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MTN Ghana named Telecoms Company of the year

MTN Ghana named Telecoms Company of the year

MTN Ghana emerged the winner in categories like Mobile Operator of the Year, Mobile Money Service of the Year, Customer Service Company of the Year and Cloud Company of the Year at this year’s Ghana Telecoms Awards.  Read More

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Kenyans can now pay taxes via Airtel MoneyKenyans can now pay taxes via Airtel Money Airtel Kenya now allows  Kenyan citizens across the country to inquire for KRA services, generate KRA ...
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Etisalat warns of disruption to network over fuel scarcityEtisalat warns of disruption to network over fuel scarcity Etisalat Nigeria has joined other mobile network operators (MNOs) in Nigeria to warn its subscribers that ...
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NCC halts MTN’s new tariff plansNCC halts MTN’s new tariff plans The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has halted a tariff plan called MTN TruTalk+ saying it did ...
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Saturday 23 May

The transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in Ghana

GHANA
Smartphones are helping transform their lives of ordinary people in Ghana, Reports Nana Appiah Acquaye.»
Friday 22 May

SimbaPay launches free UK to Nigeria money transfers

NIGERIA
Nigerians living in the UK can now send money to any bank account or mobile phone in Nigeria instantly.»
Friday 22 May

Significant improvements in network quality for Tigo customers on Accra-Takoradi route

GHANA
Following the upgrade of its Microwave backbone between Accra and Takoradi telecom operator Tigo says its customers along the stretch will continue to enjoy a seamless connection every time there is a fibre cut. »
Thursday 21 May

Airtel staff take to streets with ‘too much’ combo packs

GHANA
A team of staff and management of Airtel Ghana has embarked a rigorous concentrated market blitz to promote the company’s newly outdoored innovative product – “Too Much”.»
Wednesday 20 May

Jumia updates Android app

KENYA
Online mall Jumia has announced a new version of its android application: Jumia Android app version 2.5- Live.»
Tuesday 19 May

UNGC renews Safaricom CEO term

KENYA
The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon has renewed Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore’s term as a Board Member of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).  »
Monday 18 May

ITU marks 150th anniversary with global celebrations

ITU celebrated its 150th anniversary on 17 May, marking a long and illustrious history at the cutting edge of communication technologies.»
Friday 15 May

Airtel launches MPLS for enterprise customers

NIGERIA
In a significant move aimed at enhancing connectivity options for its corporate customers, leading telecommunications service provider Airtel Nigeria has launched a secure Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) network aimed at facilitating superior and cost effective branch connectivity both locally and globally.»
Thursday 14 May

Internet.org now available to TNM, Airtel Malawi subscribers

MALAWI
Facebook has launched Internet.org in Malawi, giving people on the TNM and Airtel Malawi networks access to free basic internet services.»
Thursday 14 May

Local languages now on EcoCash

ZIMBABWE
Econet Wireless has announced a new enhancement to the EcoCash mobile money wallet by unveiling multiple local languages to the EcoCash platform. »
Tuesday 12 May

TNS, Kantar Media in strategic mobile research partnership with GeoPoll in Africa

Global research consultancy TNS has announced an exclusive partnership with GeoPoll to deploy a new range of research products and services intended to improve market research in Africa.»
Tuesday 12 May

Tigo educates consumers through digital consumer fair

GHANA
Tigo Ghana has held a three-day digital fair to enable customers and members of the public to learn new ways of using their smart phones and to get more from their mobile phones.»
Tuesday 12 May

Botswana prepares for World Telecommunications Day commemorations

BOTSWANA
Plans are already at an advanced stage for this year commemoration of the 2015 World Telecommunication and Information Society (WTIS) day.»
Monday 11 May

Ericsson, Safaricom in network upgrade deal

KENYA
Ericsson has announced the signing of a multi-year agreement with Safaricom to support the upgrade and expansion of its converged mobile network infrastructure. »
Friday 8 May

Airtel, Verifone partner on NFC payment in Ghana

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has partnered Verifone Mobile Money to raise the bar in the mobile money space by introducing a contactless “tap and pay” near field communications (NFC) technology for payment. »
Friday 8 May

MTN provides free Nigerian apps to its 61 million customers

NIGERIA
MTN Nigeria is offering Nigerians a full month of free downloads for all Nigerian apps under the auspices of a movement tagged APPtitude.»

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The transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in GhanaThe transformative power of affordable smartphones and unlimited data in Ghana

Smartphones are helping transform their lives of ordinary people in Ghana, Reports Nana Appiah Acquaye.

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NIMC infrastructure must be managed by credible people: NIMC chiefNIMC infrastructure must be managed by credible people: NIMC chief

NIMC’s chief speaks to Kokumo Goodie about the role of the NIMC and his own legacy.