Orange launches in Sierra Leone.

Orange launches in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invetsed US$33M in its network.

Monday, Oct 23rd

Mozambique comms regulator recommits to Community Multimedia Center project

Mozambique comms regulator recommits to Community Multimedia Center project

INCM has pledged to equip facilities with computer equipment and other support in a newly signed MoU.

Sat-Space Africa's new MD has high hopes for continent

Sat-Space Africa's new MD has high hopes for continent

IP-connectivity provider believes Tillmann is the right man to deliver on its vision.

South Africa no longer Africa’s obvious leader in innovation

South Africa no longer Africa’s obvious leader in innovation

Accenture SA CEO says indicators show SA is losing its innovation edge along with accompanying investments.

Orange follows up Airtel acquisition with brand launch in Sierra Leone

Orange follows up Airtel acquisition with brand launch in Sierra Leone

Telco says it invested US$33 million in a modernisation and expansion plan ahead of the launch.

Skills shortage hinders Africa’s cloud adoption

Skills shortage hinders Africa’s cloud adoption

  Another call has been made for investment in Sub-Saharan Africa’s education and work sectors.

Angola Cables CEO ever more confident in value of SACS

Angola Cables CEO ever more confident in value of SACS

Antonio Nunes says the growing number of customers signing up for services is an assurance of the Angola-Brazil cable system.

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Telecoms

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Orange follows up Airtel acquisition with brand launch in Sierra Leone

Orange follows up Airtel acquisition with brand launch in Sierra Leone

19 October 2017

Telco says it invested US$33 million in a modernisation and expansion plan ahead of the launch.

T-Systems SA's Intervate relaunches

T-Systems SA's Intervate relaunches

16 October 2017

Development stems from recent partnership established between T-Systems and Microsoft.

Ghana: Tigo, Airtel merger finalised

Ghana: Tigo, Airtel merger finalised

16 October 2017

Statement issued outlines objectives of the newly established venture.

Mobile

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Girl Talk content offering launched in SA and Nigeria

Girl Talk content offering launched in SA and Nigeria

12 October 2017

BBM Messenger, NGO Springster behind initiative to extend the reach of Girl Effect’s mobile platform for vulnerable girls

Huawei targets 30% market share in Kenya

Huawei targets 30% market share in Kenya

27 September 2017

Company intends deploying a multi-stakeholder and multi-sector strategy.

Edgewater Networks Announces SD-WAN Optimized for BroadSoft Platforms

20 October 2017

Edgewater Networks, Inc. announces the upcoming availability of its SD-WAN offering targeted for Small to Medium Enterprises.

Networks

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Angola Cables CEO ever more confident in value of SACS

Angola Cables CEO ever more confident in value of SACS

18 October 2017

Antonio Nunes says the growing number of customers signing up for services is an assurance of the Angola-Brazil cable system.

Ntel’s new CEO aims to drive innovation

Ntel’s new CEO aims to drive innovation

17 October 2017

Newly appointed executive plans to build on predecessor’s legacy.

Safaricom actions regional FTTH roll out plan

Safaricom actions regional FTTH roll out plan

11 October 2017

The telco says 95 000 homes are currently connected to its fibre infrastructure.

Security

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Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

Mugabe lauds 'protective' cyber security ministry

11 October 2017

Zimbabwe government's latest effort to curb 'cyber mischief' has media and legal groups concerned.

Financial gain remains main motivation for cybercriminals in Africa

Financial gain remains main motivation for cybercriminals in Africa

05 October 2017

Expert says Global Threat Impact Index shows rise in tenacity and sophistication of malicious hackers to extort money.

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

OT-Morpho dismisses hacking claims in Kenya's electoral system

19 September 2017

In correspondence to the French government, Raila Odinga and the NASA coalition have accused OT-Morpho of allowing unauthorised access to its servers.

Business Intelligence

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Is SADC up to standard to spread smart city development?

Is SADC up to standard to spread smart city development?

18 October 2017

More SADC member states can establish smart cities if they leverage standards to bolster and leverage industrialisation says Dr Stergomena Tax.

Leading edge tech bears fruit in Kenya

Leading edge tech bears fruit in Kenya

09 October 2017

How two companies in Kenya are using technology to change the way people live and work.

AfricaCom 2017 announces crucial IoT track

AfricaCom 2017 announces crucial IoT track

27 September 2017

The continent's related capacity and potential under the spotlight at ICT, telecoms event.

Cloud

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Skills shortage hinders Africa’s cloud adoption

Skills shortage hinders Africa’s cloud adoption

19 October 2017

 

Another call has been made for investment in Sub-Saharan Africa’s education and work sectors.

Kenya: uptake of cloud application is on the rise

Kenya: uptake of cloud application is on the rise

13 October 2017

Telecoms, finance institutions and public bodies among top adopters.

T-Systems SA's Microsoft Azure partnership to affect plans with Huawei

T-Systems SA's Microsoft Azure partnership to affect plans with Huawei

05 October 2017

T-Systems says relationship with Huawei remains important even though Open Telekom Cloud deal with Huawei is cast aside.

ICT and Governance

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Mozambique comms regulator recommits to Community Multimedia Center project

Mozambique comms regulator recommits to Community Multimedia Center project

20 October 2017


INCM has pledged to equip facilities with computer equipment and other support in a newly signed MoU.

Namibia looks to ICT sector for economic recovery

Namibia looks to ICT sector for economic recovery

11 October 2017

Country's Prime Minister and ICT Minister believe that ICT sector can help to revive economic fortunes.

Ghana works towards an inclusive digital ecosystem

Ghana works towards an inclusive digital ecosystem

10 October 2017

Digital changes already implemented have delivered significant cost savings and improved transparency.

Business Continuity

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TNM scrambles to replace CEO

TNM scrambles to replace CEO

28 September 2017

Telco issues statement confirming Douglas Stevenson's departure.

Channel

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Why NetSuite looks to exploit SA opportunity

Why NetSuite looks to exploit SA opportunity

10 October 2017

Martin Painter, Sales Director EMEA at NetSuite, outlines the company's strategy.

Dell EMC appoints Mitsumi as distribution partner for Africa

Dell EMC appoints Mitsumi as distribution partner for Africa

22 September 2017

Mitsumi's reseller partners across the continent will have access to Dell EMC portfolio.

Microsoft appoints new WCA country manager

Microsoft appoints new WCA country manager

30 August 2017

The team will continue to accelerate the organisation's cloud drive on the continent and increase digital transformation.

Unified Communications

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Hitachi intensifies AI, IOT and robotics to cement its social innovation business

Hitachi intensifies AI, IOT and robotics to cement its social innovation business

18 October 2017

Company outlines its efforts in Europe, but believes co-creation and social innovation-based model will add value to other strategic regions including Africa.

SA's digital classrooms project gains global traction

SA's digital classrooms project gains global traction

04 October 2017

Company contracted to roll out ambitious technology in schools project says interest is growing worldwide.

Zuku Fire blazes in Dar es Salaam

Zuku Fire blazes in Dar es Salaam

15 September 2017

Data consumption in Tanzania is three times higher than in Swaziland, according to Wananchi Group CEO.