TELECOMS

Lenovo reduces smartphone prices, unveils YOGA series laptops

Lenovo reduces smartphone prices, unveils YOGA series laptops

Lenovo has reduced the prices of its P70 and A5000 smartphones in Nigeria, in a drive to deliver rich mobile experiences and superior smartphone technology to more Nigerians.  Read More

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BOFINET concludes Sekoma-Tsabong optic fibre projectBOFINET concludes Sekoma-Tsabong optic fibre project Botswana Fibre Networks has successfully concluded its 360km Sekoma-Tsabong route optical fibre project.
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MainOne extends cable to CamerounMainOne extends cable to Cameroun MainOne has announced the extension of its world-class submarine fiber optic cable network from its Cable ...
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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 ...
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Wednesday 26 Aug

How NCC will tackle service quality: Prof Danbatta

NIGERIA
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta, says the Commission will take steps to address issues of such as multiple taxation, vandalism and others to ensure that the quality of service (QoS) headache becomes a thing of the past in the country.»
Tuesday 25 Aug

Alan Knott-Craig Jr to launch new venture

SOUTH AFRICA
Former Mxit CEO Alan Knott-Craig Jr has announced the imminent commercial launch of HeroTel, a new venture seeking to consolidate Wireless Internet providers (WISPs).»
Monday 24 Aug

MTN, Liquid Telecom partner in Africa

MTN Group and Liquid Telecom have partnered to jointly offer customers access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint across the continent.»
Saturday 22 Aug

Danbatta constitutes service quality Task Force

NIGERIA
Worried by the general outcry about declining Quality of Service (QoS), in the telecommunications sector, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) at the weekend set up a 9-member Task Force to proffer solutions to this problem.»
Thursday 20 Aug

MTN Business announces a partnership with Microsoft to offer a cloud solution

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business has announced a strategic partnership with Microsoft to provide a pan-African cloud platform that offers customers a true hybrid cloud solution serviced from MTN’s data centres. »
Wednesday 19 Aug

WACS Phase 1 upgrades complete

NAMIBIA
Upgrades on Phase 1 of the West Africa Cable System (WACS) cable have been completed. »
Wednesday 19 Aug

SIM deactivation: NCC to sanction telcos over non-compliance

NIGERIA
The Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC), says it will impose sanctions on Nigeria carriers over partial and non-compliance with its directive to deactivate all SIMs that do not conform to laid down procedures.»
Tuesday 18 Aug

MTN’s position on Competition Commission ruling

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN has responded to the recommendation by the South African Competition Commission that the proposed MTN and Telkom transaction be prohibited. »
Monday 17 Aug

MTN Business presents the first Supplier Development Programme workshop to Gauteng entrepreneurs

SOUTH AFRICA
MTN Business conducted the first Supplier Development Programme (SDP) and Accelerator Programme (AP) workshop at its headquarters in Johannesburg. »
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

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

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.  »
Saturday 8 Aug

Airtel Nigeria grows subscribers to 30m

NIGERIA
Bharti Airtel has announced the acquisition of its 30 millionth customer in Nigeria. »
Saturday 8 Aug

Service quality my priority at NCC, says Prof Danbatta

NIGERIA
The newly Executive Vice Chairman and CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Prof Umaru Damabatta has identified the issue of low service quality as one of his immediate priorities.»
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.  »
Wednesday 5 Aug

Prof Danbatta named NCC chief

NIGERIA
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof Umar Garba Danbatta as the new Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the NCC.»

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High tech, digital homes where everything is automated and connected aren’t the stuff of science fiction any longer, says BNC Technology.