based on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) as part of its goal to be a full digital insurance company.
Mastercard inks deal with Zamtel to transform payments in Zambia
23-06-2021 | 09:50:00
Zamtel and Mastercard have announced a strategic partnership that will enable Zamtel Mobile Money customers – even those without bank accounts – to make safe and seamless digital payments on the Mastercard network including international e-commerce transactions.
MTN to invest $1.5 billion to expand broadband access across Nigeria
22-06-2021 | 12:14:46
MTN Nigeria plans to invest 640 billion naira, approximately US$1.5 billion, over the next three years to expand broadband access across the continent’s most populous country
Opera launches interest-based social Clubs in its chat service, Hype
22-06-2021 | 09:34:00
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.
USTDA announces grant funding to support digital connectivity in South Africa
18-06-2021 | 16:13:00
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), announced grant funding for a feasibility study to support Dark Fibre Africa efforts to expand reliable and affordable internet access and digital services to underserved populations in South Africa.
MTN Uganda advances network automation with TIP technology
18-06-2021 | 11:25:00
MTN Uganda and several members of the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have signed an agreement that will advance network automation using TIP’s Disaggregated Cell Site Gateway (DCSG).
Investment firm AIIM, consortium acquire 25.8% stake in South Africa's MetroFibre
18-06-2021 | 10:58:00
The African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM), along with a consortium comprising South African Housing & Infrastructure Fund (SAHIF), have agreed to acquire 25.8% interest in MetroFibre Networx.
MTN Group appoints Eliane Houphouet-Boigny as CEO of Guinea-Bissau
18-06-2021 | 08:27:00
Eliane is a seasoned professional with a career spanning more than 20 years, and experience across multiple markets in Europe and Africa.
Truecaller launches Smart SMS feature in Africa
18-06-2021 | 08:15:10
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.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
17-06-2021 | 15:08:00
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa are top drivers of eCommerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa
ATU launches the second edition of its Africa Innovation Challenge
17-06-2021 | 09:50:00
The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) has today launched the second edition of ATU Africa Innovation Challenge. The challenge seeks to provide both short and long-term solutions and opportunities to the African Youth.
Real estate developer SODIC partners with Orange Egypt to provide integrated smart solutions across all projects
17-06-2021 | 08:51:06
Real estate developer SODIC has announced the signing of a partnership agreement with Orange Egypt, the provider of integrated telecommunications services in Egypt, to provide the latest integrated smart solutions across all SODIC projects.
Telcoin's digital remittance service extends coverage to 15 new markets
16-06-2021 | 14:32:37
Telcoin, a blockchain-powered fintech disrupting the $700 billion international remittance industry, has extended its digital money transfer service to 23 additional mobile money platforms in 16 countries.
[South Africa] Vodacom Financial Services announces Business Cash Advance to assist SMMEs with short-term cash flows
16-06-2021 | 12:51:55
Vodacom Financial Services has announced its latest lending product, VodaLend | Business Cash Advance, which provides finance to smaller unregistered businesses in need of quick access to short-term cash advances.
[Nigeria] NCC begins review of telecoms license structure
16-06-2021 | 12:48:54
In demonstration of its responsiveness to global trends and the dynamics in the Information and Communications Technology ecosystem, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has initiated the process for the review of existing licensing structure in the Nigerian telecommunications industry.
MTN to launch OpenRAN in Africa
16-06-2021 | 11:45:00
MTN Group is leveraging our expansive footprint across Africa to test and ultimately deploy OpenRAN, an innovative technology that will enable us to launch new services more quickly, cost-effectively and seamlessly, supporting our strategy for Africa’s progress.
Liquid Intelligent Technologies South Africa unveils Innovation and Digital Skills Centre to boost ICT skills
11-06-2021 | 16:35:35
The IDSC will serve as a technology hub where learners and entrepreneurs can equip themselves with the latest and most relevant digital skills.
