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South Africa: Mobile advertising expected to escalate

August 13, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: Mobile advertising expected to escalate

According to reports released by BMI-TechKnowledge advertising revenue is expected to grow more than 10 times to as much as R2.15 billion over the next four years...

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Telecom operators target Africa

August 12, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecom operators target Africa

International telecommunications operators from Europe, the Middle East and Asia are likely to look at Africa to maintain growth in their businesses...

Nigeria:NigComSat & Digitech provide low cost broadcast

August 12, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

Satellite Communications Limited (NIGCOMSAT) and Digitech have signed a commercial joint venture agreement to provide low cost direct to home services to all Nigerians...

South Africa: Digital Migration Improve Service Delivery

August 12, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: Digital Migration Improve Service Delivery

The department of Communications’ digital migration process plan on improving service delivery and further e-governance...

MWeb Africa launches VoIP services

August 12, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MWeb Africa launches VoIP services

Mweb Africa launched a voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services for the African continent that will allow VSAT customers to make and receive voice calls to or from anywhere in the world at low rates...

Tata to invest in GSM

August 11, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Tata to invest in GSM

Tata Teleservices said today that it plans on investing USD 2 billion in roll out GSM-based mobile services in India. The company plans on launching the service by the end of the year, but is concerned about the slow pace of range allocated by the government...

Malawi to host ICT Forum

August 11, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

Malawi will host Africa’s biggest ICT Forum called ‘Annual Connecting Rural Communities Africa Forum’ from the 26-28 August...

SA: First Solar-Powered computer lab

August 8, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (2)

MEC for Education, Yousuf Gabru, opened the first solar-powered school computer laboratory today. The Khanya Project of the Western Cape Education Department (WCED) installed the laboratory at Bernadino Heights Secondary School in Kraaifontein...

Nigeria:MTN’s airport service centre

August 8, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria:MTN’s airport service centre

A MTN service centre has been open at the Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2(MMA2), in Nigeria. Travelers now passing through the terminal can have access to MTN’s innovative products as experience the best services...

IBM expands connection

August 8, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, SecurityComments Off on IBM expands connection

IBM announced today that it has expanded its connection with AT&T, INC. Sprint and other wireless carriers, so that their customers, that use IBM Lotus Notes and Domino, can have better e-mail access...

Integr8 Telecoms ready to shake, rattle and roll the VoIP service domain

August 8, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Integr8 Telecoms ready to shake, rattle and roll the VoIP service domain

Integr8 Telecoms (Pty) Ltd., a company within the Integr8 Group, has announced its intention to establish a competitive presence within the rapidly developing local telecommunications services market. The company, in association with several joint venture...

Nigeria: Broadband future to be announced

August 7, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria: Broadband future to be announced

Nigeria’s future of broadband will be announced on 20 August at a forum that will be hosted by ITWorld International Magazine, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Starcomms and Ericsson...

Glo across Africa

August 7, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Glo across Africa

Charles Odiase, head of Glo Gateway, has announced that Globacom is said to spread across Africa, especially because its Glo Submarine Cable will have 15 landing points in Africa...

Zain making roaming affordable

August 7, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

Nigerian operators like Globacom and Zain have come up with a solution to be able to give their customers a better service, by letting them contact their loved ones at affordable rates whenever they are out of the country...

South Africa:Telkom talks wages

August 7, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa:Telkom talks wages

Telkom and Unions will continue today. Telkom has revised its wage offer from 10.5 to 11 percent. The talks come into place after to unions...

Africa still relies on Satellite Access

August 7, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Satellite CommunicationsComments Off on Africa still relies on Satellite Access

In a recent report done by South-Africa based telecommunication analysts, BMI-TechKnowledge, it was revealed that South Africa still relies on expensive satellite connection to access the internet...