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West Africa: Subscriber base hits 82 million

June 23, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on West Africa: Subscriber base hits 82 million

The total connections to mobile telephone networks in the West African sub region is now 82 million, according to a report released at the fifth annual West and Central Africa Com.,...

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Ghana: MTN, Tigo and Kasapa cited for tax evasion

June 23, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ghana: MTN, Tigo and Kasapa cited for tax evasion

The District Chief Executive of Awutu-Senya, Mr Solomon Abam Quaye, on Saturday expressed concern about the evasion of taxes by telecommunication companies operating in the districts and said this had resulted in low revenue generation...

Sony Ericsson Launches Maria Sharapova Design Collection

June 20, 2008 • Gadgets and Gaming, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sony Ericsson Launches Maria Sharapova Design Collection

Days before ‘The Championships’ at Wimbledon, Maria Sharapova served up an ace on the catwalk with the unveiling of the Sony Ericsson Maria Sharapova Design Collection.Starting the tennis season with a dash of glamour and style, the collection was...

MTN ignores RCOM at AGM discussions

June 20, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN ignores RCOM at AGM discussions

Shareholders of the South African telecom giant MTN today stuck to the agenda at the Annual General Meeting and the negotiations with Anil Ambani Group firm Reliance Communications did not figure in...

Vodacom: Knott-Craig regrets pulling out of Nigeria

June 20, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodacom: Knott-Craig regrets pulling out of Nigeria

Chief Executive Officer of Vodacom, Mr. Alan Knott-Craig, has expressed regrets over pulling out of an opportunity that would have given Vodacom a piece of Nigeria, Africa’s largest telecoms sector...

South Africa: MGE Office Protection Systems receives Ubuntu IHV certification

June 20, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: MGE Office Protection Systems receives Ubuntu IHV certification

MGE Office Protection Systems’ Personal Solution Pac (PSP) v3 for Linux and Network Shutdown Module v3 are the first UPS power management solutions to receive Ubuntu’s Independent Hardware Vendor (IHV) Certification...

TeleMasters Keeps Growing

June 19, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on TeleMasters Keeps Growing

Specialist tele-management and Business Communication Strategies player, TeleMasters, announced strong revenue growth in its first quarter 2008 interim results, and predicts continued positive returns...

India’s Ambani brothers’ feud over MTN

June 19, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on India’s Ambani brothers’ feud over MTN

A feud that split one of India’s most powerful business families two years ago resurfaced this past weekend over the potential takeover of a South African telecom company...

Nigeria’s Mobile Subscriber Base Hits 47m

June 19, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Nigeria’s Mobile Subscriber Base Hits 47m

Nigeria’s GSM subscriber base has increased to 47,205,063 million at the end of April, an increase of over two million from the 45,899,711 recorded active subscriber base for the month of March...

From small seeds grow mighty oaks

June 18, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on From small seeds grow mighty oaks

South African companies who bought the vision of a unified, all-software communications platform ten years ago are still reaping the rewards today. In 1998, a small company entered the South African telcoms space and took on established industry giants with...

It’s just not PC to be deskbound anymore

June 13, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on It’s just not PC to be deskbound anymore

By Gary Naidoo, deputy MD at Sahara The reality of technologically advanced work environments is that the benefits associated with PC infrastructure are no longer limited to the desktop. Computer equipment – and mobile & wireless solutions in particular...

Sahara, years of effective service, distribution and delivery in ICT

May 25, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sahara, years of effective service, distribution and delivery in ICT

Since inception in 1997 Sahara Computers has developed from a humble IT components distribution business into an established international, fully empowered and Proudly South African accredited Personal Computer brand and Original Equipment Manufacturer...

Vodafone to sell iPhone in South Africa

May 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vodafone to sell iPhone in South Africa

Vodafone today announced it has signed an agreement with Apple to sell the iPhone in ten of its markets around the globe. Later this year, Vodafone customers in Australia, the Czech Republic, Egypt, Greece, Italy, India, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa...

Sony Ericsson’s New Technology, Project Capuchin, Bridges Java™ ME and Adobe® Flash Lite™

May 6, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Sony Ericsson’s New Technology, Project Capuchin, Bridges Java™ ME and Adobe® Flash Lite™

Enables fast and clean user interface development for both graphical designers and code developers Stockholm, Sweden – April 30, 2008 – Sony Ericsson Mobile Communication today announced plans to release a new technology that, for the first time, bridges...

iBurst Africa Enters Ghanaian Martket

March 24, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on iBurst Africa Enters Ghanaian Martket

Internet service giant, iBurst Africa is expanding its operations in Ghana after enjoying high patronage in the country. The company which provides a wide-area mobile broadband technology offers unique combination of high speed, wide range and high base...

Kenya: Safaricom shares to be available online.

March 24, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Kenya: Safaricom shares to be available online.

Investors planning to buy Safaricom shares through the initial public offer can apply online come the 28 of this march when the offer opens...