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Africa broadband markets being strengthened with upgrades to national telecom networks, report

07-04-2019 | 11:15:00
The development of the fixed-line broadband market in Africa has long been stymied by the lack of fixed-line infrastructure in rural and semi-rural regions.

DBSA invests $2.25m development funding in Apalia24, DRC

07-04-2019 | 10:52:00
The Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) announced that it has committed project preparation funding to the value of USD $2.25 million to Apalia24, an innovative Off-grid Energy and Media Company in DRC.

Ruckus Networks debuts Wi-Fi 6 in Africa

07-04-2019 | 08:44:45
Ruckus Networks recently completed its first use case in Africa at The Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) held in Nairobi Kenya.

Orange Business Services and Genesis Analytics partner to support digital banking transformation in Africa and the Middle East

07-04-2019 | 08:18:00
Orange Business Services and Genesis Analytics have signed a partnership agreement to jointly serve the financial services industry in Africa and the Middle East.

[South Africa] Teraco to invest $71 million in expansion of its data center campus to respond to growing cloud uptake

07-04-2019 | 08:17:00
In its largest infrastructure build project to date, Africa’s neutral data center provider has announced that it will be expanding the Teraco Isando Campus (JB1).

MTN Group adds GlobalConnect to portfolio of Operating Companies

07-04-2019 | 06:53:21
MTN Group has announced that GlobalConnect, the company’s wholesale infrastructure company, is now an operating company (Opco) of the group.

Motorola Solutions launches cloud-based push to talk service in EMEA

07-04-2019 | 06:29:00
Motorola Solutions has launched WAVE – the new, network-independent multimedia communication subscription service in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Founders Factory Africa and Netcare to build and scale 35 health-tech startups across Africa

07-04-2019 | 06:25:00
Founders Factory Africa has partnered with leading South African healthcare provider, Netcare, to provide a platform for entrepreneurs to build and scale health-tech startups across Africa.

Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit launches inaugural cloud excellence awards in Africa

07-04-2019 | 06:15:00
Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit has launched a new Awards Ceremony to recognize data centre and cloud excellence during the last 12 months across the African continent.

MainOne invests in University of Benin’s ICT Program

07-03-2019 | 14:00:00
MainOne, West Africa’s connectivity and data centre solutions provider, has assured the University of Benin of its support towards continued ICT development at the University.

Naspers appoints Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa as CEO of South Africa

07-03-2019 | 11:55:00
Naspers has announced the appointment of Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa to the global Naspers management team as CEO, South Africa.

Westcon-Comstor inks distribution agreement with Nokia across Sub Saharan Africa

07-03-2019 | 11:49:38
Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has signed a channel partner agreement with Nokia to market, distribute and service Nokia Enterprise solutions including Wi-Fi, WDM, SDN, SD-WAN and IP/MPLS networking.

[Kenya] Seaways digital strategy bears fruit as it calls for major policy changes in the automotive sector

07-03-2019 | 10:06:09
Recently feted car portal, Garimoto has seen a 30 per cent revenue growth for Seaways Kenya Limited since its deployment four years ago.

[Angola] Banco Atlântico unveils first digital laboratory

07-03-2019 | 09:18:37
The first digital laboratory in Angola, to promote an ecosystem of fostering entrepreneurship and digital innovation, has been unveiled by the President of the Atlantic Bank, Daniel Santos.

Kenya Airways and GE Aviation sign digital flight operations agreement

07-03-2019 | 06:28:12
Kenya Airways has selected GE Aviation for the Flight Operations suite of digital products across the airline’s fleet of Boeing 737, 787 and Embraer E190 airplanes.