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Posts Tagged ‘france’

  • Globecast partners with Eutelsat to develop new HOTBIRD platform

    Globecast expands partnership with Eutelsat

    August 29, 2019 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Globecast expands partnership with Eutelsat

    Globecast, a service company for the media, radio and television industry, announced that it is expanding its partnership with telecommunications company Eutelsat Communications to develop a new HOTBIRD platform that, the company claims, will satisfy the...

  • Lionel Reina, the new member of APO Group's company board.

    Dazzl appoints APO Group CEO to company board

    July 24, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Dazzl appoints APO Group CEO to company board

    On 23 July 2019 Dazzl, a live multi-camera video solutions company, announced the appointment of APO Group CEO Lionel Reina to the company board. This appointment highlights Dazzl’s plans to increase its growth and gain more international recognition....

  • Dott aims to launch their custom-designed e-bike by the end of the year. Image sourced from Dott.

    Dott announces $34 million Series A funding

    July 4, 2019 • Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Dott announces $34 million Series A funding

    Dott, a European micro-mobility company, announced on Thursday, 04 July 2019 a commitment for a $34 million Series A funding. The investment is co-led by existing investors EQT Ventures and Naspers Ventures. Other investors include Felix Capital, Axel...

  • France set to tax digital giants in 2019

    January 2, 2019 • Company News, Online & SocialComments Off on France set to tax digital giants in 2019

    France will push ahead with its own tax on large internet and technology GAFA companies (Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon) from January 1, Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday, as the European Union struggles to finalise a new EU-wide levy. While...

  • social media

    Social Media reacts to Charlie Hebdo massacre

    January 7, 2015 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Social Media reacts to Charlie Hebdo massacre

    According to reports by BBC News, gunmen attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The tragic event occurred on the 7th of January 2015. According to the BBC, 12 people, including french Journalists as well as French police...

  • Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    March 31, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Advanced Evasion Techniques causing confusing among CIOs

    A new report by McAfee, a division of Intel Security, examines the controversy and confusion surrounding Advanced Evasion Techniques (AETs), and the role that they play in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs). A Vanson Bourne study, commissioned by McAfee,...

  • Orange Kenya CEO willing to step down

    March 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange Kenya CEO willing to step down

    Orange Kenya CEO Mickael Ghossein said he would step down at the Kenyan Treasury’s request, but said no such request had been made. Ghossein’s comments come after the government demanded more representation within the company’s management as a...

  • Orange extends African IP VPN services

    March 27, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange extends African IP VPN services

    France’s Orange Business Services will offer IP VPN services in 31 countries for Aggreko, a company that provides power and temperature control services. The Aggreko partnership aims to deliver better telecom services and improve the internal and external...

  • France’s Orange could move into SA

    January 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on France’s Orange could move into SA

    International growth consulting and research firm Frost & Sullivan has hinted that there is a possibility of France Telecom’s Orange starting operations in South Africa as early as this year. “What we anticipate for 2012 is that we will see new mobile...

  • Tunisia, France sign digital economy agreement

    July 7, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Tunisia, France sign digital economy agreement

    The Tunisian and French governments have signed a co-operation agreement for the establishment of a French “Passport for Digital Economy” program in the north African country. For Tunisian business owners, it is a move that is likely to be met with...

  • Telkom Kenya targets more users

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telkom Kenya targets more users

    Telkom Kenya, a state owned telecom monopoly, announced that it plans to add between 50 000 and 100 000 mobile users by the end of 2011. This forms part of the company’s efforts to boost its data service business. The announcement comes as Telkom Kenya...

  • France: Free adds unlimited calls to Algeria

    May 10, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Algerians are excited about France’s triple-play operator Free’s decision to add unlimited calls to the country’s fixed-line numbers as part of a basic VoIP telephone service for subscribers living in unbundled areas. The new service means thousands of...

  • France’s Vivendi looks for North Africa expansion

    March 24, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on France’s Vivendi looks for North Africa expansion

    French media giant Vivendi is looking to expand its presence in the Middle East and North Africa, it said on Wednesday. According to the French media group, it is currently holding talks with telecommunications companies and banks in the region in order to...

  • Vivendi pulls out of Zain deal

    July 20, 2009 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Vivendi pulls out of Zain deal

    The much talked about $10 billion Zain take over by Vivendi has been halted, with French media giant, saying the deal was inconsistent with its financial criteria...

  • France Telecom targets Anglophone Africa

    October 20, 2008 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on France Telecom targets Anglophone Africa

    France Telecom is pursuing its expansion plan with vigour in the English speaking Africa. The company today announced its plans to enter the Ugandan mobile market...

  • Telkom Kenya opens shop tomorrow

    September 16, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telkom Kenya opens shop tomorrow

    Telkom Kenya will tomorrow be the fourth player in the lucrative telecommunications industry...