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Terragon Group set to make Augmented Reality mainstream in Africa

May 9, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Terragon Group set to make Augmented Reality mainstream in Africa

The Terragon Group has revealed the launch of its Augmented Reality (AR) solution for Africa. According to the company, this new feat which ties into its vision – Innovation to make mobile meaningful – further strengthens the capabilities of the mobile device as a key advertising channel in Africa. Temitope Esan, Product manager, AR, Terragon...

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Nigeria: Airtel and Lagos City Mall partner on free Wi-Fi

May 6, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Airtel and Lagos City Mall partner on free Wi-Fi

Airtel Nigeria has inked a partnership with Lagos City Mall in order to provide free Wi-Fi services to tenants and consumers at the mall. The Airtel Wi-Fi service, which was rolled out in 2015, was originally established in order to serve public...

Carrier WIFI MArket

Global Carrier WiFi Equipment Market to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2020

May 6, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Global Carrier WiFi Equipment Market to Reach $1.5 Billion by 2020

The global carrier WiFi equipment market totaled $713 million in 2015. The market has grown consistently year-over-year since 2007, initially due to the proliferation of WiFi as a hotspot service, but increasingly driven by a diverse customer base and...

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Africa leads the way with mobile data

May 5, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Africa leads the way with mobile data

There has been a significant shift in the telecommunications landscape over the last 15 years, and the fast evolution of connectivity has brought us from the screeching tones of a dial up connection to ADSL, fibre, WiFi and 2,3 and 4G connections. This...

LTE-U Network

South Africa: MTN and Ericsson successfully trial LTE-U

May 4, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: MTN and Ericsson successfully trial LTE-U

To future proof its business, MTN SA together with Ericsson has successfully trialled LTE-Unlicensed (LTE-U) at MTN’s flagship channel store in Morningside, Johannesburg. LTE-U is a mobile technology innovation that enables higher data speeds, which...

Simbapay

SimbaPay to allow money transfers of up to $45000 USD to Africa

May 3, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on SimbaPay to allow money transfers of up to $45000 USD to Africa

SimbaPay has revealed that it has “Revolutionised the remittance space” by allowing its customers to transfer up to $45,000 USD to countries in Africa. This is substantially higher than the previous transaction limit of $3,000. According to Victor...

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Why connecting women globally is vital

May 3, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

Without question, mobile has transformed our lives, altering the world’s social and economic landscape, boosting the global economy and supporting millions of jobs. Mobile is becoming increasingly entrenched in our everyday lives, fundamentally changing the...

Mall of Africa

South Africa: Mall of Africa goes wireless

April 28, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Mall of Africa goes wireless

VAST Networks and Ruckus Wireless have, according to both parties, successfully deployed the continent’s largest mall Wi-Fi installation in order to provide consumers and retailers with Wi-Fi throughout the Mall of Africa. According to Vast Networks,...

Cell C

Cell C launches LTE-Advanced in South Africa

April 26, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cell C launches LTE-Advanced in South Africa

Cell C has revealed the commercial availability of its next generation broadband technology, LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) in Johannesburg, Pretoria and Cape Town. According to the company, LTE Advanced is the next major step in the evolution of our LTE network that...

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Etisalat Nigeria sets up ‘Fight Malaria’ Clubs in Schools

April 25, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Etisalat Nigeria sets up ‘Fight Malaria’ Clubs in Schools

As part of activities to mark World Malaria Day (WMD) 2016, held on April 25,  Etisalat revealed plans to commemorate this day by setting up ‘Fight Malaria Clubs’ across Secondary schools in Nigeria which forms part of its commitment in the fight against...

Nigeria

Nigeria: Jongla unveils light usage instant messaging app

April 20, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Startups, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Jongla unveils light usage instant messaging app

At the latest Mobile West Africa Conference, which was held in Lagos Nigeria, Jongla unveiled its “light” instant messaging app. At the launch, the company revealed that the app is expected to enable users to send and receive free text messages,...

Uber South Africa

Uber set to deliver flu shots in South Africa

April 19, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Uber set to deliver flu shots in South Africa

Winter is slowly but surely making its way to South Africa and with it comes flu season. With winter fast approaching, Discovery has revealed a partnership with Uber & Dis-Chem to bring the flu vaccine to consumers in the country. On Friday, 22 April 2016...

Court Hammer

Kenya: Court Reinstates Communication Authority Board

April 19, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Court Reinstates Communication Authority Board

According to a media statement, the Industrial Court has reinstated the board of directors of the Communication Authority, pending the hearing of an appeal challenging their ouster. In his ruling, Industrial Court Judge Nelson Abuodha, ruled that the Ministry...

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Kenya to assist counties with free Wi-Fi to public

April 18, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya to assist counties with free Wi-Fi to public

The Kenyan government is scaling up the last few miles of optic connections across the country’s 47 counties, in order to boost Wi-Fi networks. This is according to a report via Telecompaper. The report revealed that Broadcasting and Telecommunications...

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MTN attempts fine resolution amid CEO exit – report

April 15, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on MTN attempts fine resolution amid CEO exit – report

According to a report via Bloomberg, MTN Group will attempt to strike a deal with Nigerian authorities over the NGN 780 billion fine imposed on the company back in 2015. Sources close to the company revealed to Bloomberg that the group’s interim CEO,...

Mobile security

Sendr courier app now available on Android in SA

April 14, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

Sendr, a smart-phone based mobile application (app) courier service, revealed that it is now available on Android’s mobile operating system. At the reveal, Sendr’s co-founder, George Sibotshiwe. stated that: “Our end goal has always been to offer all...

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