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Huawei CTO, Akhram Mohamed

Huawei CTO discusses how AI can change your mobile experience

November 5, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

Over a decade ago, smartphones were ‘smart’ simply because they were mobile devices that could connect to the internet and enable their users to perform tasks that they would ordinarily do on a computer. However, in 2018 and the near future, it is AI advancements that will take smartphones to a whole new level of [&hellip...

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Telcos are the real Media Giants in Africa

Telcos are the real Media Giants in Africa

November 5, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, OpinionComments (0)

Google and Facebook own the most popular media platforms online. As the two most dominant players in the online advertising space globally, they both have the largest amount of data on online audiences. The more insights gained on consumer behaviour, the...

Airtel Kenya targets more towns with 4G in expansion bid

Airtel Kenya targets more towns with 4G expansion

November 2, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Airtel Kenya plans to expand the coverage of its high-speed 4G network to three more towns over the next four months, reports Business Daily. Airtel Kenya MD Prasanta Das Sarma said the company will bring 4G to Kisumu, Eldoret and Nakuru. Airtel launched its...

Showmax launches free data deal with Vodacom

November 1, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Showmax has launched a deal with Vodacom featuring three months of free access to the Showmax video on demand service and three months of free Showmax data. Showmax has launched a new deal with Vodacom featuring free access to the Showmax service and free...

5G set to lead new network paradigms

5G Mega Elephant Flows will pummel mobile networks​​‌​‎​‌​​‎‌‌​‌‌‌​​‌‌‌​​​​​‌‎‎​​​​‌​​​‎​​‎​​‎‌‌​‎​​‎‌‎‌‌​​​‌​‎‌​​​​​​‎‌

November 1, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Opanga Networks recently announced it is extending partnerships with major mobile network providers worldwide to enable 5G services as bandwidth demand continues to double year-over-year. While 5G will empower OTT companies to deploy augmented/virtual...

Liquid Telecom

Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

October 31, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Liquid Telecom completes acquisition of CEC Liquid Telecom in Zambia

Liquid Telecom has completed the acquisition of the remaining 50 per cent stake in its Zambian subsidiary, CEC Liquid Telecom, from Copperbelt Energy Corporation PLC. The acquisition, according to the company, will help facilitate the group’s digital...

MTN and Arsenal coach best young football talent in Nigeria

MTN and Arsenal coach young football talent in Nigeria

October 30, 2018 • Company News, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN and Arsenal coach young football talent in Nigeria

MTN Nigeria and Premier League club Arsenal have been vigorously identifying and coaching some of the best young football talents in Nigeria. MTN and Arsenal held a 3-day coaching clinic for 128 young players and 30 coaches from October 26-28, 2018 at the...

Cell C to give customers greater control over managing their costs

Gemalto celebrates 100 eSIM solutions deployed worldwide

October 30, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Gemalto celebrates 100 eSIM solutions deployed worldwide

The most recent generation of flagship phones and smartwatches works with the revolutionary remote connectivity management solution enabled by Gemalto. “eSIM around the world” is becoming a reality that will enable millions of consumers to seamlessly...

Vodacom Business expands its fixed connectivity network in Africa

Vodacom Business expands its fixed connectivity network in Africa

October 29, 2018 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Vodacom Business expands its fixed connectivity network in Africa

Vodacom, a subsidiary of Vodafone Group, has added 19 new countries to its already extensive 28 markets footprint, in so doing increasing its overall coverage to 47 countries across Africa. Through its strategic partnerships, Vodacom Business, the leading...

FNB’s eWallet eXtra registers 50 000 users in a month

FNB’s eWallet eXtra registers 50 000 users in a month

October 29, 2018 • Finance, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on FNB’s eWallet eXtra registers 50 000 users in a month

In just over a month since being made publicly available, FNB’s eWallet eXtra has registered 50 000 users and is seeing a steady increase in transactional volumes, especially cash sends. The mobile digital account was announced 6 months ago and officially...

Vodacom customers set to score from #SummerGigs action

Vodacom customers set to score from #SummerGigs action

October 29, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom customers set to score from #SummerGigs action

Vodacom revealed its 2018 summer campaign, #SummerGigs, during the sold-out Soweto derby match between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium. By simply using a minimum of 10MB per day of paid data to connect, like, share or live steam their...

How to establish a world class business communication system

How to establish a world-class business communication system

October 23, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, SponsoredComments Off on How to establish a world-class business communication system

Business communication systems are a rapidly evolving concept primarily affected by innovation in technology. When you think about communication systems employed by businesses, often the main component is a telephone line. In the past, companies were highly...

MTN and Arsenal coach best young football talent in Nigeria

Bold new world for enterprise innovation awaits, says MTN

October 20, 2018 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Bold new world for enterprise innovation awaits, says MTN

South Africa must create a telecommunication ecosystem that drives competition and access while building a new generation of innovators that continue to break down barriers, according to mobile network, MTN. Chief Technology and Information Officer at MTN SA,...

MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo announce tariffs hike from November

MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo announce tariffs hike from November 1

October 20, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN, Vodafone and AirtelTigo announce tariffs hike from November 1

The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications on behalf of its members – AirtelTigo, MTN and Vodafone has disclosed that they will increase their tariffs from November 1, 2018. A statement released by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications revealed that these...

Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents.

Open access fibre making progress in South Africa, says ISPA

October 19, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Open access fibre making progress in South Africa, says ISPA

Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents. That’s the word from South Africa’s...

Avelacom extends ultra low latency connectivity to South African capital markets

Avelacom extends ultra low latency connectivity to South African capital markets

October 19, 2018 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Avelacom extends ultra low latency connectivity to South African capital markets

Avelacom, the high-performance connectivity and IT infrastructure solutions provider for the financial services industry, announced that it has extended its connectivity offerings to South Africa, enabling trading firms to access the Johannesburg Stock...