[Nigeria] NCC concludes cost-based study on international termination rate determination
11-06-2021 | 09:32:48
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has concluded the process for determining the cost-based price of Mobile International Termination Rate (ITR) to ensure healthy competition on traffic handling.
Vodacom Business launches dedicated Business Ticket data bundles in South Africa
10-06-2021 | 21:45:00
To ensure work-from-home teams have the data required to access business-critical applications, Vodacom Business has introduced Business Tickets, a first-to-market innovation offered exclusively to Vodacom Business clients.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Governments are helping advance the digital economy and drive economic transformation
10-06-2021 | 15:19:00
In Kenya, the government in partnership with the private sector also this week unveiled a new initiative aimed at equipping small business owners with digital skills.
Ministry of Innovation and Technology partners with Internet Society to advance digital economy in Ethiopia
10-06-2021 | 10:36:00
The Ministry of Innovation and Technology (MINT) of Ethiopia and the Internet Society announced a new collaboration that will help advance the digital economy and drive economic transformation.
Telecom Egypt and Vodafone Group sign modified shareholders’ agreement
10-06-2021 | 08:38:00
The agreement includes changes to Vodafone Egypt’s, VFE, dividend policy, whereby VFE will pay a one-time dividend of EGP10 billion to its shareholders during the 2021 calendar year, EGP 2bn of which was paid in March.
Telkom South Africa launches Africa’s first virtual card for transacting on WhatsApp
08-06-2021 | 12:36:20
Telkom has launched Africa's first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments.
Orange and AXA CIMA acquire majority stake in Moroccan health-tech company DabaDoc
08-06-2021 | 12:26:49
Orange Middle East and Africa and AXA CIMA entities led by AXA Assurance Maroc have announced that an agreement has been signed on the joint acquisition of a majority stake in DabaDoc alongside the company’s founders.
[South Africa] Vodacom invests $7 million to build 84 new base stations
04-06-2021 | 08:46:18
The region has accelerated its deep rural network investment to cover remote areas of the province that had no mobile network connectivity.
Uganda secures $200m to accelerate digital transformation and inclusiveness
04-06-2021 | 08:18:00
The World Bank approved $200 million financing to expand access to high-speed and affordable internet, improve efficiency of digitally enabled public service delivery, and strengthen digital inclusion in Uganda.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Africa has very few support systems for aspiring local investors
03-06-2021 | 15:14:00
This week, Dream VC, a Remote Venture Capital Upskilling Institute launched a new fellowship program dedicated to providing more access and opportunities to traditionally underrepresented individuals in the African venture capital space.
Ugandan remittances decline but still are a lifeline for rural people, IFAD
02-06-2021 | 13:42:00
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and job security for Ugandan migrant workers around the world has reduced the amount of money they are sending back home to their families.
Ericsson launches private 5G set to transform secure on-site connectivity
02-06-2021 | 11:25:00
Ericsson launched Ericsson Private 5G which offers secure and simple 4G LTE and 5G Standalone (SA) connectivity primarily targeting but not limited to manufacturing, mining and process industry, offshore and power utilities, as well as ports and airports.
Orange extends rural coverage to over 1,000 new villages in Guinea Bissau
01-06-2021 | 09:36:00
This large investment of 13.4 billion FCFA demonstrates the strong commitment of the Orange Group to contribute to the socio-economic development of Guinea Bissau, particularly in the telecommunications sector, digitization, and financial inclusion.
[Column] Tonny Tugee: How connectivity could lead to job creation in Kenya
31-05-2021 | 14:26:51
Digital technologies are transforming global economies across various sectors, leading to the creation of new digitally centred business models, markets, and job opportunities that did not exist before.
[Kenya] Safaricom To Offer Customers Free Data Every Day For the Next 90 Days
31-05-2021 | 12:01:00
Kenya's leading telco Safaricom has unveiled a new data campaign that will see customers enjoy free data every day for the next 90 days.
[South Africa] MTN partners with Ozow to enable customers purchase data, airtime directly via whatsApp
31-05-2021 | 11:43:21
MTN South Africa has partnered with instant EFT solution provider Ozow to allow customers to purchase data and airtime through WhatsApp.
