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Posts Tagged ‘Senegal’

  • African students get Office360 for free

    December 12, 2013 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on African students get Office360 for free

    During Microsoft vice president of education, Anthony Salcito’s, visit to Tunisia, Microsoft announced the official launch of its Student Advantage programme on the continent. In an intimate meeting with students from various regions across the country,...

  • Kenya, Senegal maximise the Net the most

    November 22, 2013 • East Africa, Online & Social, Southern AfricaComments Off on Kenya, Senegal maximise the Net the most

    Kenya and Senegal have been identified as two African countries in which the internet is having the most significant economic impact. A report entitled Lions go digital: The Internet’s transformative potential in Africa, released by management...

  • Sub-Saharan schools among world’s most innovative

    November 18, 2013 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Sub-Saharan schools among world’s most innovative

    This week, four schools and eight teachers from across sub-Saharan Africa were nominated amongst the world’s best as part of Microsoft’s 2014 class of Mentor Schools and the Inaugural Class of Expert Educators. These exclusive one year programmes...

  • High demand for qualified VSAT specialists in Africa

    September 18, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on High demand for qualified VSAT specialists in Africa

    VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), this week announced that NetHope, a global information technology Non-Governmental Organization; the Global VSAT Forum (GVF); iDirect, a world leader in satellite-based IP communications...

  • Orange ups its game in Africa

    July 12, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Orange ups its game in Africa

    French telecommunications Group Orange is launching an international money transfer service at a competitive price called “Orange Money International Transfer”. The offer is available between Mali, Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire.   Every...

  • Microsoft Office 365 available in nine new African territories

    June 27, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Microsoft Office 365 available in nine new African territories

    Microsoft has announced the availability of Office 365 in nine new territories across the African continent. The entire suite of Office 365 packages is now also available in Angola, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mauritius, Rwanda, Senegal and...

  • MTN Guinea – inadequate backhaul holding West Africa back

    June 11, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, West AfricaComments Off on MTN Guinea – inadequate backhaul holding West Africa back

    Great strides have been made to grow broadband connectivity in Africa in the past five years. However, despite this growth, West Africa still has to overcome massive challenges to fully integrate into the digital age. MTN Guinea Conakry’s CEO Phumzile...

  • Connectivity critical to West African wholesale telecommunications

    April 22, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Connectivity critical to West African wholesale telecommunications

    West African communications services company Main One recently joined Africa’s top telecoms carriers and executives to discuss the future of the West African wholesale telecoms market, and proffer solutions for enhanced and more effective broadband...

  • Senegal’s ICT skills can help Africa grow, says SAP

    March 22, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Senegal’s ICT skills can help Africa grow, says SAP

    SAP has reaffirmed its commitment to Senegal, applauding the country‘s superior ICT (information and communications technologies) skills that offer a significant pool of talent that could serve the entire region. The market leader in enterprise application...

  • Team Shinsekai from Senegal wins Apps for African City Life award

    February 11, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Team Shinsekai from Senegal wins Apps for African City Life award

    Ericsson has announced the winners of the Apps for African City Life Competition. Team Shinsekai from Senegal won first prize for developing an app that aims to support environmental sanitation and hygiene development in cities. Dadja Matiasso Bassou, project...

  • Senegal’s mobile penetration passes 88 percent

    October 15, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Senegal’s mobile penetration passes 88 percent

    Senegal has reported that mobile penetration in the country has passed the 88 percent mark, highlighting the strong showing of the sector in the past year. According to the country’s telecom watchdog Agence de Regulation des Telecom et Postes (ARTP), in its...

  • Sonatel strikes continent-wide roaming agreements

    January 18, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Sonatel strikes continent-wide roaming agreements

    Senegal’s telecommunications operator Sonatel has announced some 20 new roaming agreements with partners around the world. The announcement has investors and analysts believing Sonatel is making the right moves for a successful 2012. “Postpaid roaming has...

  • Microsoft SA MD bullish on Nokia partnership

    October 31, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft SA MD bullish on Nokia partnership

    Microsoft South Africa MD, Mteto Nyati believes his company’s recent partnership with Nokia will enable the software giant become a true player in the global mobile phone space. Nyati emphasized that during an interview with ITNewsAfrica....

  • IBM targets Angola, opens new office

    September 19, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on IBM targets Angola, opens new office

    IBM has announced the opening of a new branch office in Luanda, Angola as part of the company’s continued geographic expansion to increase its presence in key growth markets in support of its global strategy. The new office was inaugurated this week at...

  • Senegal Minister to give Keynote at Telecom event

    February 11, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Senegal Minister to give Keynote at Telecom event

    West & Central Africa Com today confirms that Moustapha Guirassy, Minister of Communication, Telecommunications and Information & Communications Technologies, and Spokesperson of the Government of Senegal, will give an Opening Keynote speech at the...

  • IBM Servers to transform Senegal’s import/export processes

    February 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    IBM and CFAO Technologies,an IBM Business Partner in West Africa, will help modernize Senegal’s import and export processes by installing two state-of the art servers at the Customs Directorate of Senegal’s Ministry of Finance. The Ministry of...