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MFS Africa appoints ex-Visa executive to spur growth

Published 23 Feb 2017 17:19 CET | Africa

MFS Africa has announced the appointment of Visa's former vice president of Strategy and Sales for Emerging Markets Digital, Reg Swart. Swart joins the mobile financial ...

ShowMax picks QYou to make localised East African video show

Published 23 Feb 2017 10:47 CET | Africa

ShowMax has selected the internet channel The QYou to provide special shows for the region of East Africa. A new series, 'Q Hits', will be introduced which features a slew of ...

Orange to increase dividend after growth in FY results

Published 23 Feb 2017 08:24 CET | Africa, Europe, France

Orange said it plans to pay a higher dividend for 2017, after reporting higher sales and profitability for Q4 and 2016. The company proposed a dividend of EUR 0.65 per share ...

MENA govts to spend USD 11.6 bln on IT in 2017

Published 21 Feb 2017 16:38 CET | Africa, Middle East

Governments in the Middle East and North Africa are projected to spend USD 11.6 billion on IT products and services in 2017, according to Gartner. This forecast includes ...

Vodafone's M-Pesa transactions reach record 614 mln in Dec

Published 21 Feb 2017 11:31 CET | Africa

Vodafone Group said a record 614 million M-Pesa transactions were processed during December 2016 as the global operator marked its 10th anniversary. During 2016, the service ...

MeaWallet partners with Crossgate for HCE/cloud payments

Published 21 Feb 2017 10:30 CET | Africa

Seamless unit MeaWallet has signed a deal with Crossgate to provide HCE/cloud-based mobile payments technology for its customers in Africa. Crossgate's Crosscore platform is ...

SES partners with Globecast to expand TRT World reach

Published 21 Feb 2017 10:13 CET | Africa

SES announced that international Turkish news platform TRT World is expanding its global distribution with Globecast on the SES fleet. ...

F5 Networks appoints director for Gulf, Levant, North Africa

Published 21 Feb 2017 09:09 CET | Africa, Middle East

F5 Networks has appointed Taj El Khayat as its new director for the Gulf, Levant & North Africa region. Reporting directly to Diego Arrabal, Middle East and Africa VP, El ...

CETel expands C-band satellite network over Africa

Published 21 Feb 2017 09:04 CET | Africa, Germany

German satellite provider CETel has expanded its iDirect network delivered over the C-band for the African region. CETel has added additional capacity to its satellite ...

MTN South Africa continues mobile money plans post-Tyme

Published 20 Feb 2017 10:55 CET | Africa

MTN Group will look for new ways to bring banking services to its customers' mobile phones in South Africa after severing ties with Australian-owned partner, Tyme, ...

Kwese TV launches new content from AMC, Scripps

Published 16 Feb 2017 16:47 CET | Africa

African pay-TV platform Kwese TV announced new deals that Econet Media has signed with the AMC Networks and Scripps Networks Interactive. This will result in a boost to the ...

Microsoft, Liquid Telecom to boost cloud adoption in Africa

Published 16 Feb 2017 15:39 CET | Africa

Microsoft East Africa and Liquid Telecom have joined forces to improve and accelerate the use of cloud services across Africa. The companies said the joint project will help ...

AfDB approves funds for trans-Saharan fibre cable

Published 16 Feb 2017 13:39 CET | Africa, Algeria, Chad, Mali, Niger

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has given the green light to funds which will support the trans-Saharan fibre cable project connecting Algeria, Mali, Niger and ...

IS, Accuris Networks launch pan-African Wi-Fi network

Published 15 Feb 2017 14:23 CET | Africa

African ISP Internet Solutions (IS) and UK-based Accuris Networks have partnered to introduce a seamless continent-wide Wi-Fi network to global carriers, multinational ...

Zain partners Iflix to launch sVOD service in Middle East

Published 15 Feb 2017 14:19 CET | Africa, Middle East

Mobile operator Zain Group and Iflix have established a new joint venture called Iflix Arabia. The new internet TV service will bring Iflix to the Middle East and North ...

Comptel wins customer for FWD in Africa

Published 15 Feb 2017 13:55 CET | Africa

Comptel has won a new customer for its digital sales channel solution, FWD. Comptel's first SaaS solution will make it possible to purchase time-based data packages from an ...

Facebook urges developers in MEA to create innovative bots

Published 15 Feb 2017 13:12 CET | Africa, Middle East

Facebook is challenging developers across the Middle East and Africa to create innovative bots in the Bots for Messenger Developer Challenge. The event aligns with Facebook's ...

Econet considers listing Liquid Telecom in Europe in 2018

Published 15 Feb 2017 10:45 CET | Africa

Econet Group founder Strive Masiyiwa has said he is considering a separate listing next year for subsidiary Liquid Telecom, which currently is probably the largest operator ...

Millicom promotes Dabbour to CEO for Tigo Africa

Published 15 Feb 2017 09:07 CET | Africa

Millicom has promoted Mohamed Dabbour to the role of CEO of its African operations, replacing Cynthia Gordon, who has left the company. Dabbour was CFO of the African ...

Westcon-Comstor offers Azure via BlueSky platform

Published 14 Feb 2017 12:28 CET | Africa

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa is enabling local reseller partners the opportunity to purchase Azure from its BlueSky digital aggregation platform. The announcement allows ...

EBS inks deal with Kwese TV

Published 09 Feb 2017 12:55 CET | Africa

EPG data provider EBS has added Econet Media's Kwese TV platform to its portfolio. Kwese TV launched 50+ channels in Ghana, Rwanda and Zambia in January with an array of ...

MTN Group warns of FY net loss after Nigerian fine

Published 09 Feb 2017 09:18 CET | Africa

MTN Group said it expects to report a loss per share for 2016 following the fine in Nigeria and after a weak first half in South Africa. In a trading statement, it told its ...

IBM invests USD 70 mln into digital skills in Africa

Published 08 Feb 2017 15:24 CET | Africa

IBM announced it is investing USD 70 million into building much-needed digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa. The ...

Facebook names Ofodile as head of Express WiFi in Africa

Published 08 Feb 2017 11:29 CET | Africa

Facebook has announced the appointment of Uche Ofodile as Regional Head for Africa of Express WiFi. She has over 20 years of experience and was most recently CEO of Tigo's ...

Millicom forecasts stronger service revenue growth in 2017

Published 08 Feb 2017 11:07 CET | Africa, Latin America

Millicom reported a drop in fourth-quarter revenues, hurt by weakness in its biggest market Colombia and El Salvador, while EBITDA increased thanks to improved profitability ...

 

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