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Liquid Telecom upgrades Kampala’s International Internet gateway

Liquid Telecom upgrades Kampala’s International Internet gateway

Infocom, now owned by Liquid Telecom, the leading independent data, voice and IP provider in eastern, central and southern Africa, has unveiled a major upgrade of its international Internet gateway in Kampala. Read More

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AUC expands connectivity services with Emerging Markets Communications AUC expands connectivity services with Emerging Markets Communications Emerging Markets Communications (EMC) has announced that the African Union Commission (AUC) has expanded its connectivity ...
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Thursday 30 Oct

Commission calls for enhanced broadband planning

RWANDA
Rwandan President Kagame has presented an open letter from the Broadband Commission to PP-14 delegates, calling for enhanced broadband planning processes.»
Wednesday 29 Oct

BSE mulls online trading

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) has kept its innovation promise by experimenting with an internet based trading platform. »
Tuesday 28 Oct

Liquid Telecom announces UGX 2 billion investment in pan-Ugandan internet infrastructure

UGANDA
Liquid Telecom has announced UGX 2 bn of investment in its Ugandan subsidiary Infocom, to extend its pan African fibre cable infrastructure across Kampala’s Central Business District and to multiple rural towns across Uganda.»
Monday 27 Oct

Cyber security workshop set for Wednesday

BOTSWANA
The African Cyber Risk institute (ACRI) will host a cyber security conference in Gaborone on the 29th of October. »
Monday 27 Oct

MoboFree marketplace opens shop in Nigeria

NIGERIA
MoboFree.com, a social market place across Africa,is set to launch its local presence in Lagos, Nigeria as users number grow tremendously.»
Monday 27 Oct

Bid to restructure Senegal’s online media

SENEGAL
A high-level media forum will be held in Dakar in November to seek ways of restructuring the country’s online media to make it more professional.»
Saturday 25 Oct

Local firms reap rewards of BOFINET tender

BOTSWANA
A multi-million dollar tender issued by Botswana Fibre Networks (BOFINET) will benefit a handful of local ICT and construction organisations. »
Friday 24 Oct

Mobile internet “greatly improved” lives of 63% of Africans

Sixty-three per cent of mobile internet users in Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa have said their lives have been “greatly improved” by being able to access internet via their mobiles, compared to 41 per cent in the United Kingdom (UK).»
Friday 24 Oct

Kaspersky Lab: Ebola hook in “Nigerian” spam

NIGERIA
In September spammers produced topical new versions of the old “Nigerian Letter” scam, this time based on the Ebola virus. »
Friday 24 Oct

Gabon, World Bank sign US$58 million-fibre optic agreement

GABON
Gabon and the World Bank have signed a US$58 million agreement that will clear the way for the construction of a major fibre optic infrastructure to link the country’s five provinces and cross over to the Republic of Congo.»
Friday 24 Oct

SAPIS launches virtual event platform to empower real estate professionals

SAPIS, the Sub-Saharan Africa Property Investment Summit, has launched a platform for virtual events to enable Africa’s real estate sector to communicate and participate with ease. »
Thursday 23 Oct

Cisco warns of unprecedented growth of malicious traffic

KENYA
Threats designed to take advantage of users’ trust in systems, applications and personal networks have reached startling levels, a new report by Cisco reveals.»
Thursday 23 Oct

Fibre optic: Congo-Brazzaville releases evaluation report

The Republic of Congo has released an evaluation report on its fibre optic networks, showing that the country has already completed 53 of the 66 projects to be implemented as part of the country's Central African Backbone.»
Wednesday 22 Oct

TeliaSonera International Carrier strengthens connectivity in Western Africa

ANGOLA
TeliaSonera International Carrier (TSIC) and Angola Cables have announced an IP Transit agreement that will enhance regional connectivity to TSIC’s customer base along the West African coast using Angola Cables’ significant submarine cable assets.»
Tuesday 21 Oct

We’ve built West Africa's strongest aerial fibre, says Phase 3 chief

NIGERIA
The Chief Executive Officer of Phase 3 Telecom, Mr. Stanley Jegede, says the firm has invested massively in building a very robust aerial fibre network to improve connectivity across the country and the entire West African sub-region.»
Tuesday 21 Oct

Tigo gives customers free 250MB data on Alcatel smartphones

GHANA
Tigo Ghana is giving away free 250MB data and 60 minutes' talk time per month for a year to customers who purchase the latest Alcatel Pixi 2 handset.»

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