[Column] Leo Chen: Bridging the digital gap- why we should never give up on universal broadband connectivity
31-05-2021 | 06:31:48
Whether we were working, learning, or staying in touch with friends and family, being online has become more critical than ever.
Samsung has introduced the two newest members of its Galaxy Tab Portfolio
28-05-2021 | 10:15:00
Samsung has introduced the newest members of the Samsung Galaxy Tab Portfolio, Galaxy Tab S7 FE which offers fan favorite features with 12.4-inch display at an affordable price and compact Galaxy Tab A7 Lite which is the perfect companion for entertainment on the go
[Kenya] Safaricom unveils mobile video on demand content service
28-05-2021 | 08:56:00
Safaricom has unveiled BAZE, a mobile-first, video-on-demand service that offers a wide selection of local and regional short form videos in comedy, drama, lifestyle, music, among others.
MTN Nigeria partners with LaLiga to offer sports content to customers
28-05-2021 | 08:53:52
A highlight of the partnership, which also grants MTN the right to use LaLiga’s brand name in Nigeria, is the launch of “LaLiga Trivia Nigeria,” a digital content platform that provides MTN customers with the league’s exclusive news
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: E-commerce is a potential gold mine for women in Africa
27-05-2021 | 15:13:22
Africa’s e-commerce market could grow by more than $14.5 billion between 2025-2030. This is according to an IFC report published this week.
[Kenya] eCitizen intergrates Telkom Kenya's T-kash as a payment option
27-05-2021 | 07:40:20
Telkom Kenya customers will now be able to make payments on the eCitizen platform using T-kash. The financial services platform has been integrated into the government digital services platform.
MTN Group scoops African brand awards, named most helpful private sector brand during pandemic
26-05-2021 | 08:26:00
MTN remains the ‘Most Admired African Brand’ in the Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2021 survey that covers 28 countries representing 80% of the continent’s population published on Tuesday.
Nike, Dangote, MTN, DSTV and GTBank ranked the most admired brands in Africa by Brand Africa
25-05-2021 | 11:16:00
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.
[Tanzania] MondiaPay partners with Vodacom to increase access to digital entertainment for customers
25-05-2021 | 11:12:51
Mondia Pay and M-Pesa have partnered to allow Tanzanians to conveniently access Mondia’s leading suite of online content on the Vodacom Tanzania PLC digital services network.
Safaricom-led consortium wins Ethiopia's telecom license
24-05-2021 | 15:57:00
Ethiopia’s telecommunications regulator has awarded an operating licence to a consortium led by Kenya’s Safaricom and Japan's Sumitomo
[Egypt] Comviva to accelerate Etisalat's digital transformation journey in Misr
24-05-2021 | 13:38:18
With this new service Etisalat subscribers can reflect their personality and emotions by playing different ring back tones for different callers.
[Ethiopia] Ethio Telecom launches modular data center to streamline IT and network infrastructure
24-05-2021 | 10:36:48
Ethio Telecom has launched a Tier III-ready modular data centre in Ethiopia. Powered by Huawei, the data center is located in the Gola Sefer district of the capital, Addis Ababa.
[Kenya] Safaricom and Huawei Trial Innovative “Scan & Order” Service for Restaurants
24-05-2021 | 07:00:00
Safaricom and Huawei have announced the trial of an innovative new solution for restaurants, “Scan & Order” to help restaurants digitize their menu and ordering systems.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Africa is banking on digital payments innovation to create digital economies.
20-05-2021 | 13:30:17
Every single day, hundreds of millions of payment transactions are completed across Africa via cards, mobile money, and digital payments. The continent is banking on digital payments innovation to create digital economies.
[South Africa] Telkom launches international roaming for Prepaid and Top-Up customers
20-05-2021 | 09:49:00
South Africa’s leading telco Telkom has launched full international roaming services for its prepaid and top-up customers. The service includes full access to voice, SMS, and data.
