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  • First in Africa- Namibia launches National Payment System

    March 13, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on First in Africa- Namibia launches National Payment System

    Namibia’s Namclear, together with vendors Finteq Africa and Traderoot Africa, has launched a new integrated National Payment System in the country, with the solution being a first in Africa. “It takes and integrated approach to retail and bulk payments...

  • Launch of Namibian online tourism training platform

    May 14, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Launch of Namibian online tourism training platform

    On behalf of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, together with the Namibian Minister of Environment and Tourism, Mr. Uahekua Herunga and the German...

  • MTC Namibia launches new Internet, mobile packages

    February 26, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on MTC Namibia launches new Internet, mobile packages

    Namibia’s telecommunications operator MTC has announced the launch of its SmartShare promotion, aimed at boosting customers’ Internet and mobile packages for their phones. According to the company, users will now have the opportunity to choose...

  • Namibia supports ZACR .africa bid

    November 29, 2012 • Online & SocialComments Off on Namibia supports ZACR .africa bid

    The Republic of Namibia has become the 40th African country to formally endorse the ZA Central Registry (ZACR) bid for the rights to administer the proposed .africa generic Top Level Domain (gTLD). Namibia’s formal Letter of Support was prepared by the...

  • Dimension Data launches cloud services in Namibia

    October 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data launches cloud services in Namibia

    Dimension Data today launched cloud services in Namibia. Private organisations, service providers and governments around the world are fast engaging the concept of cloud computing and how African organisations are taking advantage of its benefits is truly an...

  • Kaspersky Lab and Comztek create partnership in Namibia

    September 7, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab and Comztek create partnership in Namibia

    Kaspersky Lab and Comztek have cemented their partnership agreement and as of 1 August 2012, Comztek will be the official distributor of all Kaspersky Lab products in Namibia. This follows the announcement made earlier this year around Comztek being...

  • Huawei to provide Movicel with LTE backhaul networks

    August 28, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Huawei to provide Movicel with LTE backhaul networks

    Huawei, a global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, has announced that it has been selected to provide its advanced IP microwave solution for the next-generation LTE backhaul networks of Movicel in Angola and Mobile...

  • Orange cable ship salvage underway in Namibia

    August 22, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Orange cable ship salvage underway in Namibia

    The operation to salvage mobile service provider France Telecom-Orange’s cable ship, the Chamarel, which ran aground following a fire on 8 August, is now underway. The ship is currently located on sand banks 30 km from Henties Bay in Namibia. Every...

  • Business Connexion Namibia appoints new Deputy MD

    July 21, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on Business Connexion Namibia appoints new Deputy MD

    A proud product of the Namibian soil and a great believer and supporter of his country’s development initiatives, Edison Basson, has been appointed as Deputy Managing Director of Business Connexion Namibia. Edison will deputise Ferdi Graupe for a...

  • First steps taken in Namibia’s ICT teacher development programme

    June 7, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on First steps taken in Namibia’s ICT teacher development programme

    The first group of teachers from Oshana and Omusati  Regions in Namibia participated  in the  Intel Teach Getting Started Program. Present at the graduation ceremony were Namibian Education Permanent Secretary Mr Alfred Ilukena, Director of Omusati,...

  • WACS is expected to address bandwidth constraint, capacity across Africa

    May 11, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Investors, mobile network operators and ICT service providers agree that the West African Cable System (WACS), launched in Cape Town this week, will address issues with access, data speeds and reliable connectivity across Africa.   The first benefit of...

  • Namibia hosts ICT summit

    September 13, 2011 • EventsComments Off on Namibia hosts ICT summit

    Namibia is hosting a three-day national Information and Communication Technology summit which started on Monday, 12 September to discuss ways of catalysing development in the country’s ICT industry. This followings the landing of the West Africa Cable...

  • Didata accelerates Namibia’s ICT development

    September 13, 2011 • EventsComments Off on Didata accelerates Namibia’s ICT development

    Dimension Data, a global ICT services and solutions provider, is playing a key role as a platinum sponsor of the three-day Telecom Namibia ICT Summit 2011 being held in Windhoek from 12 to 14 September 2011 at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre. The...

  • Q&A: Hosted IP PBX, the future

    August 15, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Q&A: Hosted IP PBX, the future

    Rob Lith, Director of Connection Telecom talks to ITNewsAfrica about IP PBX, a business telephone system designed to deliver voice or video over a data network, and the business benefits for Africa. Define IP PBX and why it is relevant to African businesses?...

  • Namibian telecoms unit sold

    June 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Namibian telecoms unit sold

    ORASCOM Telecom, one of Egypt’s leading telecommunications company subsidiary, Telecel Globe has announced the sale of its Namibian business component, Powercom to Investec and Nedbank. The move, analysts here in Cairo say, was expected in order to give the...

  • Seacom expands Pan-African Network

    March 16, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Seacom expands Pan-African Network

    SEACOM has extended its low cost broadband services into five more Southern African countries. Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe will soon have access to the SEACOM network which contributes to SEACOM’s commitment to connect broadband...