Alcatel-Lucent to deliver submarine broadband connectivity to oil and gas facilities off Angola

Alcatel-Lucent to deliver submarine broadband connectivity to oil and gas facilities off Angola

Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks, the undersea cables subsidiary of Alcatel-Lucent, has been awarded the development of the Sonangol Offshore Optical Cable (SOOC). Read More

MTN excels in NCA data quality testsMTN excels in NCA data quality tests MTN has distinguished itself as the most reliable data service provider in Ghana, according to the ...
Samsung leaves legacy of hope in UgandaSamsung leaves legacy of hope in Uganda Nsangi Secondary School in Uganda’s Wakiso District has received a Solar Powered Internet School from ...
MTN Business completes Hybrid Cloud offering with Microsoft Azure ExpressRouteMTN Business completes Hybrid Cloud offering with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute MTN Business has taken another step in moving African enterprises closer to accessing cloud services, with ...


Monday 28 Sep

MTN acquires Smart Village to enhance its foothold in the fibre network space

MTN has concluded a deal with MultiChoice to acquire Smart Village, which will accelerate the mobile operator’s fibre to the home (FTTH) strategy to be the provider of choice for high speed fibre network across South Africa.»
Friday 25 Sep

More institutions benefit from Airtel’s free internet connectivity

Airtel connected a further five learning institutions and one Police Station to the internet for free this week, bringing the number of institutions Airtel has connected for free to over 150. »
Thursday 24 Sep

Botswana urged to rethink cyber security threats

The founder of the African Cyber Risk Institute (ACRI) says now is the time for Botswana to create a national cyber risk agenda.»
Wednesday 23 Sep

Airtel, Liquid Telecom in pan-African fibre deal

Airtel will use Liquid Telecom's terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises.»
Friday 18 Sep

Study: Payments industry in flux

A new study indicates that cards will account for 273 billion transactions at a combined value of some US$30 trillion by 2018, but as mPOS grows, new forms of payment will flourish. »
Wednesday 16 Sep

Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicações Moçambique selects Intelsat to extend broadband services

Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicações de Moçambique has renewed its relationship with Intelsat S.A. for satellite solutions that will help the company deliver broadband connectivity to corporate networks and provide cellular backhaul services to support remote areas of Mozambique.»
Tuesday 15 Sep

MTN invests R1.2 billion to fund network upgrades in Kwa-Zulu Natal

MTN South Africa is investing about R1.2 billion to upgrade its network in Kwa-Zulu Natal, which includes the deployment of fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) in the scenic suburb La Lucia.»
Tuesday 15 Sep

Teraco interconnects Africa to the world’s financial markets

Teraco has announced a new fibre link that provides capital market participants with the reliable, high-bandwidth and high-speed connectivity required to transport critical financial data.»
Monday 14 Sep

Vodafone to entrench its position as market leader with M2M in Ghana

Vodafone Ghana has reiterated its intentions not to rest on its laurels but to maintain and entrench its dominance within the telecoms space with the adoption of Machine 2 Machine (M2M) services.»
Monday 14 Sep

Jumia seals deal with G4S for offline pick-up points across Kenya

Jumia customers will be able to collect their online purchases from G4S centres across the country after the two companies signed a partnership.  »
Friday 11 Sep

Facebook’s mobile momentum grows in Africa

Facebook has shared new statistics revealing that 2.2 million Kenyans use Facebook every day and 4.5 million each month, while 7.1 million Nigerians use Facebook daily and 15 million are active every month.  Almost all these people are coming to Facebook on a mobile device.»
Tuesday 8 Sep launches free audio conferencing in Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

The world’s largest free conference calling service is looking to grow its user base in Africa while creating new partnerships with the African carrier community.»
Tuesday 8 Sep

Kukula Capital, eVa Fund invest $500,000 in Dot Com Zambia

Kukula Capital, a leading Zambian venture capital investor, and eVentures Africa Fund, a Dutch venture capital fund, have signed a transaction with Dot Com Zambia, a growing e-commerce company headquartered in Lusaka, Zambia.»
Tuesday 8 Sep

Smile closes USD365m financing to accelerate 4G LTE network expansion in Africa

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, which owns and operates mobile wireless 4G LTE broadband networks in the 800MHz band in Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda, announced that it raised USD365 million of debt and equity financing.»
Saturday 5 Sep

A4AI names Omobola Johnson as new chair

The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has appointed the immediate past Minister of Communication Technology of Nigeria, Dr. Omobola Johnson, as its Honorary Chairperson.  »
Friday 4 Sep

Alcatel-Lucent VP calls for collaboration to achieve Data Revolution in Africa

The Vice president of Alcatel-Lucent Africa, Daniel Jaeger, has reiterated the need for African stakeholders to work together to address challenges in the way of ICT development in Africa. »


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Innovative designer takes e-waste to another levelInnovative designer takes e-waste to another level

Gladys Muyenzelwa is a Gaborone based artist and designer who has an eye for ethnic and contemporary design. But unlike other designers, Muyenzelwa has found a way of using e-waste to make her creations. 


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


Luba Freeport streamlines its sea of paper with Sage X3

Luba Freeport has implemented the Finance and Distribution modules of the Sage X3 business management solution to automate its business processes across finance and operations.