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  • MTN

    MTN Business inks partnership with City Lodge

    September 30, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Business inks partnership with City Lodge

    MTN Business signed a partnership deal with the City Lodge Hotel Group to be the group’s connectivity and telecommunications support. This will significantly improve ICT services at the group’s 51 existing hotels in South Africa and one in Botswana, and...

  • Telkom sabotage

    Telkom LTE Advanced details surface for SA

    September 30, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom LTE Advanced details surface for SA

    Telkom has revealed that it will begin the roll-out of its LTE Advanced (LTE-A) connectivity platform to over 50 suburbs within South Africa, before the end of 2014. According to the telecom provider, LTE-A can potentially offer speeds of up to 3Gbps. With...

  • top tech news

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    September 26, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    In just a few short days we will be heading into October 2014. With winter now passed things are definitely starting to heat up – especially on the tech scene. Apple recently launched the iPhone 6 and with it came iOS 8. While the Apple saw a relatively...

  • Airtel Uganda launches LTE network

    Airtel attempting to drive ICT awareness in West Africa

    September 26, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Airtel attempting to drive ICT awareness in West Africa

    Following the launch of Airtel’s ICT initiative four weeks ago, the programme, which is targeted at driving ICT usage in rural communities across the country – is now underway in rural communities in the West Region. Airtel’s ICT Rural programme...

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    September 19, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week in tech has been especially exceptional not only is tech booming across Africa, but the continent also came in strong as Huawei revealed its GCI findings at the 2014 Huawei World Congress. Reporting straight out of China, at the event, we also...

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    September 5, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week in tech has been another busy one. Not only has Sony introduced us to the Xperia E3 smartphone, but Nigerian tech firms have been given a financial boost from CcHUB (Co-creation Hub). Also gracing the headlines this week was the eCommerce Conference...

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    August 29, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week has been pretty hot in the world of technology – even with the latest cold front setting in. This week in technology we saw PayPal land over 1 million active users in South Africa. Not only has PayPal landed 1 million users, but it is also...

  • 2016 Global Connectivity Index

    Huawei invests 100 Million NGN to train Nigerian youths

    August 25, 2014 • Company News, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Huawei invests 100 Million NGN to train Nigerian youths

    Huawei Nigeria has invested 100 million NGN ($616,956.89) in a six-month vocational training for 41 Niger Delta youths. The 41 beneficiaries attending the scholarship program left the country on Sunday for Malaysia. Before leaving the country, each...

  • Satellite Dish VSAT

    Zambia: ISAT Africa opens first VSAT hub

    August 18, 2014 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Zambia: ISAT Africa opens first VSAT hub

    According to ISAT Africa, located in Zambia, it has established the first commercial VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) hub in Lusaka. According to the company, the private earth station will be used to transmit and receive data signals through a satellite....

  • IT News Africa

    IT News Africa: top stories of the week

    August 8, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: top stories of the week

    We have had a strong start to August 2014. So strong, that South Africa experienced an earth tremor measured at 5.3 on the Richter scale. In addition to the earth tremor, MTN is also building momentum throughout Africa. The company revealed its 2014 Interim...

  • F F Tusubira, CEO of UbuntuNet Alliance for Research and Education Networking.

    UbuntuNet reveals new research network in Africa

    August 1, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on UbuntuNet reveals new research network in Africa

    The Ubuntu Alliance and European research network Dante have commissioned the UbuntuNet network. The network is a a regional high-speed internet network that will connect educators, students and researchers in southern and eastern Africa to their peers both...