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MTN Group reveals latest Sustainability Report

March 26, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Group’s efforts to advance social development in its markets through the integration of sustainable business practices into day-to-day activities, is yielding positive outcomes, according to the company. The company’s Sustainability Report for the year ended 31 December 2014 was released on 26 March 2015 and details how MTN’s voice and data...

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MTN Business set to Bring Your Business Online

March 23, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Business has launched Bring Your Business Online, a platform that gives small and medium-sized businesses (SME) increased visibility by providing online presence on the MTN managed domain for less than R20 a month. “SMEs are the lifeblood of the South...

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TAG Heuer, Google & Intel reveal Smartwatch Collaboration

March 20, 2015 • Company NewsComments (0)

TAG Heuer, Google and Intel have revealed a partnership to launch a Swiss smartwatch powered by Intel technology and Android Wear. The effort signifies a new era of collaboration between Swiss watchmakers and Silicon Valley, bringing together each company’s...

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SAP & Samsung South Africa seal enterprise system partnership

March 19, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung South Africa and SAP have revealed plans to deliver enterprise mobility systems for a number of industries. Once implemented, the systems is set to help create an ecosystem based on Samsung mobile devices. According to Samsung, the new ecosystem will...

Cloud Technology

Cloud Lending Solutions & BDO partner to Power Non-Bank Lending Globally

March 18, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cloud Lending Solutions, the only end-to-end lending platform built natively on salesforce.com, today announced a strategic agreement with BDO Solutions to bring the company’s non-bank online lending platform to East Africa and the Indian Ocean. Nearly...

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CeBIT 2015: Huawei & SAP sign IoT development partnership

March 17, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

At CeBIT 2015, which is currently being held in Germany, Huawei revealed an expanded partnership with SAP in order to establish joint innovation efforts in Shenzhen, China and Walldorf, Germany. The agreement focuses on establishing a technical collaboration...

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SAP to promote youth development with latest BBBEE deal

March 11, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to SAP South Africa, in today’s highly competitive globalised economy, the need is becoming increasingly acute for qualitative higher education to lay the appropriate foundation for young people to meet the increasingly complex and competitive...

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HDS unlocks invaluable information from Telecom Big Data

March 5, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, today launched Live Insight for Telecom, an advanced and predictive analytics solution that provides telecom service providers with real-time insight into network, service and...

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Kenya: Safaricom reveals new data centre for Eldoret

March 4, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kenyan operator Safaricom has revealed the opening of a data centre, which will be located in Eldoret Western Kenya. According to both parties, the move is expected to enhance network quality in the North Rift region. The hub, known as the MGW site, has been...

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Ericsson set to deliver the connected kiosk to Rwanda

March 4, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), Ericsson and Coca-Cola revealed a pilot  project, which is intended to bring mobile connectivity to the African continent. The pilot project is essentially dubbed “Ekocenter”, and is a social enterprise...

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Vodafone reveals Instant Classrooms for refugees in Africa

March 3, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Vodafone Foundation has announced the Instant Classroom initiative, a digital ‘school in a box’, which according to Vodafone, can be set up in a matter of minutes. The initiative is intent on helping pupils in refugee camps as well as offer...

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Samsung donates solar powered Internet School to Mpumalanga

February 27, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Samsung Electronics South Africa, has delivered a Solar Powered Internet School (SPIS) to the Chief SW Nhlapho Secondary School in Dundonald, Mpumalanga. The Executive Mayor of Chief Albert Luthuli Municipality, Ms B.P. Shiba, attended the SPIS handover...

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Nigeria: MTN Business set to drive mobile advertising

February 23, 2015 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

According to MTN Business, in a world where more and more of our daily critical activities are increasingly done on the go, mobile devices have emerged the next viable platform which today’s marketing professionals interested in delivering effective...

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Mozambique: BCX set to ink 3 year deal with Vaninga

February 19, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vaninga, a subsidiary of Athlone Investments Limited, has stated that it has received a Letter of Intent from Business Connexion (BCX) securing a three year deal for the provision of data centre services in Mozambique. According to the company, the deal has...

Ericsson

Ericsson unveils evolution of Media Delivery Network

February 19, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to Ericsson, with the unprecedented growth in demand for mobile broadband driven by video consumption, Ericsson believes that the viability of the entire media delivery value chain hangs on the ability of network operators to transform into a...

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Hitachi Data Systems Corporation set acquire oXya

February 19, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has announced its intent to acquire oXya, a leading provider of services for cloud and SAP solutions. The acquisition of oXya is expected to close by the end of March 2015 and is...