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Cyber security gets topical during ICT pitso

Cyber security gets topical during ICT pitso

Delegates at Botswana's annual ICT Pitso in Gaborone have agreed there is a need to develop Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Strategies, create cybersecurity awareness and build capacity to address cybercrime. Read More

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Satellite as key element for the Financial Services Industry  Satellite as key element for the Financial Services Industry Satellite networks provide an effective solution to reduce cost, increase network availability and mitigate business risks ...
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iWayAfrica re-launches Ka-band service with exclusive no equipment contractsiWayAfrica re-launches Ka-band service with exclusive no equipment contracts Dandemutande Investments (Private) Limited, a licensed Internet Access Provider operating the AfricaOnline, iWayAfrica, Utande and uMAX ...
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Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian banks Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian banks Terragon Group has released its Research Report which highlights the use of digital media by Nigerian ...
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Thursday 27 Aug

BOFINET concludes Sekoma-Tsabong optic fibre project

BOTSWANA
Botswana Fibre Networks has successfully concluded its 360km Sekoma-Tsabong route optical fibre project.»
Wednesday 26 Aug

High tech homes: Just press play

High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.»
Wednesday 26 Aug

MainOne extends cable to Cameroun

CAMEROON
MainOne has announced the extension of its world-class submarine fiber optic cable network from its Cable Landing Station in Lagos, Nigeria to Kribi, Cameroun. »
Tuesday 25 Aug

PayPal, MallforAfrica join forces to give Kenyan shoppers more online payment options

KENYA
MallforAfrica, a global e-commerce company that enables African consumers access to over 8.5 billion items, is teaming up with PayPal, one of the world’s most-loved ways to pay and get paid, through internet and mobile, to make online shopping from key markets outside of Kenya as easy as possible. »
Tuesday 25 Aug

Alan Knott-Craig Jr to launch new venture

SOUTH AFRICA
Former Mxit CEO Alan Knott-Craig Jr has announced the imminent commercial launch of HeroTel, a new venture seeking to consolidate Wireless Internet providers (WISPs).»
Monday 24 Aug

Tigo Cash first in line to accept e-Goverment payments through Irembo

RWANDA
Tigo Rwanda has announced its partnership with Rwanda Online Platform Ltd (ROPL) for e-Government service payments via the Irembo,gov.rw e-government portal.»
Monday 24 Aug

StarTimes partners SES over DTH content distribution

NIGERIA
SES Platform Services has partnered digital TV operator StarTimes over the distribution of TV channels for its direct-to-home (DTH) subscribers across Africa.»
Sunday 23 Aug

Click n Compare takes off Africa

NIGERIA
CNC Group, parent company of the Click n Compare comparison website, is expanding its African footprint.»
Friday 21 Aug

Surfline Communications – one year of leading 4G LTE revolution in Ghana

GHANA
Ghana’s leading 4G LTE network provider, Surfline Communications, is celebrating its first anniversary in grand style.»
Thursday 20 Aug

MTN Business announces a partnership with Microsoft to offer a cloud solution

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to provide a pan-African cloud platform that offers customers a true hybrid cloud solution serviced from MTN’s data centres. »
Wednesday 19 Aug

WACS Phase 1 upgrades complete

NAMIBIA
Upgrades on Phase 1 of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) cable have been completed. »
Tuesday 18 Aug

Study: online gambling goes mainstream

New data from Juniper Research has found that more than 1 in 10 adults worldwide will engage in some form of mobile or online gambling by 2019.»
Thursday 13 Aug

Airtel provides Kakamega police with free Internet

KENYA
Airtel has connected Kakamega Police County Headquarters to the internet for free.»
Thursday 13 Aug

MainOne’s Tier III Data Centre is first PCI DSS, ISO 27001 certified data centre in Nigeria

NIGERIA
MainOne’s premier Tier III Data Centre, MDX-I, has become the first Tier III Data Centre operator in Nigeria to achieve both Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and ISO 27001:2013 certifications. »
Friday 7 Aug

NCA to auction Infrastructure License

GHANA
Ghana’s National Communication Authority will soon be auctioning its Infrastructure License to the public.»
Thursday 6 Aug

New Chief Sales Officer for SEACOM

SEACOM, the African network provider and telecoms enabler, has appointed Steven van der Linde as Chief Sales Officer. »

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High tech homes: Just press playHigh tech homes: Just press play

High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.