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Posts Tagged ‘Cameroon’

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    Ooredoo Qatar reveals free calls with Mobile Money transfers

    May 6, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Ooredoo Qatar has announced that its Mobile Money service will give 20 free international minutes, with all international transfers to selected African countries, until 25 July 2015. According to the company, the offer will be valid in: Cameroon, Ghana,...

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    Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

    September 12, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei & MTN Group ink managed services contract

    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...

  • Back in May 2014, Telecom Namibia detected a cable fault on the cable system. (Image Source: Commsmea.com)

    Alcatel-Lucent concludes SAT-3/WASC upgrade

    September 2, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Alcatel-Lucent concludes SAT-3/WASC upgrade

    The consortium operating the SAT-3/WASC/SAFE system and Alcatel-Lucent have finalised and completed the fourth upgrade to the latest undersea cable system. According to the group, the latest upgrade has now doubled the system capacity. Operating at 40 Gbps...

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    Demo Africa announces 40 best tech start-ups

    July 18, 2014 • StartupsComments Off on Demo Africa announces 40 best tech start-ups

    DEMO has released the names of the 40 start-ups that have qualified to launch their products on the DEMO Africa stage in September 2014. Topping the list is Nigeria with 14 start-ups qualifying, followed by Kenya, Ghana and Egypt. According to the Ministry of...

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    Carmudi launches in Senegal

    June 25, 2014 • Online, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Following its recent success in Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria, where unique listings have just surpassed the 20,000 mark, car classifieds platform Carmudi, founded by Africa Internet Holding (AIH), has announced its expansion into Senegal. Since its launch in...

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    US$200m for solar development in Cameroon

    June 3, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on US$200m for solar development in Cameroon

    Joule Africa, the international energy developer behind Cameroon’s proposed 607MW Kpep hydroelectric project, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Cameroon to develop 100MW of new solar PV facilities. The MoU was...

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    MTN Mobile Money partners with Ecobank

    March 17, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Mobile Money partners with Ecobank

    MTN Mobile Money users, who are also Ecobank customers in 12 African countries, will soon be able to withdraw cash from Ecobank ATMs. They will also be able to transfer money between their Mobile Money and Ecobank accounts. The service was piloted in Ghana...

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    MTN subscribers reach 207 million

    March 5, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN subscribers reach 207 million

    Multinational mobile operator MTN has announced  its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2013. According to the company, they connected 207.8-million people in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. “Group subscribers increased by...

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    Cameroonians battling ahead of digital switchover

    December 27, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, North Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Cameroonians battling ahead of digital switchover

    Cameroonians are reportedly still battling with the challenges imposed by the switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting technology. Global reports suggest that whilst experts acknowledge the many benefits of digital technology, including sharper...

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    African students get Office360 for free

    December 12, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on African students get Office360 for free

    During Microsoft vice president of education, Anthony Salcito’s, visit to Tunisia, Microsoft announced the official launch of its Student Advantage programme on the continent. In an intimate meeting with students from various regions across the country,...

  • Daniel Jaeger, Vice-President of Alcatel-Lucent in Africa. (Image source: Alcatel-Lucent)

    Alcatel-Lucent, YooMee Africa in broadband pact

    November 13, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Alcatel-Lucent, YooMee Africa in broadband pact

    Alcatel-Lucent and YooMee Africa join forces to build ultra-broadband wireless internet access based on TDD LTE to West and Central Africa. YooMee Africa, a wireless broadband operator in Cameroon, owning licenses in several countries on the African continent...

  • MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa. (Image source: File)

    MTN Cloud cover for Cote d’Ivoire

    August 16, 2013 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on MTN Cloud cover for Cote d’Ivoire

    In keeping with its mission to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to customers, MTN today announced the extension of its bouquet of cloud services to Cote d’Ivoire. The introduction of MTN Cloud in Cote d’Ivoire this week comes on the...

  • Microsoft Office 365 available in nine new African territories

    June 27, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off on Microsoft Office 365 available in nine new African territories

    Microsoft has announced the availability of Office 365 in nine new territories across the African continent. The entire suite of Office 365 packages is now also available in Angola, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mauritius, Rwanda, Senegal and...

  • Five great African tech innovations

    April 28, 2013 • ListsComments (5)

    Africa is filled with innovative solutions, from making life just a little bit easier in rural areas, to actually saving lives in the most dire of situations through science. While Africa is slowly catching up to the technological marvels of Westerns nations,...

  • MTN Group goes live with Cloud offering

    April 9, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTN Group goes live with Cloud offering

    MTN South Africa is going live with its bouquet of distinct cloud services this April, following a highly successful trial period in six of its major markets across Africa. The operator launched the MTN Cloud pilot project in December last year, targeting...

  • Ivory Coast: Orange, IHS pen tower leasing agreement

    April 2, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Ivory Coast: Orange, IHS pen tower leasing agreement

    Cote d’Ivoire Telecom, Orange Cote d’Ivoire and Orange Cameroon, subsidiaries of France Telecom-Orange, have signed an agreement with IHS, a major mobile infrastructure operator in Africa, for the operation of all the subsidiaries’ towers...