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IHS Towers wins Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year award

IHS Towers wins Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year award

IHS Towers has won the 2016 Africa Telecom Infrastructure Company of the Year Award at Africa’s Information Technology & Telecom Awards (AITTA).  Read More

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Ogone Madisa-KgwaraeFNB, PayPal bring global eCommerce to Botswana First National Bank (FNB) has announced it will be extending the partnership between FNB and PayPal ...
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MTN launches a Young Graduate ProgrammeMTN launches a Young Graduate Programme MTN Cameroon, leader of the telecommunications sector in Cameroon has announced the launch of its “MTN ...
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Monday 16 May

ShowMax expands internet TV service to SSA

ShowMax, the internet TV service launched in August 2015, has expanded its footprint to 36 additional countries across sub-Saharan Africa.»
Monday 16 May

Vodacom trains 25 female secondary school students on IoTs

NIGERIA
Vodacom Business Nigeria has trained twenty-five female students of Clemmy High School, Agodo-Egbe, Lagos, on Internet of Things (IoTs) as part of its support for the Girls in ICT programme. »
Monday 16 May

CTO chief seeks judicious spectrum valuation by African regulators

NIGERIA
The Secretary-General of the CTO has advised African telecoms regulators to apportion appropriate value to spectrum.»
Thursday 12 May

Uganda blocks social media ahead of Museveni swearing in

UGANDA
The Ugandan government locked down access to all social media platforms, citing security reasons, as President Museveni took the oath of office for his fifth term this week.»
Thursday 12 May

Yahsat, Tele10 in MoU on YahClick in Rwanda, Burundi, East DRC

BURUNDI
UAE-based satellite operator Yahsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tele10 Group, the regional broadcast and internet service provider, to discuss collaborations for improving internet connectivity in Rwanda, Burundi and East Democratic Republic of the Congo. »
Tuesday 10 May

Africa, preparing to become an Always-On continent

There is significant potential for Africa to capitalise on the move to Always-On, says Veeam Software.»
Friday 6 May

Ericsson and MTN bring LTE experience to Ghana

GHANA
MTN Ghana has selected Ericsson to deploy its new LTE network in the Greater Accra region.»
Tuesday 3 May

SEACOM gathers momentum in SA business market

SOUTH AFRICA
Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has announced that it has grown its South African base of channel partners servicing the business market to more than 65 companies of all sizes, up from 20 in October last year.»
Thursday 28 Apr

Africell, Airtel on collision course over cable

UGANDA
Uganda’s Africell is set for a legal battle with Airtel as the two trade accusations over the theft of fibre optic cables.»
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.»
Monday 25 Apr

MTN Business encourages transport and logistics industry to realise the impact of M2M

If embraced and implemented properly, M2M has numerous abilities to provide South African fleet managers with useful information regarding fuel usage, routing, and vehicle diagnostics, says MTN Business.    »
Sunday 24 Apr

Nigeria satellite resources to boost economic growth

NIGERIA
The Management of NigComSat says Nigeria’s satellite resources are primed to help the nation in accelerating robust ICT infrastructure to boost economic development for the country.»
Friday 22 Apr

Win for Kenyan bloggers as court quashes controversial law

KENYA
Bloggers and social media users in Kenya have with sighed relief with quashing of a contentious section of law that State has been using to prosecute individuals who were mostly perceived to be critics of the establishment. »
Tuesday 19 Apr

Africa-1 Consortium signs MOU

MTN Group, PCCW Global, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Telecom Egypt (TE) and Telkom South Africa have signed an agreement on the construction of the new “Africa-1” submarine cable system.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

New cloud platform offers SMEs greater convenience

RWANDA
MTN Business has unveiled a new cloud delivery platform in Rwanda and Cameroon, which will enable SMEs to access cloud services with greater ease.»
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. »

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Government should encourage youths in ICT earlyGovernment should encourage youths in ICT early

Youths should be given more encouragement to develop their ICT skills, an 11-year-old app developer told Kokumo Goodie.

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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.  

COMPANY NEWS

Networks Unlimited officially launches Mellanox Technologies Open Ethernet Solutions

Networks Unlimited, a value-adding distributor of converged technology, data centre, networking, and security technology throughout Africa, has hosted the official Johannesburg launch of Mellanox Technologies,