TELECOMS

Mayor opens new ICT shop

Mayor opens new ICT shop

Her Worship the Mayor of Francistown has opened the doors of a new ICT initiative in Francistown, in the form of a shop from the country’s leading mobile communications provider, Mascom.   Read More

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Africell, Airtel on collision course over cableAfricell, Airtel on collision course over cable Uganda’s Africell is set for a legal battle with Airtel as the two trade accusations ...
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Solomon Ogufere, Dr Ernest Ndukwe and Lanre Kolade Vodacom coasts home with two industry awards Vodacom Business Nigeria has won two prestigious awards at the Beacon of ICT (BoICT) Awards ceremony.
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Nigeria satellite resources to boost economic growthNigeria satellite resources to boost economic growth The Management of NigComSat says Nigeria’s satellite resources are primed to help the nation in ...
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Saturday 23 Apr

NCC chief urges Fed Govt to relax forex policy

NIGERIA
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, has urged the Federal Government to consider relaxing its forex policy for telecommunications companies.»
Thursday 21 Apr

Orange completes Tigo acquisition in DRC

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Less than three months after signing an agreement with Millicom, Orange has completed the acquisition of 100% of the mobile operator Tigo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).»
Thursday 21 Apr

No deal with MTN on fine, says ComTech minister

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Communications Technology Minister says no concrete deal has been sealed in respect of the fine imposed on MTN.»
Thursday 21 Apr

Vodafone Ghana to reward whistleblowers on cable theft

GHANA
Vodafone Ghana is enlisting the help of the general public to help curb cable theft across the country.»
Wednesday 20 Apr

CA rejects misleading reports on Essar sale

KENYA
The Chairman of the Communications Authority of Kenya board of directors, Ngene Gituku, has refuted allegations of impropriety and unethical conduct around the sale of Essar Telecom Kenya Ltd.»
Wednesday 20 Apr

Smart Africa seeks One Africa Network

RWANDA
ICT Ministers and telecoms regulatory bodies meeting in Kigali have resolved to implement the new One Africa regional telecommunications framework initiative this year.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

Kenyan mobile operators fail on QoS targets

KENYA
The Communications Authority of Kenya says Kenya’s mobile operators have failed to meet Quality of Service standards for the third year running.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

Africa-1 Consortium signs MOU

MTN Group, PCCW Global, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Telecom Egypt (TE) and Telkom South Africa have signed an agreement on the construction of the new “Africa-1” submarine cable system.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

MTN Ghana scores high marks on QoS Report

GHANA
The latest Ghana National Communication Authority Quality of Service (QoS) report reveals sterling performance by MTN Ghana among its peers in meeting all the QoS indicators and their respective thresholds for compliance.»
Thursday 14 Apr

Glo Ghana sanctioned for call setup time delays

GHANA
The Ghana NCA says it has sanctioned Ghana’s sixth network operator, Glo, for failing in its Call Setup Time obligation within the Greater Accra region.»
Thursday 14 Apr

MTN Cameroon renews subscriber identification

CAMEROON
MTN Cameroon has launched a nationwide campaign that will run until June 2016 to confirm the identity of each subscriber. »
Wednesday 13 Apr

Dairo, Ogiemwanye, Uwaoma now Directors at Etisalat Nigeria

NIGERIA
Etisalat Nigeria has announced the appointment of Adeolu Dairo as Director, Consumer Segment, Elvis Ogiemwanye as Director, Brand & Experience and Eric Uwaoma as Director, Enterprise Segment. »
Wednesday 13 Apr

Nigeria plans in-country data hosting

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications says once Nigerian data centres have enough capacity, the Nigerian government will put a stop to its data being hosted abroad.»
Tuesday 12 Apr

BTCL lists on local bourse

BOTSWANA
A journey that began close to a decade ago has culminated in the first successful privatisation of a Botswana state entity – BTCL.»
Friday 8 Apr

Kenya Power, Safaricom in broadband project

KENYA
Kenya Power International and Safaricom have signed a MoU that will see more Kenyans connected to broadband Internet. »
Thursday 7 Apr

Airtel unveils Smart Speedoo

NIGERIA
Airtel Nigeria has unveiled SmartSpeedoo, a revolutionary service that allow customers experience real data while browsing at affordable tariff and enjoying free megabytes.»

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IBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South AfricaIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.  

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