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Loon sends a single internet connection 1000km across seven balloons

09-12-2018 | 06:39:24
Loon, the Alphabet company that is planning to launch balloon-powered internet connectivity in Kenya next year, has successfully sent a test internet connection 1,000 kilometers across seven balloons.

Oracle hosts its Impact Technology Summit in Nairobi

09-12-2018 | 06:19:07
Oracle yesterday announced its Impact Technology Summit, hosted in Nairobi and geared towards driving awareness of emerging technologies and their impact on business.

Kenyan new online retailer Hashmart bets big on electronics

09-12-2018 | 05:51:52
Hashmart Kenya, which specializes in electronics says it is positioning itself to give established players in e-commerce segment a run for their money.

Mastercard and Vodacom launch first online card in Tanzania

09-12-2018 | 05:38:49
Mastercard has partnered with Vodacom and BancABC to introduce the first online card in Tanzania – the M-Pesa virtual card.

Comsol and Samsung lead SA into a brave new era of 5G

09-11-2018 | 13:12:00
Comsol Networks, a leading provider of enterprise-grade wireless infrastructure, and Samsung South Africa have lit up Vilakazi Street in Soweto with a live 5G pilot network.

Yahsat unveils ka-band satellite broadband services in Africa

09-11-2018 | 07:51:03
Yahsat, a global satellite operator based in the United Arab Emirates and Hughes Network Systems (HUGHES) have partnered to provide commercial Ka-band satellite broadband services across Africa, the Middle East and southwest Asia.

China Mobile International Limited opens South African office

09-11-2018 | 07:39:18
China Mobile International Limited (CMI) has opened a South African office in Johannesburg.

[South Africa] Vodacom invests over R270 million in Limpopo Province

09-11-2018 | 06:52:09
Vodacom region has announced that it has invested over a quarter of a billion rands on capital expenditure over the past two years, targeted primarily at expanding its 3G and 4G footprint.

China Telecom selects SA's Teraco as location for inter-connection hub

09-10-2018 | 11:45:00
China Telecom Africa and Middle East has today announced that it is establishing an inter-connection network and telecommunications hub to support growing traffic demands at Teraco Data Environments.

NIC Bank Kenya selects Newgen to drive digital transformation

09-10-2018 | 07:17:54
NIC Bank Kenya PLC has announced that it has successfully transformed multiple banking processes, using Newgen's Business Process Management based banking solutions.

[South Africa] GSC acquires Megapro Holdings

09-10-2018 | 06:56:00
Global Sports Commerce (GSC), one of the world's largest sports, technology and management companies, has acquired a strategic stake in South African-based company Megapro Holdings.

[Kenya] Safaricom to unveil new data packages

09-10-2018 | 06:32:00
Safaricom has announced improvement of data experience for customers and will in the next few months announce new data packages in line with their needs.

[South Africa] Vodacom spends $17 million on Limpopo province networks

09-07-2018 | 13:00:00
Vodacom has announced that it has invested over R270 million, approximately $17 million on capital expenditure over the past two years, targeted primarily at expanding its 3G and 4G footprint.

Virtual Crypto Technologies enters SADC region through partnership

09-07-2018 | 06:07:00
Virtual Crypto Technologies, Inc.has signed an Exclusive Distribution Agreement with a third-party company Virtual Crypto SA Ltd. to begin selling the Company's products in the Southern African Region.

[Nigeria] Hashcash and banks partner to deepen financial inclusion

09-07-2018 | 06:05:00
Conventionally one is prone to associate blockchain exclusively to cryptocurrency, often bypassing the technology’s versatility to solve a wider range of financial problems.