BCX to lead Telkom into Africa.

BCX to lead Telkom into Africa

CEO says new unit will prioritise the continent.

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South Africa received the bulk of investment into Africa's ICT industry

South Africa received the bulk of investment into Africa's ICT industry

Report on funding over the past year shows that SA received the lion's share of investment of more than US$129 million.

Internet rights campaigners take on Cameroon's govt over blackout

Internet rights campaigners take on Cameroon's govt over blackout

Avaaz, Access Now seek intervention by the African Union.

Internet shutdown in Cameroon continues

Internet shutdown in Cameroon continues

No official reason given for shutdown, although speculation exists of links to a series of demonstrations.

Communications Authority of Kenya denies phone spying claims

Communications Authority of Kenya denies phone spying claims

Regulator dismisses concerns authorities may use Device Management System to eavesdrop on mobile subscribers.

A new Neotel under Liquid Telecom leadership

A new Neotel under Liquid Telecom leadership

The R6.55 billion acquisition of Neotel by Liquid Telecom has officially gone through, with the parent promising a completely new start for the company.

BCX to lead Telkom's foray into Africa

BCX to lead Telkom's foray into Africa

BCX CEO says the newly launched Telkom subsidiary will take charge of the Group's business activities on the continent.

African business edging closer to establishing the true cost of cloud

African business edging closer to establishing the true cost of cloud

The measurement tool should be a determination of the total cost of ownership, argues one analyst.

The Internet in South Africa ...Lurching our way towards an uncertain future

The Internet in South Africa ...Lurching our way towards an uncertain future

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is extremely disruptive says ICT veteran Walter Brown who poses the question: how should South Africa respond to it?

Security agency to protect Nigeria's telecom installations

Security agency to protect Nigeria's telecom installations

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps will intensify surveillance of facilities across the West African country.

South Africa follows Ghana, Nigeria with promise to cut data costs

South Africa follows Ghana, Nigeria with promise to cut data costs

Assurance by SA President that government is looking to reduce data costs follows similar pledges elsewhere on the continent.

Forex challenge thwarts Nigeria's telecom expansion plans

Forex challenge thwarts Nigeria's telecom expansion plans

Operators acknowledge difficulty in accessing funds required for equipment to build up networks, as lack of base stations and tower operations stifle development.