MTN South Africa taps CSG to advance digital ecosystem
20-05-2021 | 08:21:01
CSG has announced a multi-year extension to its long-standing relationship with MTN South Africa, the largest mobile network operator in Africa.
Mondia expands African reach in partnership with MTN Nigeria
19-05-2021 | 13:00:00
Mondia, a private m-commerce company dedicated to connecting, digitalizing and monetizing mobile consumers, has announced the launch of Getmo Games, a new gaming service for MTN Nigeria subscribers.
CSG advances MTN’s digital ecosystem for next era of growth and business transformation
18-05-2021 | 23:06:00
CSG announced a multi-year extension to its long-standing relationship with MTN South Africa, which includes migrating MTN’s enterprise and consumer customers to a new end-state systems architecture that will drive future growth and enable rapid delivery of innovative products and services.
GSMA recognizes Safaricom's contribution to the mobile industry
17-05-2021 | 16:18:07
Kenya's leading telco Safaricom has today been presented with the “Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry Award” by the GSM Association (GSMA).
[Kenya] Safaricom in Talks with Amazon for M-Pesa integration as a payment option
17-05-2021 | 12:25:33
Kenya’s leading telco Safaricom is reportedly in talks with U.S e-commerce giant Amazon to integrate M-pesa as a payment option.
[Column] Diego Gutierrez: The importance of connectivity in a humanitarian crisis
14-05-2021 | 08:57:41
The power of mobile communication and connectivity was evident in the aftermath of the two large tropical cyclones which struck southern Africa, making landfall in Mozambique in 2019.
Telkom Kenya to form subsidiaries to house its Digital and Financial Services businesses
13-05-2021 | 10:03:00
Telkom Kenya has announced that it is creating two 100% wholly-owned subsidiaries to house its Digital and Financial Services businesses.
[Kenya] Safaricom Records KES 250.35 Billion Service Revenue In Tough Financial Year
13-05-2021 | 08:33:00
Safaricom has recorded a flat growth in the financial year ending March 2021 despite the tough economic conditions triggered by the covid19 pandemic.
Telecom Egypt selects Juniper Networks to upgrade national infrastructure
12-05-2021 | 08:38:00
The move is in line with the sustained exponential growth of bandwidth demand and service quality expectations faced by Telecom Egypt.
[South Africa] Vodacom deploys new sites in 21 villages to deepen rural connectivity
12-05-2021 | 08:30:00
Deployed across 21 villages, these base stations will provide connectivity in some of the big local municipalities in Free State and Northern Cape provinces for the first time.
Orange leads solar panel deployment across Africa and the Middle East
11-05-2021 | 08:45:00
Orange is accelerating its solar projects in Africa and the Middle East to reduce its carbon footprint to zero by 2040.
NCC, NigComSat sign MoU on 5G spectrum to propel Nigeria’s digital economy
07-05-2021 | 16:14:00
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 sign global patent license agreement
07-05-2021 | 09:05:00
Ericsson and Samsung have reached a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses between the two companies, including patents relating to all cellular technologies.
Liquid Telecom unveils new brand identity in Botswana
07-05-2021 | 08:37:00
The rebrand reflects the organisation's extensive business transformation from being a telecommunications and digital services provider to a full one-stop-shop technology group for local businesses.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Consumer Appetite for Digital Payments Takes Off in Africa
06-05-2021 | 14:23:14
As the world went into pandemic lockdown in 2020, consumers in Africa shifted their spending habits to embrace contactless tap-and-go payments and online shopping.
Nokia partners with UN Women to promote inclusion and diversity in Africa and Middle East
06-05-2021 | 12:10:00
The current collaboration follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed recently by Nokia and UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and women’s empowerment, which will guide the global partnership.
[Nigeria] Airtel appoints C. Surendran as new CEO
06-05-2021 | 10:35:00
Telecommunications firm, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the appointment of C. Surendran as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria with effect from August 1.