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TotalSend, Mobile, Payments, SMS, Email, Make Payments over SMS

Make Payments Over SMS With TotalSend

August 18, 2017 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments (0)

TotalSend has announced the addition of Push Payments to its product portfolio. The launch of Push Payments, according to the firm, will see TotalSend step into uncharted waters and form a unique category of being able to integrate payments into digital messaging. This means that bills can now be received over SMS or email and paid [&hellip...

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Powa app

POWA App Wants To Tackle Women Abuse But Will It Work?

August 17, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), a South African women’s right organisation, has released an app that is intended to help victims of abuse speak up and find help. The App is now available for free on all Android and Apple smartphones and was launched...

Airtel Nigeria Launches Unlimited Data Plans

Airtel Nigeria Launches Unlimited Data Plans

August 17, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Airtel Nigeria has introduced Unlimited Data plans which, according to the company, will empower and create more opportunities for telecom consumers as well as boost mobile broadband connectivity. Airtel officially began the roll out of the Home Broadband...

9mobile

Nigeria: 9Mobile to escape full repayment of $1.2 billion debt

August 16, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

In the latest development of the ever changing story of 9Mobile, formerly Etisalat Nigeria, the consortium of 12 banks involved in the $1.2 billion 9Mobile loan – a loan the firm took out four years ago; however, failed to repay due to a currency...

Nigeria, NCC, Pre-Registered Sims, Telcos, Warning, Punishment

Nigeria- NCC Threatens Telcos To Scrap Pre-Registered Sims or Face Punishment

August 14, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

According to reports by the Nigerian Communications Week, the Nigerian Telecommunications Commission (NCC) has demanded that all mobile telecommunications firms block the use of pre-registered sim cards. The use of these sim cards are believed to be what...

Nigeria, NCC, Pre-Registered Sims, Telcos, Warning, Punishment

Nigeria- Regulator Blocks Free Data Day

August 11, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

According to reports by Buzz Nigeria, The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has decided to intervene and prevent Nigerian telecommunications company, Globacom, from proceeding with its planned free data day promotion. Globacom’s planned...

Lycamobile, Cell C, South Africa, Roll out, Services, MVNO

Lycamobile Partners with Cell C in South Africa Roll Out

August 11, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Lycamobile, a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), announced today that the company has partnered with Cell C and will begin rolling out its services in South Africa. With the South African development, Lycamobile has expanded its global network reach to...

Anton Jacobsz, Security, Software, Threats, Business, data security,WiFi, Network, Compliance, Risks, Africa, Support,

Does Wi-Fi network compliance equal corporate data security?

August 10, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Opinion, SponsoredComments (0)

If a network is compliant with regulations, does that mean it’s secure? Unfortunately for both IT professionals and businesses, it does not. “Compliance is not security, but security can be compliant – with a set of requirements and guidelines that...

Cell C, Recapitalisation, Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr Siyabonga Cwele

South Africa: Minister Applauds Cell C’s R5.5bn Recapitalisation

August 10, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

The South African Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services, Dr Siyabonga Cwele, earlier this week announced that his office welcomes the R5.5 billion private sector investment into Cell C. The minister pointed out the significance of this investment...

data, mobile data, apps

Telcos should leverage consumers’ increasing demand for mobile data

August 8, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments (0)

Africa is witnessing rapid growth in the telecommunications sector, and the use of mobile telephones is at the forefront of this surge. While it was initially voice communication that drove the interest in mobile telephony, thanks to the increased...

Tigo, data, internet

Tigo provides connectivity for business districts in Ghana

August 7, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Telecom operator, Tigo has announced that it completed point-to-multipoint base stations in four major business districts across Ghana. Businesses and residents within the Accra, Kumasi, Takoradi and Sunyani central business districts now have access to...

LTE-U Network, Ethio-Telecom

Ethio-telecom introduces new services

August 7, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Ethio-telecom has announced that it will introduce new services for enterprise and individual customers. The new services will help end users by improving their internet, voice and SMS experiences says the company. The operator said the services include...

South Africa, Rand, .africa domain, Price, Revealed, Drop, SME's

.Africa domain pricing drops

August 4, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on .Africa domain pricing drops

When the.Africa gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) was released during the General Availability Phase on a first-come, first-served basis to the general public on 4 July 2017, it came at a cost that many SME’s could simply not afford. This, however, has...

World Wide Worx, Report, South Africa, Internet, Communication, Economic, Access

Internet The Key To Unlocking Economic Access- Report

August 3, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet The Key To Unlocking Economic Access- Report

The recently released Internet Access in South Africa 2017 study, produced by World Wide Worx, a market research firm, with the support of Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), providers of wholesale fibre connectivity, highlighted the ever increasing importance of the...

Mobile ID, Gemalto, Opinion, digital security, managing your mobile identity,

How the mobile experience is shaping customer expectation

August 3, 2017 • Finance, Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments Off on How the mobile experience is shaping customer expectation

Our lives have become, in many ways, a ‘mobile experience’. We’ve become inseparable from, dependent on and emotionally attached to our devices to the extent that we feel lost without them. Whether for social media, banking, business tasks, buying and...

eSIM, Gemalto, IoT

Gemalto first in the world to be fully-certified by the GSMA for secure eSIM

August 3, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Gemalto first in the world to be fully-certified by the GSMA for secure eSIM

Gemalto, a digital security company has announced that its On-Demand Connectivity Service has become the first in the world to demonstrate full compliance with the stringent security requirements of the GSMA’s Security Accreditation Scheme for embedded SIM...