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LG donates 2000 smartphones to fight Ebola in West Africa

October 23, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung Electronics South Africa revealed earlier this week that it will be donating 3000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million (ZAR10,9 million) to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. LG is now doing the same. LG is expected to donate 2000 smartphones to the United Nations, in order to help in the fight against the ...

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MTN’s enterprise customers can now benefit from the operator’s ability to deliver Local Area Network (LAN) services (Image source: File)

MTN upgrades Steve Tshwete Secondary School

October 22, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

The MTN SA Foundation, in conjunction with the Gauteng Department of Education, has donated a fully equipped computer laboratory to Centurion based Steve Tshwete Secondary School to help it meet its connectivity and learning requirements. This is the 43rd...

Isaac Mophatlane - CEO Business Connexion. (Image Source: BCX)

BCX & Telkom still awaiting regulatory approval

October 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Business Connexion (BCX) and Telkom are still awaiting regulatory approval, in a number of countries, for Telkom’s takeover of the company. According to a statement made to shareholders, the company revealed that it still needs approvals from the...

According to Tigo, the installation is set to enhance customer experience and reduce the inconvenience of customers having to memorise the various short codes for different products and services.

Millicom & Deezer partner for Tigo Music in Africa

October 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Telecommunications and media company Millicom has extended its partnership with music streaming service Deezer to five Tigo markets in Africa. With Deezer, Tigo Music will launch in Ghana soon and roll out to Chad, DR Congo, Rwanda and Tanzania in the coming...

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MTN Group sponsors GSMA Mobile 360-Africa

October 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The MTN Group has announced that it is the Platinum Event Sponsor for the GSMA Mobile 360-Africa event, which will be held in Cape Town from 5-7 November 2014. Mobile 360-Africa will attract key stakeholders from mobile and adjacent industries to examine...

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Samsung donates 3000 smartphones in fight against Ebola

October 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung Electronics South Africa has revealed that the company will donate 3000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million (ZAR10,9 million) to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. The smartphones to be donated through the United Nations Office for the...

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MTN shortlisted for two AfricaCom Awards

October 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

A service which is enriching the way small and large enterprises across Africa operate, and a powerful campaign about the impact of mobile technology, have garnered the attention of the 2014 AfricaCom Awards judging panel. MTN’s Global Multi-Protocol Label...

SAP

SAP sees 41% revenue growth in third quarter

October 20, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP again delivered strong growth in the cloud and a solid overall revenue performance. With non-IFRS cloud subscriptions and support revenue increasing 41% (42% at constant currencies) SAP is the fastest growing enterprise cloud company at scale . Non-IFRS...

MTN

Turkcell once again loses court challenge against MTN

October 20, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Group has noted that a tribunal of independent arbitrators has ruled against Turkish mobile operator Turkcell, in the investor-state arbitration under a bilateral investment treaty case held in terms of the rules of the United Nations Commission on...

This accolade follows hot on the heels of two accolades that MTN scooped last month.

MTN SA launches Night Express Internet bundles

October 17, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN has unveiled Night Express internet bundles. According to MTN, for a monthly subscription from as low as R10, MTN prepaid subscribers will receive 100MB worth of data bundles to use to surf the Internet and connect to social media platforms. This data is...

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MTN reveals SKY competition winner

October 17, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

After weeks of waiting, speculation and fierce online discussions, the winner of the MTN Sky “Win A Plane” Competition was unveiled amid much fan-fare. Durban-based Shikanth Bugwandeen was announced as the winner of the MTN Sky “Win A Plane”...

Standard Bank

IBM’s Watson technology moving into banking

October 17, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Standard Bank is set to become the first financial institution on the African continent to implement IBM’s new Watson technology which breaks traditional barriers in computing by embracing artificial intelligence, natural language processing and dynamic...

Tony Ruiters, Business Connexion Chairperson. (Image Source: BCX).

Benjamin Mophatlane Foundation unveiled at MWOT

October 16, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The first MyWorld of Tomorrow Expo and conference hosted by Business Connexion kicked off on 16 November 2014 at the Sandton Convention Centre. According to BCX is Africa’s first technology showcase of its kind with world-renowned speakers, industry thought...

Intel is once again hosting their Intel Capital CEO Summit (image: file)

Intel Nigeria set to bridge technology gap

October 16, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Intel Nigeria has partnered with universities in order to bridge the technological gap as well address the current skill gap in the Nigerian society.According to the Independent, Intel donated electric training chip boards to hand-picked universities across...

MTN

MTN SA unveils rollout plans and pricing for FTTH

October 15, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Following the successful deployment of Fibre To The Home (FTTH) at the gated estate of Monaghan Farm in Johannesburg, MTN South Africa has announced plans to deploy this cutting edge network nationally including a range of competitive pricing. MTN conducted a...

SAP

SAP & IBM Partner to Accelerate Enterprise Cloud Adoption

October 15, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

SAP has selected IBM as a premier strategic provider of Cloud infrastructure services for its business critical applications. According to both parties the move has been made in order to accelerate customers’ ability to run core business in the cloud. SAP...