TELECOMS

Work set to start on Gabon-Congo fibre link

Work set to start on Gabon-Congo fibre link

Work is set to begin on the Gabon-Congo fibre-optic interconnection, with successful tender bids to made known by June this year and the project delivery date scheduled for January 2016. Read More

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Orange Kenya dumping copper for fibreOrange Kenya dumping copper for fibre Orange Kenya will this week commission a project to replace its copper cables with fibre in ...
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Second class to graduate from Samsung Academy KenyaSecond class to graduate from Samsung Academy Kenya Samsung Electronics East Africa (SEEA) will this week release 98 more graduates from its academy in ...
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Telecom Namibia joins global Pearson VUE testing networkTelecom Namibia joins global Pearson VUE testing network Telecom Namibia has signed an agreement with Pearson VUE, the electronic certification and licensure testing business ...
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Saturday 19 Apr

Telecel Go reduces cost of calls to all networks

ZIMBABWE
Telecel has launched a new pre-paid service platform called Telecel Go, which removes the boundaries between networks and reduces the cost of calls across all networks significantly.»
Friday 18 Apr

Huawei rolls out new base stations in Zambia

ZAMBIA
Chinese communications equipment giant Huawei Technologies has launched the first of a series of 169 base stations that will connect rural communities in Zambia to the mobile phone network.»
Friday 18 Apr

Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda strike deal to lower roaming rates

KENYA
Plans are underway to lower roaming rates among Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. »
Thursday 17 Apr

Kenyans making longer calls - CAK Report

KENYA
Robust marketing by telecoms and lowered call rates saw Kenyans use mobile phones more in 2013, the latest sector report shows. »
Wednesday 16 Apr

Telecom Namibia, XON Systems, Juniper Networks invest in network academy

NAMIBIA
Telecom Namibia has set up a Telecom Namibia Juniper Networks Academy in conjunction with XON Systems and Juniper Networks to boost the training of network engineersin its training facility.»
Tuesday 15 Apr

Nokia X excites Ghana smartphone lovers

GHANA
Nokia Ghana has unveiled one of its new smartphone products, the Nokia X, onto the Ghanaian mobile phone market.»
Monday 14 Apr

XDSL signs agreement with DFA, Conduct for more fibre

SOUTH AFRICA
Internet Service Provider XDSL has entered into an agreement with Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and Conduct, DFA’s last-mile fibre network subsidiary. »
Monday 14 Apr

Glo clinches two new brand awards

NIGERIA
Globacom won two prestigious brand awards at two separate awards ceremonies in Lagos at the weekend.»
Friday 11 Apr

Airtel Chad awarded 3G/4G licence

CHAD
Bharti Airtel has been awarded a 3G/4G license by the Chad Government. »
Friday 11 Apr

Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 in Kenya

KENYA
Mobile phone maker Samsung has unveiled its latest smartphone, the Galaxy S5, in Kenya.»
Friday 11 Apr

Disruption looms in Kenyan telecoms

KENYA
With the entry of three more companies in Kenya’s mobile sector, telecoms competition is expected to be stepped up a notch. »
Friday 11 Apr

Safaricom sees strong Kenyan smartphone uptake

KENYA
Safaricom reports presales of over 300 Samsung Galaxy S5 units, as smartphone uptake increases in Kenya.»
Friday 11 Apr

Orange devolves broadband to Kenya counties

KENYA
ICT services provider Orange Telkom is targeting Kenya’s devolved governments with its high speed broadband offering.»
Thursday 10 Apr

Zambian consumers warned over unlicensed smartphone importers

ZAMBIA
Samsung Electronics Zambia has warned against buying handsets from unlicensed distributors.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

Rwandan mobile penetration nears 65%

RWANDA
Rwanda’s mobile subscriber numbers now stand at 6.8 million – up from 6.59 million at the end of last year.»
Saturday 5 Apr

Cofek challenges Kyalo appointment

KENYA
Cofek has challenged the appointment of the Information, Communication and Technology Authority Chief Executive, Mr Victor Kyalo.»

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