MOBILE

MTN Swaziland offers mobile financial services with Ericsson

MTN Swaziland offers mobile financial services with Ericsson

MTN has deployed Ericsson Converged Wallet to provide a premium mobile money experience for more than 275,000 mobile wallet users and 3,000 agents in Swaziland. Read More

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Vodafone Internet Fair leads the way in Internet education in GhanaVodafone Internet Fair leads the way in Internet education in Ghana Rawlings Park traders have had the opportunity to experience 3G internet as part of Vodafone’s ...
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IHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacityIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into ...
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More convenience for Airtel customers in Embu with new Airtel shopMore convenience for Airtel customers in Embu with new Airtel shop Airtel Kenya has opened a new Airtel shop in Embu town as part of the company ...
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Friday 26 Jun

BlackBerry makes $137m from software, technology licensing in 3 months

BlackBerry Limited this week reported its financial results for the three months ended May 3 this year, showing earnings of $137 million from software and technology licensing revenue.»
Friday 26 Jun

Airtel, Kenya Red Cross launch public emergency information service

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has teamed up with Kenya Red Cross Society to launch the first of its kind public emergency information service in Kenya.»
Tuesday 23 Jun

Broadband a GDP enabler: MainOne

NIGERIA
Broadband has a key role to play as an enabler to increase employment and grow GDP, MainOne CEO Funke Opeke told the recent Commonwealth Broadband Forum held in Abuja.»
Tuesday 23 Jun

Tigo CEO chairs Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications

GHANA
The Governing Council of the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication has elected the Chief Executive Officer of Tigo Ghana Roshi Motman as the new Chair of the Chamber.»
Monday 22 Jun

EcoCash gets SA approval

ZIMBABWE
EcoCash and its South African partners have secured approval from the South Africa Reserve Bank to start a cross border remittance service from South Africa.»
Monday 22 Jun

MTNC inaugurates new Service Centres

CAMEROON
MTN Cameroon has inaugurated two new Service Centres in the city of Yaounde. »
Saturday 20 Jun

BICS reports explosion in LTE roaming

GHANA
BICS, a global wholesale carrier for voice, mobile data and capacity services, says it has witness a rapid increase in LTE roaming traffic over its market-leading IPX network. »
Friday 19 Jun

BlackBerry Leap launched in Nigeria

NIGERIA
BlackBerry Limited has launched its latest device, the BlackBerry Leap, in Nigeria. »
Friday 19 Jun

Late night mobile car searches skyrocket in Ghana

GHANA
80% of new car customers and almost 100% of used car customers begin their car shopping experience online, often late in the evening via mobile, says online vehicle marketplace Carmudi. »
Thursday 18 Jun

Smile boosts First Consultants’ telemedicine with SMiFi

NIGERIA
Smile Communications Nigeria Limited has provided First Consultants Medical Center (FCMC), Obalende, Lagos, with SMiFi routers.»
Thursday 18 Jun

KTDA, Safaricom partner on cashless payment

KENYA
Leading tea management agency, Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA), has partnered with Safaricom to roll out a cashless payment solution at all its 66 factories across the country.»
Wednesday 17 Jun

Smile Communications selects Ericsson for 4G/LTE managed service

TANZANIA
Ericsson is to manage operations and maintenance for Smile Communications in Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo.»
Wednesday 17 Jun

Airtel completes network upgrade in Nairobi

KENYA
Bharti Airtel has announced the completion of phase one of its network upgrade in Nairobi area. »
Wednesday 17 Jun

Airtel Africa announces It is Now campaign

NIGERIA
Bharti Airtel Africa has launched a new campaign it tagged It is Now in a bid to inspire its customers to realise their full potential.»
Wednesday 17 Jun

Glo leads with 68% new internet users in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Globacom added over a million new internet users on its network in April this year and thus retained its position as the second largest data service provider in the country.»
Tuesday 16 Jun

Airtel Nigeria launches smartTALK, N1m daily promo

NIGERIA
Airtel Nigeria has launched smartTALK, a voice based product that offers Nigerians 11 kobo per second call rate to all networks in the country all day and all night.»

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IHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacityIHS plans to inject fresh $500m to grow capacity

Mohammed Darwish, managing director of IHS Towers, says the firm will soon inject another $500million into the business after raising some $2.5billion to finance expansion drives. Darwish spoke with biztecafrica.com in Lagos.

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Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Centre, speaks to Biztechafrica about setting smart targets.

COMPANY NEWS

MTN Business expands partnership with Samsung to offer enterprise customers increased security

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced that MTN Business has been appointed as a reseller of Samsung’s KNOX licenses to its customers.