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BTCL selects Amdocs for business support systems modernisation

BTCL selects Amdocs for business support systems modernisation

Amdocs has announced that Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL), a provider of fixed, mobile and broadband services to approximately 800,000 customers, has awarded Amdocs a five-year managed services contract for business support systems (BSS) modernisation. Read More

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Dirt to data – The new revolution in agricultureDirt to data – The new revolution in agriculture It is estimated that, through technological innovation, the Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to ...
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Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecsCriticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs The CEO of SystemSpecs, the company behind the revenue-saving Nigerian Single Treasury Account (TSA) system, speaks ...
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MainOne joins global effort to support women in ICTMainOne joins global effort to support women in ICT MainOne has lent its voice to the global campaign urging girls and young women to consider ...
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Wednesday 27 Apr

Huawei identifies unique cloud solutions for Nigeria

NIGERIA
ICT solutions provider Huawei said after a comprehensive study of Nigerian enterprise terrain, it has defined its cloud transformation agenda along four segmentations.»
Friday 22 Apr

100 non-profits receive Microsoft grants to close gap in computer science

Microsoft Philanthropies has announced grants for over 100 non-profits worldwide, of which 14 are in the Middle East and Africa. »
Friday 22 Apr

Liquid Telecom Kenya launches data protection ‘CrashPlan for Africa’

KENYA
In a bid to guard against rising cases of IT related frauds causing financial losses to businesses, Liquid Telecom Kenya has launched a backup and restore service dubbed CrashPlan for Africa, for businesses in Kenya to secure their data.»
Wednesday 20 Apr

Airtel, Microsoft encourage girls to look to ICT careers

GHANA
Airtel Ghana, through its Evolve with STEM initiative, has collaborated with Microsoft Ghana for the maiden edition of the internationally acclaimed DigiGirlz Day in the country.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

Mellanox adds Cumulus Linux support for Ethernet switches

Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has announced that it has added Cumulus Linux support for the Spectrum line of 10/25, 40/50, and 100 Gb/s Ethernet switches. »
Sunday 17 Apr

Huawei takes big data solutions to Zambia

ZAMBIA
Cloud computing and big data were the subjects of a high-tech roadshow brought to Zambia by leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei Technologies this week.»
Monday 11 Apr

Huawei appointed lead ICT consultant for Uganda

UGANDA
Huawei has been appointed as a lead ICT consultant in Uganda, and has named ten Ugandans to benefit from its Seeds for the Future development programme.»
Sunday 10 Apr

GSMA, others reject Nigerian electronic tax bill

NIGERIA
The GSMA, ALTON, ATCON and NATCOMS have rejected the Bill for the Establishment of a Tax on Electronic Communication Services in Nigeria.»
Wednesday 6 Apr

ProLabs launches SFP+ module that extends the life of Switch Hardware

ProLabs, the leading global provider of network infrastructure and connectivity products, has announced the introduction of a 10GBASE-T SFP+ transceiver, which will allow data centre and network managers the ability to extend the life of their cabling infrastructure with a simple cost effective upgrade. »
Tuesday 5 Apr

World Development Report addresses persistent digital divide

GHANA
According to the latest World Bank 2016 World Development Report on Digital Dividends, six billion people lack access to high speed internet and 4 billion still have no internet access at all.»
Tuesday 5 Apr

Dr Ndukwe Chairs BoICT Lecture/Awards

NIGERIA
Dr Ernest Ndukwe, national coordinator of Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI), Nigeria and former executive vice chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) would chair this year's Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series, the organisers said.»
Monday 4 Apr

Huawei Uganda set to Launch “Seeds for the Future”

UGANDA
In a move aimed at deepening ICT among the youth, Huawei is set to officially launch the “Seeds for the Future” Program in Uganda.»
Friday 1 Apr

SEACOM partners with National Museums of Kenya to open Mombasa tech and arts hub

KENYA
Mombasa’s technology and cultural community is set to benefit from SwahiliPOT, a new innovation hub thanks to a partnership between SEACOM, Cisco Systems and the National Museums of Kenya (NMK).»
Friday 1 Apr

ICT Fair sets tone for “era of innovation”

BOTSWANA
Botswana ICT outfit Castiron held its long awaited B2B workshop for local entrepreneurs and stakeholders in the industry.  »
Wednesday 30 Mar

Data centres: the emergence of interoperability

For many years, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) have dominated the data centre infrastructure industry and it is glaringly obvious to see how this has happened. »
Tuesday 29 Mar

Deepen penetration with ICT, insurers urged

NIGERIA
The Managing Director of Rack Centre, Mr. Ayotunde Coker, has advised insurance executives to leverage on information communication technology (ICT) to meet the growing expectations of their clients and stakeholders.»

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Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecsCriticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs

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IBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South AfricaIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.