Airtel positions itself for 2011
TELECOMSTelecoms giant Airtel says infrastructure upgrades planned for this year will have positive spin-offs for people across Africa.»
Main One gives Nigerians a taste of faster access
INTERNETThe Main One submarine cable company is running a free 100Mbps WiFi hotspot at a Lagos mall, to give Nigerian consumers a taste of better broadband.»
The year ahead for SMS
MOBILESMS will remain an important communication tool through 2011, says BulkSMS MD Pieter Streicher.»
New tablet PC unveiled at CES
COMPUTINGAHX Global has unveiled a new entrant to the tablet PC market at the CES show in Las Vegas.»
African IT spend to reach USD25bn in 2011
BUSINESSIDC reports that ICT spending on the African continent will grow by 10% this year, reaching USD25 billion.»
Portal links women to finance
BUSINESSA new portal will help women entrepreneurs around the world to get microloans so they can grow their businesses.»
Safaricom slashes SMS rates
MOBILEKenyan mobile operator Safaricom has again slashed costs – this time drastically cutting its fee for SMSes.»
Movitel to invest over USD400m
MOBILEMozambique’ s Movitel plans to invest heavily in its rural infrastructure this year.»
Ghana takes trade fair online
INTERNETEntrepreneurs will stage the first-ever online trade fair in Ghana next month.»
Savanna East Africa's 2011 goals
BUSINESSUS-based Savanna has a revenue objective of USD 10 million from its business in East Africa this year.»
FEATURED STORYIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity
Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.
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