Saturday, July 20, 2024
No menu items!

DRC

Paratus Expands to DRC, Connects 620KM Fibre Optic Line

Telecommunications firm Paratus Group has announced its expansion into the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). This coincides with the news that Paratus has won, together with DRC based Global Broadband Solution (GBS), a government tender to activate a 620-kilometre fibre-optic...

Airtel Africa Expands Network with WorldRemit

Airtel Africa and WorldRemit have partnered to expand operations to Rwanda - which means Airtel Money is now available in DRC, Uganda, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi and Niger. Airtel Money enables mobile money users to send local and international money transfers,...

Unique Health Platform Could Benefit 800 Million Mobile Subscribers in Africa

“With this platform, we have the possibility of reaching between 600 million and 800 million mobile subscribers in Africa,” says Vera Songwe, Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), during the virtual launch of the Africa Communication...

Vodacom and Safaricom have Successfully Acquired M-PESA

Vodacom and Safaricom have successfully acquired mobile money payment service, M-PESA, reports TechWeez. Safaricom's late CEO, Bob Collymore believed that the $13.4 million deal would let "both purchasers make significant savings in royalties paid to Vodafone and expand the service...

Africa faces $2 billion loss after Internet shutdowns

The African continent is facing a loss of more than $2 billion as a result of deliberate Internet shutdowns in 2019. According to digital advocacy group, Access Now, "An Internet shutdown is an intentional disruption of Internet or electronic...

DRC information blackout ‘in violation of international law’

A general network shutdown is in clear violation of international law and cannot be justified by any means. This is according to David Kaye, the UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, commenting on the information blackout in place...

African Banks are using Agent Networks to unlock the potential of Financial Inclusion

Papersoft is now a technological partner of two of the biggest African banks: Equity Bank Group and Ecobank from Democratic Republic of Congo to help them delivering their financial inclusion services via hyperlocal agents. Banks alongside with technology providers...

Vodacom to launch first 4G operator in DRC

Mobile network provider, Vodacom has announced that it has become the first network operator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to offer LTE services, with speeds in excess of 20Mb/s in the DRC. This follows approval of the 4G...

DRC Helios Towers secures US$105 million funding

Helios Towers DRC SARL (“HTD”), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa Ltd (“HTA”), has announced the successful completion of a US$105 million upsizing of its syndicated term loan facility led by The Standard Bank...

DRC selects Gemalto mobile solution to support fair elections

Gemalto has won an international tender to supply CENI, the National Independent Electoral Commission of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with 22,000 mobile biometric voter enrolment kits to support a comprehensive update of the country’s national voter register. Gemalto’s...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

Top 5 Gadgets that were highly Expected in 2024

The following are 2024 top 5 gadgets that are/ were highly expected according to Menstuff. 1. LG’s see-through Signature OLED...
- Advertisement -spot_img