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Posts Tagged ‘Sub-Saharan Africa’

  • Korean companies invest in Africa

    November 3, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    Korean mining, electronics, power generation and telecommunications companies are looking to invest more in African countries, as these markets expand at an accelerated pace. Many African nations have seen strong growth due to an increase in foreign direct...

  • Kaspersky Lab expands distribution channel

    October 13, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab expands distribution channel

    Kaspersky Lab welcomes LB Cubed IT Solutions into its channel partner programme, as a Value Added Distributor (VAD) for the Southern African region. The partnership, which commenced in September 2011, will see LB Cubed distributing Kaspersky Lab’s corporate...

  • Gateway renews Mozambique’s data licence

    October 5, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Gateway renews Mozambique’s data licence

    Gateway Communications, a supplier of pan-African telecommunications services, has renewed its 5 year data and wholesale licence in Mozambique. Gateway Communications’ Mozambican office first opened in 2001. Gateway Communications currently provides...

  • Econet finally launches Eco-Cash mobile money

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Zimbabwean mobile operator, Econet Wireless has launched its mobile money transfer service, Eco-Cash. Eco-Cash officially was launched on 30 September 2011. According to SWRadioAfrica, Econet, which has a subscriber base of more than 5 million customers,...

  • Toshiba invests in West and East Africa

    October 4, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Toshiba invests in West and East Africa

    Toshiba is enjoying unprecedented market penetration in East and West Africa, proof that its investment in its channel partners is paying off. In Kenya alone, Toshiba is achieving high sales figures and has doubled the number units sold in August 2011 than in...

  • NetOne secures US$60m network upgrade

    August 24, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on NetOne secures US$60m network upgrade

    NetOne, Zimbabwe’s cellular mobile operator has secured R420 million (about US$60 million) to upgrade its broadband services across the country. The funds were sourced from a consortium of banks, which comprise of the Commercial Bank of Zimbabwe (CBZ),...

  • Ruckus Wireless propels Africa into Wi-Fi tech

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Ruckus Wireless propels Africa into Wi-Fi tech

    Ruckus Wireless, Inc. an innovator in Wi-Fi technology and a leading provider of advanced mobile Internet working products and solutions, announces the official opening of its regional office in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ruckus Wireless was initially...

  • McAfee appoints New Director to SA and Sub-Saharan Africa

    June 27, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on McAfee appoints New Director to SA and Sub-Saharan Africa

    McAfee, one of the world’s largest dedicated security technology companies, has appointed Craig Hockley as its new Regional Director for South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa. Hockley will be based at McAfee’s regional headquarters in Johannesburg, South...

  • IBM names Oliver Fortuin as General Manager

    July 2, 2009 • PeopleComments Off on IBM names Oliver Fortuin as General Manager

    IBM announces that Oliver Fortuin will be the General Manager for IBM’s business in Sub-Saharan Africa, starting July 6. Mr Fortuin succeeds Mark Harris...