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    ITU Telecom World 2014: The one conversation that matters

    November 18, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on ITU Telecom World 2014: The one conversation that matters

    Radical change is transforming the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, the entire industry ecosystem, and with it, our world. At the same time, ICTs have as never before the power to change lives for the better, connecting the unconnected...

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    SACF inks partnership with Raizcorp to fuel ICT in SA

    November 13, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SACF inks partnership with Raizcorp to fuel ICT in SA

    The South African Communications Forum (SACF) has recently formed a partnership with Raizcorp. The partnership is intended to advance business skills development among Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the South African ICT industry. Under this...

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    Rwanda accelerates plans for cashless economy

    October 30, 2014 • East Africa, Features, Top StoriesComments Off on Rwanda accelerates plans for cashless economy

    The Government of Rwanda has moved to accelerate its plans to transform Rwanda into a cashless economy and achieve 80 percent financial inclusion by 2017. Rwanda’s commitment to using information and communications technology (ICT) for financial...

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    Wiko sets sights on Nigeria’s mobile phone market

    October 20, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Wiko sets sights on Nigeria’s mobile phone market

    Wiko has set its sights on Nigeria’s mobile phone market. The mobile phone manufacturer intends to introduce ten of its devices to the country on 22 October 2014. Ahead of its formal launch in Nigeria, the company was reported to take 12 channel...

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    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    October 10, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    We are well into the scorching heat of October 2014, which means that the tech scene in Africa is heating up rapidly. For those based in Johannesburg South Africa, one of South Africa’s largest gaming expos is under way – rAge 2014. Also making...

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    IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    October 3, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    September has come and gone and we now welcome the warm embrace of October 2014. This week in tech has once again been an extremely busy one. Gracing the headlines this week we saw Safaricom slash its rates by up to 60 percent for customers roaming inside of...

  • 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 considers getting rid of 2G network

    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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....

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    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...