MOBILE

Glo Xchange agents roll out operations on mobile money

Glo Xchange agents roll out operations on mobile money

Globacom has announced its readiness to roll out the first set of market-ready agents for its mobile money service, Glo Xchange. Read More

08:13
BotswanaPost releases app for electricity purchasing BotswanaPost releases app for electricity purchasing BotswanaPost has officially released a smartphone app allows users to users to purchase prepaid electricity using ...
16:28
Airtel emerges top Social Media brand in KenyaAirtel emerges top Social Media brand in Kenya Airtel has been recognized as the top Social Media Brand in Kenya by the Africa Brand ...
08:38
MTN Business launches Supplier Development Programme in MpumalangaMTN Business launches Supplier Development Programme in Mpumalanga MTN Business has reaffirmed its commitment to develop small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within Nelspruit by ...
13:07

MORE MOBILE NEWS

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.»
Wednesday 19 Aug

MTN Ghana wins award in procurement and supply management

GHANA
MTN Ghana has received an award from the Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply (CIPS) for being the most innovative in the use of technology in procurement and supply. »
Wednesday 19 Aug

GeoPoll, Kantar Media Unveil Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement in Africa

GeoPoll’s mobile platform and media measurement service is to be combined with Kantar Media’s experience in audience measurement methodology.»
Tuesday 18 Aug

Orange calls on app developers to showcase their work

KENYA
The deadline is looming for app developers in Kenya to showcase their talent in the Orange API AMEA (African, Middle East and Asian Countries) Developer Challenge.»
Monday 17 Aug

Telecom Namibia slams network vandals

NAMIBIA
Telecom Namibia has expressed concern over an upsurge of network vandalism impacting its fibre optic network.»
Friday 14 Aug

MTN Business announces App of the Year challenge winners

SOUTH AFRICA
WumDrop has been named the overall winner in the fourth annual MTN Business App of the Year challenge.»
Friday 14 Aug

MTN Ghana holds 2nd Mobile Money forum in Accra

GHANA
MTN Ghana held its second Mobile Money Stakeholders’ Forum in Accra this week, under the theme maximizing the potential of mobile money to drive financial inclusion in Ghana. »
Friday 14 Aug

Mascom myzaka promo ends on high note

BOTSWANA
The Mascom Recharge 4 Zaka promotion has just ended with 36 lucky winners walking away with cash, airtime and phones to the total value of P358,000.00 (About $44 750.00).»
Tuesday 11 Aug

Now parents can use mobile to pay kids for doing their chores

ZAZOO has partnered with Funifi to add a secure mobile payment mechanism to an app that encourages kids to do their chores.  »
Tuesday 11 Aug

Tigo customers live the Digital Experience at Expo 2015

RWANDA
Tigo Rwanda has brought the real digital lifestyle to thousands of visitors at the International Trade Fair 2015 – EXPO 2015 in Kigali.  »
Monday 10 Aug

Airtel unveils new digital content products

KENYA
Airtel has announced the launch of two new innovative digital products in a move aimed at providing great local multimedia content online for consumers as well as in support of people doing great work in the arts, culture and technology.»
Saturday 8 Aug

Airtel Nigeria grows subscribers to 30m

NIGERIA
Bharti Airtel has announced the acquisition of its 30 millionth customer in Nigeria. »
Friday 7 Aug

Tigo Rwanda announces new pricing for One Area Initiative

RWANDA
Tigo has announce new lower price points for international messaging within the Northern Corridor - Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan.  »
Friday 7 Aug

Samsung unveils Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 LTE in Kenya

KENYA
Samsung Electronics on Thursday launched its 4G enabled Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 mid-range smartphones that will enable users get the most of their mobile experience.»
Thursday 6 Aug

Glo offers Wi-Fi roaming in 42 countries

NIGERIA
Globacom Nigeria has unveiled Wi-Fi Roaming to give its teeming subscribers seamless internet connectivity when they travel to 42 countries.»
Thursday 6 Aug

Telcos get 7-day SIM ultimatum

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Communications Commission has handed down a seven-day ultimatum to network providers to deactivate all pre-registered SIM cards or face sanctions.»

PRESS OFFICES

Sage ERP AfricaSAP AfricaSage Pastel AccountingTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4Afrika

FEATURED STORY

Young innovators shine during pitch sessionsYoung innovators shine during pitch sessions

Botswana saw an array of upcoming tech wizards selling their ideas during the Vendors’ Day pitch sessions this week.

IN DEPTH

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.