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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...

Shoprite Lesotho cross-border remittance product reaches $70 mln

The Shoprite cross-border money remittance product reached the R1 billion mark in January, roughly 70 million USD, after just three years of it being implemented between SA and Lesotho. The cost of a transfer of R900 is 2%, which...

Facebook Flex to launch in Lesotho

Facebook Flex, created in a partnership between Vodacom Lesotho and Facebook, is a connectivity service that will allow people to get news and stay up to date with the latest headlines completely free of charge. Customers will essentially be able to switch...

Vodacom Group launches commercial 5G service in Lesotho

Vodacom Group announced that it has created Africa’s first standards-based, commercial 5G service in Lesotho using 3.5GHz spectrum to initially deliver Fixed-Wireless Access broadband services to two enterprise customers in Lesotho. The immediate benefit of 5G technology for Vodacom subscribers...

Vodafone to extend M-Pesa remittances to new African markets

HomeSend, an international payment and money transfer hub, has revealed the expansion of its global framework agreement with Vodafone Group for M-Pesa, including the launch of remittance services into five new markets during 2016. The two companies will work together...

Vodacom launches LTE connectivity in Lesotho

Vodacom has launched the Long Term Evolution (LTE) service in Lesotho. According to Vodacom, the service will bring high-speed mobile internet to the people of the Mountain Kingdom as well as address the relative scarcity of fixed line connections...

Altech’s Huawei partnership to benefit African infrastructure

Altech and Huawei recently entered into a partnership to drive future growth initiatives in the enterprise market. The new entity will be branded as Altech Collab and will reside within Altech’s New Business Development division. The agreement covers a number...

Sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate mobile broadband rollout

The Vice President of Botswana, the Honourable Dr Ponatshego H. Kedikilwe opened a meeting on Friday 06 September of the Governments of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia to agree common priorities to accelerate the roll out of...

International bandwidth prices in Lesotho cut by 67%

Businesses, institutions and consumers in Lesotho are set to experience faster, reliable and significantly more affordable Internet connectivity as Africa’s carriers’ carrier WIOCC (West Indian Ocean Cable Company) brings additional broadband capacity into Lesotho. Utilising its extensive terrestrial and submarine...

25% of Vodacom Lesotho network powered by green base stations

A quarter of Vodacom Lesotho’s cell phone network is now powered by ‘green’ base stations using energy saving technologies such as wind and solar power to help reduce carbon emissions. The base stations are powered independently of diesel generators...
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Tech Soft 3D Welcomes New Chief Financial Officer

Tech Soft 3D announces the appointment of Cecile Quillard as its new Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to CEO Ron...
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