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  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    July 17, 2015 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week in technology we take a look at the top mobile apps made in Africa. Also gracing the headlines this week was Bharti Airtel. Bharti Airtel has unveiled a new application challenge for startup developers. This week we also saw some great opinion...

  • Huawei Digital inCloud Centre.

    Huawei launches Digital inCloud centre in Africa

    July 1, 2015 • Enterprise, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei launches Digital inCloud centre in Africa

    Huawei has revealed the launch of their Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional center at the 5th Annual VAS Africa summit. The event attracted over 70 carriers and Service Providers (SPs)/ Content Providers (CPs) in the region. According to...

  • ICT News

    IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    June 12, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Tech Stories of the Week

    Making the headlines this week was Airtel CEO, Christian De Faria. According to De Faria, “Over-the-top service (OTT) providers must be regulated.” Also making the headlines this week was Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo. Costolo has revealed that he...

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    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    June 5, 2015 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    The IT sector has been buzzing this week. Not only has Facebook just launched Internet.org within Senegal, but we have also seem Africa boom when it comes to connectivity. This can be seen in a recent list, which showcases how many users in Africa connect to...

  • mtn

    Ghana sees 400K increase in mobile phone subscriptions

    May 15, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Ghana sees 400K increase in mobile phone subscriptions

    Ghana’s mobile phone sector is booming. The country’s regulator NCA reported that the country’s mobile phone operators signed up some 400,000 subscribers during February, a sign that the sector is prime for a new round of promotions. The regulator said...

  • Citrix synergy 2015

    Citrix Synergy 2015: Top speakers to take the stage

    May 12, 2015 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Citrix Synergy 2015: Top speakers to take the stage

    At Citrix Synergy 2015, which is currently being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando Florida, top-flight speakers are set to take the stage from 12-14 May 2015. According to the event oragniser, Citrix Synergy 2015 has a new industry focus,...

  • Tigo

    Tanzania: Tigo inks money transfer service deal with Vodacom

    February 26, 2015 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tanzania: Tigo inks money transfer service deal with Vodacom

    Millions of M-Pesa and Tigo Pesa customers in Tanzania will soon be able to send and receive money directly into each other wallets. This follows the recent signing of a mobile money interoperability agreement between Tigo and Vodacom. The agreement will see...

  • satellite comms

    SpeedCast aquires Geolink in Africa

    February 25, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on SpeedCast aquires Geolink in Africa

    SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast), a satellite communications service provider, has revealed the acquisition of Geolink Satellite Services, a provider of satellite communications solutions in the African region. While acquisition is still in the...

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    February 13, 2015 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    We are almost half way through February already. Additionally, today is said to be a unlucky day as it’s Friday the 13th; however, on a positive note tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. In this edition of the IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week, we...

  • mtn

    Wallettec integrates Snapscan into its service in SA

    February 5, 2015 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Wallettec integrates Snapscan into its service in SA

    Mobile wallet integration company Wallettec has integrated Snapscan into its service. According to the company, the move is intended to assist it to become a single interface point between the Point of Sale and any mobile or e-wallet solution. According to...

  • Telco Tower

    Kenya: CA seeks to identify ICT access gaps

    January 30, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: CA seeks to identify ICT access gaps

    The Communications Authority of Kenya is seeking a consultant to identify regions facing challenges in access to ICT services as it prepares to implement the Universal Service Fund’s functions, this according to The Star. According to the report, the CA...

  • SYNAQ

    Whose data is it anyway?

    January 16, 2015 • Enterprise, Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Whose data is it anyway?

    Enterprises of all sizes and across sectors are steadily embracing cloud computing and its various applications and benefits. Some companies are still more comfortable using the private cloud, others have embraced the public cloud, while a growing number are...

  • Tigo

    Ghana: Tigo looks to Ericsson for maintenance

    January 15, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ghana: Tigo looks to Ericsson for maintenance

    Tigo Ghana has revealed a partnership with Ericsson in order to provide quality network service delivery and maintenance. According to Tigo Ghana, Ericsson will manage all Tigo’s network maintenance as well as boost connectivity nationwide. Tigo Ghana...

  • Jaco Barnard

    Is mCommerce a game changer for African retailers?

    January 14, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on Is mCommerce a game changer for African retailers?

    New technologies such as cloud computing are revolutionising the way people do business across the globe. In the African market, infrastructure has traditionally proven to be a challenge that has hindered adoption of new technologies. However, mobility is one...

  • Mobile money

    Kenya: New Mobile Payment platform rises

    January 12, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: New Mobile Payment platform rises

    Mobile Payments company Fortumo has launched carrier billing in Kenya for digital content merchants. The company has made a move to partner with Safaricom in order to take advantage of its 18 million customers located in Kenya. The partnership, according to...

  • Luca Rossi

    Luca Rossi resigns from Acer

    January 2, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Luca Rossi resigns from Acer

    According to Digitimes, Acer has announced the resignation of EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, Africa) operations president Luca Rossi. According to Acer, Emmanuel Fromont, currently Pan-America Operations president, has been appointed to succeed Rossi. To add...

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