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Kaymu reveals mobile app for Africa

September 16, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kaymu.com 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 buyers to select from a wide variety of products at a glance. According ...

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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...

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Zamtel & NEC to boost mobile coverage in Zambia

September 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Zamtel and NEC Corporation have agreed to build a new digital microwave radio transmission network to boost mobile coverage and capacity for citizens, enterprises and tourists across Zambia. The deal, which includes the supply, delivery, installation, testing...

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Mobile is revolutionising business in Africa

September 11, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Twinpine Network held its #KuunganaKE event at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi recently. The event highlighted the opportunities for businesses through the mobile web. Elo Umeh, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Twinpine Network, in his opening...

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East Africa tops Africa for internet access & connectivity

September 10, 2014 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Kenya currently leads in African connectivity with the highest bandwidth per person on the continent, the fastest speeds, and some of the lowest internet costs, according to a presentation held by Liquid Telecom Kenya CEO Ben Roberts, at the EastAfrica.com...

Speculation is rife over whether or not Bharti Airtel plans to sell mobile tower infrastructrure in Nigeria. (Image source: Google/techone3.in)

Bharti Airtel to sell 3500 mobile towers to Eaton Towers

September 9, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Bharti Airtel is set to sell over 3500 of its mobile towers, located in six African countries, to telecommunications tower firm – Eaton Towers. According to Bharti Airtel, the move has been put in place in order to reduce costs. Bharti Airtel revealed...

According to Tigo, the installation is set to enhance customer experience and reduce the inconvenience of customers having to memorise the various short codes for different products and services.

Ghana: Tigo reveals top-ups for mobile money service

September 8, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Tigo Ghana will be allowing users to purchase airtime for friends and family from other networks. According to Tigo, the move is set to enhance its mobile money service. According to the company, registered users of Tigo Ghana’s Mobile Financial...

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Gemalto offers mobile security through latest Connection Hub

September 8, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

Gemalto has introduced its Allynis Trusted Services Hub, a business service that is intended to enable financial institutions, enterprises, transport operators and digital service providers to benefit from a single connection in order to securely deploy their...