Safaricom goes toe-to-toe with banks

Safaricom spars
with banks

Telco launches savings
plan in Kenya.

Wednesday, Dec 11th

BICS establishes Joburg POP with Teraco.

BICS establishes Joburg POP with Teraco

Move aimed at boosting its internet traffic exchange and lowering latency for customers.

Telkom’s fibre-to-the-home plans.

Telkom’s fibre-to-the-home plans

Company rolling out 100Mbps internet to over twenty suburbs in South Africa.

Multichoice looks to expand African DTT services.

MultiChoice looks to expand African DTT services

African pay-TV operator signs on Intelsat to grow its digital terrestrial television footprint.

African pay TV service MultiChoice adds satellite capacity.

African pay TV service MultiChoice adds satellite capacity

Provider signs on Intelsat for a 15-year service agreement set to start in two year’s time.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds.

SEACOM signs on Akamai to boost internet speeds

Lower latency could be on the cards thanks to a deal with the cloud services provider.

South Africa: Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn.

South Africa: Vodacom to buy Neotel for R7bn

Deal expected to be sealed by year-end if the likes of regulatory approvals are met.

Nautical maps no safeguard against subsea cable breakages.

Nautical maps no safeguard against subsea cable breakages

Instances exist of ship captains who deliberately or accidentally fail to follow international law.

FTTH is next natural step for MTN.

‘FTTH is next natural step for MTN’

CEO of FTTH Africa Council Juanita Clark says MTN’s move “makes absolute sense”.

Internet Solutions introduces UK-SA network solutions.

Internet Solutions introduces UK-SA network solutions

Pan-African telecoms provider says it provides the “shortest path” between the countries.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city.

Hong Kong firm connecting Africa’s first-ever smart city

A division of telecoms provider HKT is providing tech for Modderfontein’s Zendai development.

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint.

Liquid Telecom expands African satellite footprint

Data, voice and IP provider plans to keep Africa’s data within the continent to reduce latency.