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Seagate set to invest in Africa

October 24, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Africa as a region has been attracting attention and focus in the IT sector over the past two years due to the vast growth opportunities. Seagate has placed a three year strategy to grow its presence and investments in Africa, with their key focus being Kenya, Nigeria and Algeria since 2013. According to the company, Seagate started investing in...

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Uganda: Huawei to offer e-lab to school in Lira

October 24, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei is set to offer an e-lab to the Dr. Obote College School, which is located in the Lira District. According to Huawei Uganda, the e-lab is a reward for the school’s achievement for becoming champions at the recently concluded Science and...

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HCL & De Beers Group ink multi-million dollar IT deal

October 24, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

HCL Technologies has inked an IT Infrastructure transformation contract with leading diamond business, the De Beers Group. Leveraging its Enterprise of Future (EoF) offering, HCL is expected to deliver end-to-end IT infrastructure solutions  including data...

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MTN Uganda receives US$100 000 towards community projects

October 23, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

MTN Group today recognised employees in Uganda for their selflessness and dedication towards improving the lives of ordinary people, including the blind, as part of this year’s 21 Days of Y’ello Care campaign, a popular employee volunteer initiative in...

Larry Annetts, the incoming Chief Marketing Officer of MTN South Africa

MTN social media strategy wins string of awards

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

MTN was the only telecommunications company to bag a string of New Generation Awards in recognition for the exceptional work performed by its digital and social media team. MTN was awarded gold under the Best Online Newsletter category, silver award for The...

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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...

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...

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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 (1)

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...

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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...

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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”...