TELECOMS

SEACOM launches direct-to-corporate services in Kenya

SEACOM launches direct-to-corporate services in Kenya

Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has extended its corporate market offering, under its SEACOM Business initiative, to the East African region by providing Internet connectivity and cloud services directly to corporates in Kenya. Read More

10:39
YahClick unveils Virtual Network Operator ServiceYahClick unveils Virtual Network Operator Service YahClick, the broadband satellite solutions provider for home and business, has announced a partnership with VT ...
10:32
WIOCC appoints new Sales DirectorWIOCC appoints new Sales Director Nikki Popoola has joined WIOCC as Director – Sales, where she will be helping international carriers procure ...
07:40
Collymore: PPP transparency to fuel Africa’s renaissanceCollymore: PPP transparency to fuel Africa’s renaissance Africa’s renaissance will be fueled by transparent partnerships between governments and private businesses working to ...
08:22

MORE TELECOMS NEWS

Friday 26 Aug

Nigeria's telco InterC Network targets 10m customers

NIGERIA
CDMA telco Intercellular has staged a come-back as InterC Network, with a target of capturing 10 million customers in the next five years.»
Thursday 25 Aug

ComTech minister: Appropriate legislation critical to telecom sector growth

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Communications Technology Minister Adebayo Shittu, has said appropriate laws will be made to guarantee the consolidation of the gains of the telecoms industry. »
Thursday 25 Aug

MTN Rwanda launches Business Call Assist for SMEs

RWANDA
MTN Rwanda has launched a cost-effective answering position and personal call management tool designed specifically for small and medium enterprises. »
Monday 22 Aug

BoFiNet expects annual global IP traffic to surge

BOTSWANA
The Botswana Fibre Networks Limited (BoFiNet), which a Government owned wholesale internet provider, says annual global IP traffic will pass the zettabyte (ZB) in the next four years.»
Monday 22 Aug

Airtel Ghana launches groundbreaking home solution

GHANA
Airtel Ghana has launched a groundbreaking home solution dubbed Airtel Quonect to provide unparalleled Communication, Connectivity and Collaborative solutions for the modern home.»
Thursday 18 Aug

Ghana Chamber of Telecoms appoints Vodafone CEO as new board chairman

GHANA
The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has appointed the CEO of Vodafone, Ms. Yolanda Cuba, as Chairperson for the ensuing year, with MTN CEO Ebenezer Asante as Vice Chair. »
Tuesday 16 Aug

Telecoms Hall of Fame inducts Glo chairman, Adenuga

NIGERIA
Globacom has been named best mobile operator for the year 2016, while its chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr., has been inducted into the Telecoms Hall of Fame for Telecoms Development as a Platinum member.»
Monday 15 Aug

SEACOM partners with Microsoft on connectivity to Azure data centres

SEACOM, is now a Microsoft ExpressRoute partner, meaning that it can offer its business customers affordable, dedicated Ethernet links between their own IT infrastructures and Microsoft’s Azure and Office365 data centres around the world.»
Wednesday 10 Aug

Etisalat kicks off Nigerian photo competition

NIGERIA
Etisalat Nigeria, in line with its commitment to promote innovation and creativity, has announced the opening of the 2016 Etisalat Photography Competition.»
Tuesday 9 Aug

NITDA seeks NCC collaboration for 50% GDP growth

NIGERIA
The acting Director-General of Nigeria’s NITDA is seeking the collaboration of the NCC to develop the country’s ICT industry to enable it to contribute about 50 per cent to the nation’s GDP.»
Friday 5 Aug

Tigo Ghana rewards customer loyalty with new promo

GHANA
Tigo Ghana has launched another promo geared towards rewarding and appreciating its customers. »
Friday 5 Aug

Amosun, Danbatta settle disputes over 47 BTS shut in Ogun

NIGERIA
The outstanding issues which have kept 47 base transmission stations (BTS) under lock and key in Ogun State have been successfully resolved by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta.»
Thursday 4 Aug

ComTech Minister: NITDA recruitment fraudulent

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has described the last recruitment exercise at the Nigeria Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) fraudulent as it did not follow due process.»
Thursday 4 Aug

Glo offers new subscribers N42,000 value for N5,000 recharge

NIGERIA
The grandmasters of data, Globacom, has launched ‘Glo Jollific8,” a plan designed to give new prepaid customers eight times more value on every recharge made on its platform.»
Tuesday 2 Aug

NCA to prosecute mast owners who host illegal transmission equipment

GHANA
Ghana’s telecoms regulator the National Communication Authority (NCA) has sounded a word of caution to operators of communication masts in the country to desist from hosting illegal transmission equipment off their masts or face prosecution. »
Saturday 30 Jul

Safaricom drops roaming charges by up to 99%

KENYA
Following successful negotiations with its global network of partners, Safaricom has reduced roaming charges for calls and data by up to 99 per cent for over 200 networks across the world.»

PRESS OFFICES

Sage EnterpriseSAP AfricaTrust PayVMWareSamsung ElectronicsMitsumi DistributionPhoenix DistributionMTN BusinessSchneider ElectricMultichoiceMicrosoft 4AfrikaNetworks UnlimitedArbor NetworksEricssonTigo Ghana

FEATURED STORY

Financial services sees AI as both opportunity and threatFinancial services sees AI as both opportunity and threat

Banking is already a key area where technology is having an impact throughout Africa, and a new survey assesses the impact artificial intelligence will have on this sector.

IN DEPTH

Access and Use of ICT stats releasedAccess and Use of ICT stats released

Statistics Botswana has released the first results of the 2014 Information and Communication Technology Household Survey.