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Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

The companies enter a network partnership to initiate the next chapter of their African connectivity venture.

Proptech Africa launches to disrupt property market

Proptech Africa launches to disrupt property market

US$4.6-billion understood to have been invested in the global property technology.

Orange secures Genesys Gold PureCloud Partnership status

Orange secures Genesys Gold PureCloud Partnership status

Alliance expands solution portfolio and strengthens current Gold status in EMEA.

Cybercrime: Namibia most targeted country in Africa

Cybercrime: Namibia most targeted country in Africa

Research by Check Point highlights changes in the threat landscape and emerging trends.

Rwanda's Kagame bemoans country's low smartphone penetration rate

Rwanda's Kagame bemoans country's low smartphone penetration rate

President vows more action to address issues of cost and quality.

Streamlined site-approval policy crucial to fast-tracking 4IR

Streamlined site-approval policy crucial to fast-tracking 4IR

5G places higher capacity demands on networks says David Chen, vice-president of Huawei Southern Africa.

SA's PayGate predicts 30% increase in Black Friday sales

SA's PayGate predicts 30% increase in Black Friday sales

In 2018 the company processed 64% of Black Friday transactions and it believes this could increase to 70% in 2019.

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Telecoms

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Nominate female innovators of the year

Nominate female innovators of the year

11 October 2019

AfricaCom will run from 11 to 14 November 2019 in Cape Town.

Streamlined site-approval policy crucial to fast-tracking 4IR

Streamlined site-approval policy crucial to fast-tracking 4IR

15 October 2019

5G places higher capacity demands on networks says David Chen, vice-president of Huawei Southern Africa.

Data dominates as Zimbabwe's voice fades

Data dominates as Zimbabwe's voice fades

07 October 2019

Recent statistics from the industry regulator shows substantial differences in revenue contribution between data and voice services.

Mobile

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Rwanda's Kagame bemoans country's low smartphone penetration rate

Rwanda's Kagame bemoans country's low smartphone penetration rate

15 October 2019

President vows more action to address issues of cost and quality.

Zimbabwe companies intensify interest in mobile apps

Zimbabwe companies intensify interest in mobile apps

08 October 2019

Businesses look to reduce costs associated with physical infrastructure and manoeuvre to meet mobile demand.

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

Africell launches e-SIM service in Sierra Leone

03 October 2019

A nice to have say experts, but valuable to local market's telecommunications, connectivity and IOT ambitions.

Networks

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Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

Vodacom, Seacom partner in African network venture

16 October 2019

The companies enter a network partnership to initiate the next chapter of their African connectivity venture.

MTN appoints new CEO of Ivory Coast operation

MTN appoints new CEO of Ivory Coast operation

13 October 2019

Djibril Ouattara replaces Freddy Tchala who left the company in September.

MTN celebrates 25 years with 95% 4G coverage in SA

MTN celebrates 25 years with 95% 4G coverage in SA

10 October 2019

Pan-African mobile operator MTN today announced it has reached 95% 4G coverage across SA.

Security

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Blockchain expert foils possible crypto scam in Mauritius

Blockchain expert foils possible crypto scam in Mauritius

09 October 2019

Horizon Africa's Suyash Sumaroo filed complaint with country's financial regulator, which then issued alert.

Nigeria's young tech workers under threat

Nigeria's young tech workers under threat

03 October 2019

Business tech leaders respond to what they claim growing number of incidents of intimidation by anti-robbery squad members.

Business Intelligence

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Vodacom Foundation, Google to advance SA’s 4IR preparedness

Vodacom Foundation, Google to advance SA’s 4IR preparedness

08 October 2019

The organisations forge a partnership that aims to empower and equip South Africans with digital skills that speak to the fourth industrial revolution.

Westcon-Comstor launches cloud-based communications platform

16 October 2019

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has announced the availability of CloudCall to provide partners with a cost-effective cloud-based communications environment.

Cloud

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MainOne deepens interest in Ghana with new Accra expansion

MainOne deepens interest in Ghana with new Accra expansion

26 September 2019

Tier III 100-rack MDXi facility scheduled to be ready for service in Q4 2020.

ICT and Governance

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Africa dare not ignore social value innovation

Africa dare not ignore social value innovation

11 October 2019

Continent is open for business, but has to be strategic in its approach to several challenges say executives from NEC XON.

UX key metric to Africa's 4IR ambitions

UX key metric to Africa's 4IR ambitions

10 October 2019

Executives from NEC XON delve into opportunity that lies before the continent.

Huduma Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

Huduma Kenya aims to digitise 5000 govt services

04 October 2019

Up to 40 government service providers have been brought onto the system.

Business Continuity

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MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

MTN seeks to mend relations in host countries

07 October 2019

After facing several challenges in the countries it operates in, MTN looks to drive financial inclusion, empower SMEs, and create jobs.

Zambia deports TopStar CEO

Zambia deports TopStar CEO

17 September 2019

Yi Jian is understood to have fallen out with authorities over alleged public criticism of authorities and a loan agreement in place with China.

Channel

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Orange secures Genesys Gold PureCloud Partnership status

Orange secures Genesys Gold PureCloud Partnership status

16 October 2019

Alliance expands solution portfolio and strengthens current Gold status in EMEA.

SA’s IT channel mood downbeat

SA’s IT channel mood downbeat

23 September 2019

Results from The Margin's channel survey show that last year's overwhelmingly positive sentiment has shifted.

Cameroon unveils Huawei-built video surveillance centre

Cameroon unveils Huawei-built video surveillance centre

26 August 2019

Facility, with connectivity from Camtel, forms part of country's Intelligent City project.

Unified Communications

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FIFA live streaming African teams' World Cup qualifiers

FIFA live streaming African teams' World Cup qualifiers

13 September 2019

Market analysts and media believe live streaming should cover the existing financial gap.

Huawei announces Kenya-focused digital skills initiative

Huawei announces Kenya-focused digital skills initiative

12 September 2019

Chinese ICT firm links up with Belgium non-profit organisation 'Close the Gap' to roll out DigiTruck project.

Francistown Botswana earmarked for next Huawei CCTV rollout

Francistown Botswana earmarked for next Huawei CCTV rollout

02 September 2019

Mayor confirms project is scheduled for completion by year-end.