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MTN Group Partners B2B Marketplace Dooka

MTN Group, Africa’s largest mobile network operator, today announces the signing of a strategic partnership agreement with Dooka, one Africa’s first business-to-business (B2B) marketplace to automate the sourcing process of MTN’s long tail of indirect local spending. The partnership promises...

MTN SA Announces 2 New Executive Appointments

MTN SA today announced a review of its executive structure as the company gears up to deliver on its Ambition 2025 strategy to transform from a Telco to a TechCo. In line with this strategic shift, the company has appointed...

MTN Group Selects Top French Expert to Lead Digital Platforms

MTN Group has today announced the appointment of Christian Bombrun as its new CEO: Digital Platforms, effective 1 September 2022. Bombrun is set to take over from Minnie Harris, who has been acting in the role since April 2022. Harris,...

SA Startup NoPBX Expands to Namibia

NoPBX, South Africa’s own locally developed cloud PBX-over-GSM solution, has expanded its services to Namibia. Launched in SA at the end of 2020, NoPBX says it has enjoyed rapid growth since then amongst small and medium-sized businesses – the “SME”...

Safaricom Appoints New Chief Enterprise Business Officer

East Africa's telecom leader, Safaricom, announced on Thursday the appointment of Cynthia Karuri-Kropac as its new Chief Enterprise Business Officer. The appointment will be made effective 1 September 2022. She is set to replace Joseph Wanjohi, who has been serving...

Orange Telecom Casts Its Tall Shadow Over Nigeria

France's Orange Group, one of the largest telecom companies in Africa, has reportedly set its sights on a possible expansion into Africa's most populous country, Nigeria. This is according to a statement issued by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), where...

Airtel Africa Coughs Up $40-Million for New Kenyan Spectrum

Airtel Africa, one of the continent's largest telecommunications groups with a presence in 14 countries, today announces that its Kenya subsidiary, Airtel Kenya, has concluded its purchase of additional spectrum in the country. According to the announcement Airtel Kenya has...

Vodacom to Invest $58-Million into Rural KZN, South Africa- The Details

South African telecommunications group Vodacom said on Thursday that it is seeking to invest R1-billion, or around $58.2-million, into improving its mobile network in the country's eastern coastal province of KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). In a statement seen by Developing Telecoms, Vodacom...

Airtel Money is Now On its Own

Telecoms group Airtel Kenya has announced that it will be splitting its mobile money business - Airtel Money - from its main company. Instead, Airtel Money will now be operating under the name 'Airtel Money Kenya Limited'. “Following this business separation,...

West Africa’s Tizeti Names New Board Chairman

Tizeti Network Limited, a West African solar-based internet service provider has today, announced the appointment of Emmanuel Ikazoboh as its Board Chairman. Emmanuel Ikazoboh is the immediate former Group Chairman of Ecobank Transnational Incorporated (ETI), Chairman of ARM Pensions Managers...
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How can SA enterprises minimize the impact of network outages?

Internet and network outages are a constant threat to any enterprise in South Africa. Whether it’s an issue experienced...
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