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SMC Networks South Africa signs up Channel Data

November 21, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on SMC Networks South Africa signs up Channel Data

SMC Networks South Africa, local supplier of the globally established network brand, has confirmed a distribution agreement with Channel Data, a specialist distributor supplying IT infrastructure products including networking, security, storage and power solutions...

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Gartner Identifies Top Ten Priorities for Digital Advertising Transformation

November 20, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Identifies Top Ten Priorities for Digital Advertising Transformation

Creating effective digital advertising operations is crucial for media companies regardless of the current adverse economic climate, according to Gartner Inc...

Unleash the power of High Definition

November 20, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Unleash the power of High Definition

High Definition (HD) is gaining momentum and the resultant consumer awareness, offering a superior viewing experience – whether it is watching TV or enjoying your favourite Blu-ray Disk (BD) title. HD TV sales are picking up together with the uptake of...

East Africa concerned about slow information technology growth

November 20, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on East Africa concerned about slow information technology growth

EAST Africa’s economic giant, Kenya, is concerned about the slow rate of information technology (IT) advancement in the country and Africa as a whole...

MTN Nigeria’s free midnight airtime

November 20, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (5)

Though MTN offers subscribers free airtime between 12:30am and 4:30am, it is common knowledge that it’s rather difficult, if not outright impossible, to get a call through...

Globacom Selects Acision to Provide Value Added Services in Ghana

November 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Globacom Selects Acision to Provide Value Added Services in Ghana

Acision, the world’s leading messaging company, announces today that Globacom, the fastest growing telecom operator in Africa, has selected Acision to provide Value Added Services (VAS) for Globacom’s new mobile network in Ghana...

Safaricom scoops two awards at AfriCom awards

November 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Safaricom scoops two awards at AfriCom awards

Safaricom has won two awards at the inaugural AfricaCom Awards 2008, held Tuesday evening in Cape Town...

Zain Group sees ROI on Ringback Tone Solution in 10 days

November 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Zain Group sees ROI on Ringback Tone Solution in 10 days

Jinny Software, a leading supplier of personalised messaging and media processing platforms to mobile network operators, today announced that its Ringback Tone Server solution has driven a tremendous 10-day return-on-investment (ROI) for a Zain Group operator...

LG to launch new phones

November 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on LG to launch new phones

LG is planing to launch 125 phones globally in the next year...

Orascom Telecom Q3 profit drops 28% on Pakistan woes

November 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Orascom Telecom Q3 profit drops 28% on Pakistan woes

Orascom Telecom (OTH) has reported a 3rd quarter profit of US$90.5 million – down 28% on the same period a year ago thanks to lower revenues from its Pakistan subsidiary. The 3rd quarter figure was 12% up on the US$80.4 million in Q2 of this year....

Microfinance goes Mobile in Nigeria

November 19, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

Clickatell, leading global provider of mobile messaging solutions for financial institutions, today announces that New Heights Microfinance Bank Ltd Nigeria has chosen Clickatell to deploy mobile messaging services to its customers...

Vodacom public offer oversubscribed–CEO: Uys

November 19, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom public offer oversubscribed–CEO: Uys

LEADING mobile services provider, Vodacom, says its recent public offer, Yebo Yethu has been three times oversubscribed. The company’s chief executive officer, Pieter Uys said this is among other significant events that took place during the half-year...

South Africa must welcome international aid in IT initiatives

November 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa must welcome international aid in IT initiatives

Deputy Minister of Education, Andre Gaum has expressed appreciation at the international support South Africa has received in the vast field of information and computer technology...

Egypt: The New IT Outsourcing Destination

November 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments (1)

The economics of outsourcing are changing in America and Europe. High employee turnover, eroding profit margins and unreliable communications have led companies that traditionally rely on India and other countries for offshore information technology (IT)...

Ceragon Expands its Footprint in Africa

November 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Ceragon Expands its Footprint in Africa

At the AfricaCom tradeshow in Cape Town today, Ceragon Networks Ltd, a leading provider of high-capacity wireless backhaul solutions, announced that it is expanding its footprint in Africa by opening two new local offices and a new, $1.5 million dollar order...

AIRCOM delivers Network Optimisation Tools to MTN Uganda

November 18, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on AIRCOM delivers Network Optimisation Tools to MTN Uganda

AIRCOM International, the leading independent network planning and optimisation consultancy, today announced that it has signed a deal to deliver network optimisation tools to MTN Uganda...