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RingCredible app slashes African calls by 50%

September 22, 2014 • Company News, East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Due to ease of use, a clear proposition and unbeatable rates, phone app RingCredible is rapidly conquering the international call market. After the earlier acquisition in May in Hong Kong of Yeloworld, RingCredible has now  acquired African Jabbaworld.  To fully engage the global competition a Dutch consortium consisting of PPM Oost and Brooklyn Ventures...

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L-R, Former Governor of Ogun State, Otunba Gbenga Daniel with former Commissioner of Ogun State, Dr. Josephine Olatomi Soboyejo presenting the ‘Telecom CEO of The Year’ Award won by Airtel CEO, Segun Ogunsanya, to the Chief Operations Officer, Airtel, Mr. Tolu Ojo who represented the CEO at the Nigerian Telecom Awards 2014 held on Saturday in Lagos.

Nigeria: Ogunsanya named Telecom CEO of The Year

September 22, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, has been revealed as the “Telecom CEO of The Year.” The announcement was made at the 2014 Nigerian Telecoms Awards, which was held this past Saturday 20th September in...

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Ghana: Samsung & MTN offering free Airtime & Data

September 22, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Samsung Ghana has revealed a special offer for two of its models under the Galaxy range, the Galaxy Ace 3 and Galaxy Trendlite. According to the company, the new prices of the GHS 279 and GHS 349 respectively are apart of Samsung’s initiative to ensure...

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MTN introduces new WoW tiers

September 19, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN South Africa introduced two new WoW tiers for its prepaid customers to give them even more budget flexibility and additional value in their voice and data usage. In addition to already popular WoW bouquet of promotions, MTN is rewarding customers who use...

Orange has launched the 2014 edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize (image credit: Romania Insider)

Orange, BANK OF AFRICA in mobile financial services partnership

September 18, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

BANK OF AFRICA and Orange Money customers will be able to transfer money directly from their Orange Money account to their BOA account and vice versa.  Orange ( customers will have the opportunity to carry out safe and real-time...


Vodacom rolls out Fibre To The Business

September 18, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vodacom Business today announced the launch of Fibre To The Business (FTTB) services in South Africa. The initial rollout phase of Vodacom’s new Broadband Connect Fibre service sees broadband connectivity of up to 100Mbit/s coming to selected business...


Kaymu reveals mobile app for Africa

September 16, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0) has expanded to mobile marketing with the launch of its mobile app. According to the online portal, the mobile app is designed to make online shopping in Africa easier and more convenient. with features that enable sellers to list products and...

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Vox Telecom acquires Dynamic IT

September 15, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vox Telecom has concluded its acquisition of managed IT provider, Dynamic IT, as part of its growth and diversification strategy. Murray Steyn, Executive Head at Vox Telecom stated that: “Convergence and cloud are accelerating the outsourced managed IT...

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

Ghana: MTN unveils school fee payment service

September 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Residents in Ghana will be able to pay school fees via MTN’s Mobile Money Payments Service. The service, which was launched in Accra, will enable subscribers of the network to pay school fees for their wards, irrespective of their geographical locality,...

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Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

September 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Huawei has announced a five-year managed services contract with MTN Group. According to the deal, Huawei will provide managed services for MTN in six countries, including Ghana, Cameroon, Guinea and Benin. The company has stated that the contract covers a...