TELECOMS

Econet rejects base station report

Econet rejects base station report

Econet Wireless has released a statement refuting recent media reports around its importation of base stations. Read More

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MTN Cameroon transfers WACS landing station to state MTN Cameroon transfers WACS landing station to state MTN Cameroon has transferred ownership of the WACS submarine fibre optic cable landing station at Limbe ...
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Call for pan-African contact centre association Call for pan-African contact centre association Interactive Intelligence has called for the creation of a call centre association for Nigeria and other ...
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World Bank to help rehabilitate DRC telecomsWorld Bank to help rehabilitate DRC telecoms Dilapidated, outdated and unreliable telecommunications infrastructure in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will be rehabilitated ...
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Saturday 19 Jul

30 phone brands registered with SON

NIGERIA
The Phone and Allied Products Dealers Association (PAPDA) at Computer Village, Lagos says it has registered 30 brands of mobile phones with the Standards Organisation of Nigeria. »
Thursday 17 Jul

TNM dishes out K2.5m in Independence promotion

MALAWI
Premier mobile telecom operator TNM has dished out K2.5m worth of Mpamba value during the first draw of its commemorative promotion as Malawi celebrates 50 years of self rule.»
Thursday 17 Jul

Airtel chief explains Touching Lives initiative

NIGERIA
Airtel Nigeria says its launch of Touching Lives, a new corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative, is meant to raise hope and inspire people.»
Thursday 17 Jul

Vodacom Mozambique partners with Flytxt

MOZAMBIQUE
Flytxt, a Big Data analytics solution provider for Communication Service Providers, has announced a strategic tie up with Vodacom, Mozambique’s leading mobile network. »
Wednesday 16 Jul

Orange reports 8% revenue growth

KENYA
Integrated telecommunications service provider Orange has announced an 8% revenue growth for the overall business for the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year.»
Wednesday 16 Jul

BICS POP in SA to increase reach into Africa

SOUTH AFRICA
BICS, global provider of international connectivity and interoperability services, has established a point-of-presence (POP) in Johannesburg to offer its operator customers assured quality of interconnect for traffic exchange in Africa.»
Monday 14 Jul

CEC Liquid Telecom Zambia appoints new MD

ZAMBIA
The Liquid Telecom Group and Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC have announced the appointment of Andrew Kapula as Managing Director of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia.»
Sunday 13 Jul

Orange, DRC govt sign fibre optic deal

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Orange and the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a deal which will see Orange take control of the country’s fibre optic platform. »
Friday 11 Jul

NCC presents telecoms governance code

NIGERIA
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has launched a Corporate Governance Code for the telecommunications industry.»
Friday 11 Jul

MTN enhances data communications in Western and Central regions

GHANA
MTN now has over 2275 2G sites and 1090 3G sites in as well as over 4000km of fibre in place in Ghana, to empower customers to do more with voice and data. »
Thursday 10 Jul

Liquid Telecom connects Siaya County with $2 million internet cable project

KENYA
Liquid Telecom Kenya (LTK) Africa’s leading data, voice and IP provider, is installing a $2 million fiber optic network in Siaya County.»
Wednesday 9 Jul

NCA lifts ban on Vodafone

GHANA
The National Communications Authority (NCA) has lifted the ban imposed on Vodafone Ghana.»
Wednesday 9 Jul

Samsung Ghana bemoans influx of fake phones

GHANA
Samsung Ghana has bemoaned the influx of fake Samsung products on the Ghanaian market and called for collaboration to combat it.»
Sunday 6 Jul

Tigo Ghana sales team scoops 2013 Millicommander Awards

GHANA
Tigo Ghana's sales team has been voted the best within the Millicom Group.»
Saturday 5 Jul

Ericsson tasks NCC on infrastructure sharing

NIGERIA
Technology giant Ericsson has urged the Nigerian Communications Commission to make telecoms infrastructure sharing mandatory.»
Thursday 3 Jul

Econet signs Kirsty Coventry as brand ambassador

ZIMBABWE
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe has partnered with champion swimmer Kirsty Coventry as its official Brand Ambassador. »

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VMware, the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014.

New Sage ERP X3 version puts business information at your fingertips

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