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AfricaOnline Ghana to launch Radwin Network in Accra

AfricaOnline Ghana to launch Radwin Network in Accra

AfricaOnline Ghana has announced that it will soon launch its new Radwin Network in Accra offering superior reliable high speed broadband for its corporate clients.  Read More

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Econet launches digital learning platform Econet launches digital learning platform Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has launched a digital learning platform called Ruzivo, a revolutionary online interactive digital ...
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16m Nigerians use Facebook monthly16m Nigerians use Facebook monthly Facebook reports that 16 million people in Nigeria now visit Facebook every month - all of them ...
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Glo unveils 9G Bumper Data Offer for subscribersGlo unveils 9G Bumper Data Offer for subscribers Globacom has unveiled a new bonus data offer for millions of its subscribers. The new package ...
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Thursday 4 Feb

Travelstart secures strategic partnership with MTN

Amadeus, the global technology investor, has announced a $40m investment in Travelstart in partnership with MTN, Africa’s leading mobile and digital life services operator. »
Monday 1 Feb

MainOne supports call for in-country data hosting

NIGERIA
The management of MainOne’s Tier III Data Center, MDX-i is lending its voice to the call by the Office for Nigerian Content in Information and Communication Technology for Nigerian companies to host their data in-country, to avoid further foreign exchange losses.»
Friday 29 Jan

Busy 4G LTE ready to get Ghana busy

GHANA
Customers experience on 4G LTE will never be the same following the successful launch of Busy Internet 4G services in Accra. »
Thursday 28 Jan

Unitel to launch VoLTE with SRVCC in Angola

ANGOLA
UNITEL in Angola has successfully completed the first call through the LTE network (VoLTE - Voice over LTE) with continuity of the call in case of handover.»
Wednesday 27 Jan

A4AI predicts smartphone affordability to drive demand for cheaper data

GHANA
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has predicted that the availability of lower cost smartphones in developing countries is expected to put pressure on network service providers to reduce cost on data to ensure that competition works for users.»
Monday 25 Jan

iROKO closes on $19m content and capital deals

NIGERIA
African mobile entertainment and internet TV pioneer, iROKO, has announced multiple deals totaling $19m, both in content development and in capital funding. »
Monday 25 Jan

SweepSouth secures funding from top SA Venture Capitalists

SOUTH AFRICA
Vumela Fund has backed online home cleaning services platform SweepSouth.»
Friday 22 Jan

Cybercrime, the new reality

2015 was possibly the year that changed the impact of cybercrime from being “bothersome” to being an “epidemic”, says Networks Unlimited.»
Thursday 21 Jan

Microsoft Philanthropies commits $1bn in cloud computing resources for the public good

Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella has announced a new three-part initiative to ensure that Microsoft’s cloud computing resources serve the public good. »
Thursday 21 Jan

SEACOM, Ciena drive web-scale services across Africa

KENYA
Local Internet Service Providers are set to benefit from increased reach and enhanced capacity thanks to a partnership between SEACOM and network provider Ciena.»
Tuesday 19 Jan

Ghana’s real estate industry to benefit from MLS database

GHANA
Real Estate Professionals in Ghana will soon have access to a new Multiple Listing Services (MLS)  designed to relieve them of the stress of listing properties. »
Tuesday 19 Jan

Busy Internet to roll out 4G LTE services in Ghana

GHANA
Busy Internet will be rolling out its 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services in Ghana soon. »
Tuesday 19 Jan

Online shop Dakika launches in Kenya

KENYA
Dakika online, a Kenyan owned e-commerce platform, has launched its operations in Kenya to offer a stress free shopping experience to online shoppers across the country.»
Monday 18 Jan

Kaspersky Lab: Social Network Sharing Makes Users an Easy Target for Cybercriminals

A Quiz from Kaspersky Lab has found that almost a third (30%) of social network users share their posts, check-ins and other personal info with everybody who is online – not just their friends. »
Friday 15 Jan

SEACOM extends support for innovation and incubation hubs in East Africa

UGANDA
SEACOM has extended its support of Uganda’s technology incubation hubs by providing high speed internet (20mbps) connectivity to Hive Colab and Outbox. »
Thursday 14 Jan

Sea change for ICANN by September

BOTSWANA
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), is set to change shape later this year, says Dr. Jeff Ramsay, Botswana’s Chief government spokesperson.»

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