INTERNET

Huawei launches Africa’s first Digital inCloud centre

Huawei launches Africa’s first Digital inCloud centre

Huawei has announced the launch of its Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional centre. Read More

15:54
MainOne marks 5 years MainOne marks 5 years In its five year existence, MainOne has invested over $300m in infrastructure in West Africa.
09:23
Vodafone Internet Fair leads the way in Internet education in GhanaVodafone Internet Fair leads the way in Internet education in Ghana Rawlings Park traders have had the opportunity to experience 3G internet as part of Vodafone’s ...
08:32
Facebook opens first African office Facebook opens first African office Facebook has opened its first office in Africa to further the company’s commitment to help ...
18:03

MORE INTERNET NEWS

Thursday 25 Jun

Phase 3 Telecom upgrades network

NIGERIA
Phase 3 Telecom has embarked on an upgrade of its network to enhance optimal performance.»
Wednesday 24 Jun

Jumia gets visit from Côte d’Ivoire Minister

IVORY COAST
Côte d’Ivoire’s Minister of Post and Information and Communication Technology, Bruno Kone, has paid a visit to the offices of e-commerce firm Jumia.»
Wednesday 24 Jun

Jasco activates redundant fibre link between NewTelco data centre and Teraco

SOUTH AFRICA
Jasco has announced the activation of a dedicated fibre link between its NewTelco data centre located in Midrand and the Teraco data centre in Isando, Johannesburg. »
Tuesday 23 Jun

Orange sets optical transmission record

Orange has achieved a new record, transmitting 38.4 Terabits-per-second over a distance of 762 km.»
Tuesday 23 Jun

Broadband a GDP enabler: MainOne

NIGERIA
Broadband has a key role to play as an enabler to increase employment and grow GDP, MainOne CEO Funke Opeke told the recent Commonwealth Broadband Forum held in Abuja.»
Monday 22 Jun

SEACOM announces DE-CIX peering

SEACOM has added the Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange in Germany to the list of European Internet exchange points at which it peers. »
Monday 22 Jun

Nomanini scales West African footprint with Transaction Solutions partnership

GHANA
South African-based portable Point of Sale (PoS) service provider Nomanini has signed an exclusive agreement with Transactions Solutions Ghana Limited to substantially scale numbers of its cloud-based PoS terminals in Ghana. »
Saturday 20 Jun

BICS reports explosion in LTE roaming

GHANA
BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, says it has witness a rapid increase in LTE roaming traffic over its market-leading IPX network. »
Saturday 20 Jun

A4AI appoints former NCC chair

NIGERIA
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has appointed the former CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Dr. Ernest Ndukwe to serve as its National Coordinator.»
Friday 19 Jun

Tigo Ghana leads NCA data subscriptions for Q1 2015

GHANA
According to records provided by the National Communications Authority, Tigo Ghana has made impressive data subscriber gains to the end of the first quarter of 2015.»
Thursday 18 Jun

Smile boosts First Consultants’ telemedicine with SMiFi

NIGERIA
Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has provided First Consultants Medical Center (FCMC), Obalende, Lagos, with SMiFi routers.»
Thursday 18 Jun

Airtel supports 41 schools in the LEAP Hubs programme

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has partnered with Chandaria Foundation and the Global Peace Foundation to support 41 schools in Kenya in the LEAP Hubs entrepreneurship program through the provision of free internet connection.  »
Wednesday 17 Jun

Smile Communications selects Ericsson for 4G/LTE managed service

TANZANIA
Ericsson is to manage operations and maintenance for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo.»
Wednesday 17 Jun

Ghanaian to moderate Council of Europe Conference on Cybercrime

GHANA
A Ghanaian cyber security expert, Albert Antwi-Boasiako, has been selected by the Council of Europe to moderate a session at its Cooperation against Cybercrime - Octopus Conference in Strasbourg, France.»
Tuesday 16 Jun

Nigeria needs $200b to develop broadband infrastructure

NIGERIA
For Nigeria to develop the broadband infrastructure needed to take the country to the next level, the government needs some $200 billion between 2015 and 2019.»
Monday 15 Jun

Jumia, Posta partner on deliveries

KENYA
Kenya’s leading online mall, Jumia, has partnered with Posta Kenya to allow its customers to pick up items they purchase on the website from Post offices across the country. »

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4Afrika

FEATURED STORY

IHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacityIHS 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.

IN DEPTH

As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?As curtain falls on MDGs, what next?

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.

COMPANY NEWS

MTN Business expands partnership with Samsung to offer enterprise customers increased security

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that MTN Business has been appointed as a reseller of Samsung’s KNOX licenses to its customers.