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Azumi-Mobile expands into sub-Saharan Africa

Published 23 Aug 2017 12:43 CET | Africa

Azumi-Mobile, a fast-growing global manufacturer of smartphones, has introduced two entry smartphones, the Kirei A45D and the Kirei A5D, both based on the MediaTek MT6570 ...

Canal+ captures 29% audience share in Francophone Africa

Published 21 Aug 2017 17:27 CET | Africa, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Mali, Senegal

Canal+ Advertising, a subsidiary of Canal+ International, announced that the audience share captured by Canal+ channels in French-speaking Sub-Saharan Africa has increased by ...

Youtap launches mobile money QR code solution

Published 21 Aug 2017 11:03 CET | Africa, Asia

Youtap, a global provider of contactless mobile payments and financial services software, has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in ...

Orange to stream Nancy Ajram concert live in North Africa

Published 18 Aug 2017 13:27 CET | Africa

Orange Egypt, Orange Morocco, Orange Jordan and Orange Tunisia have signed a cooperation agreement on addressing customers and followers on Facebook. After a successful pact ...

Helios Towers H1 revenue rises 41% to USD 169 mln

Published 17 Aug 2017 10:45 CET | Africa

Helios Towers, the independent telecoms tower infrastructure company, reported that revenue rose by 41 percent in the first half-year ending 30 June to USD 169 million from ...

Gilat Telecom offers managed services for the cloud in Africa

Published 15 Aug 2017 11:19 CET | Africa

Gilat Telecom has introduced a new managed services to enable businesses in Africa to benefit from cloud-based services. In response to customer demand, Gilat Telecom is now ...

BT appoints Yan as VP for security in AMEA

Published 14 Aug 2017 13:03 CET | Africa, Asia, Middle East

BT announced the appointment of Juni Yan as its new Vice President for Security in Asia, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA). He is based in Hong Kong and previously worked for ...

E-Marine restores EASSy cable connectivity

Published 14 Aug 2017 09:06 CET | Africa, Somalia

Submarine cable firm E-Marine has successfully restored the 10,000 kilometer underwater 'EASSy' cable that runs the length of Africa's east coast. The EASSy cable (Eastern ...

MTN considers USD 600 mln bid for Internet Solutions - report

Published 09 Aug 2017 10:31 CET | Africa, South Africa

MTN and Vodacom are among the interested buyers in Dimension Data's African operations, people familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. Didata's management is also ...

Sophos launches campaign for partners in MEA

Published 08 Aug 2017 14:50 CET | Africa, Middle East

Sophos announced the Sophos Super star campaign, designed to motivate partners with additional rewards on achieving their target for its authorized and silver partners from ...

Avaya names Hani as VP for MEA & Turkey

Published 08 Aug 2017 14:49 CET | Africa, Middle East

Avaya has announced the appointment of Fadi Hani as Vice President for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. Since joining Avaya in 2007, Hani has held senior sales and ...

Silvertree Internet appoints Caspers as board chair and plans to invest USD 10 mln

Published 08 Aug 2017 10:20 CET | Africa

African internet platform Silvertree Internet Holdings has announced the appointment of Freddy Caspers as non-executive chairman of the board. Caspers has been executive ...

Vodafone Group completes transfer of Safaricom stake to Vodacom

Published 07 Aug 2017 15:39 CET | Africa, Kenya

Vodafone Group announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Vodafone International has completed the transfer of a 35 percent indirect shareholding in Kenyan operator Safaricom ...

StarSat to broadcast new season of Bundesliga

Published 07 Aug 2017 14:39 CET | Africa

StarSat has launched the new season of the German Bundesliga on its African satellite TV platform. In partnership with DFL-Supercup, StarSat announced it's showcasing of the ...

Iflix Africa acquires content from Viacom

Published 07 Aug 2017 13:21 CET | Africa

SVOD provider Iflix has acquired programming from Viacom International Media Networks. Iflix, which announced its expansion into Africa in June, will carry content from ...

TD Mobile signs deal with HMD Global to distribute Nokia phones

Published 07 Aug 2017 13:10 CET | Africa, Nigeria

TD Mobile, Sub-Saharan Africa's biggest mobile devices distributor, has signed an agreement with HMD Global for the distribution of Nokia devices, including the new version ...

IAAF inks deal for EBU and ESPN for Europe & Africa Rights

Published 04 Aug 2017 09:22 CET | Africa, Europe

Together, the EBU and ESPN Media Distribution will represent the media rights to IAAF events across Europe and Africa, bringing a unique, combined ability to maximise the ...

MTN sees underlying results improve in H1

Published 03 Aug 2017 11:04 CET | Africa

MTN Group's revenue decreased by 18.5 percent to ZAR 64.315 billion in the first six months of 2017. Excluding currency effects, revenue rose 6.7 percent, underpinned by 10.8 ...

Gilat Telecom picks Cisco to upgrade POPs in Africa

Published 02 Aug 2017 11:11 CET | Africa

Gilat Telecom, formerly known as Gilat Satcom, announced a significant investment in its African network that will enable it to meet the growing demand for broadband ...

Barriers to internet access still very much affect Rwanda, Kenya, Nigeria, SA - study

Published 02 Aug 2017 08:45 CET | Africa

Mozilla-backed research carried out by Research ICT Africa, finds that significant barriers to internet access remains in four African countries, namely Rwanda, Kenya, ...

MTN helps solar power specialist expand in Africa through mobile payments

Published 02 Aug 2017 08:15 CET | Africa

Fenix International, a US-based startup making solar-power systems for people with no access to electricity grid, has inked a partnership deal with MTN Group for expansion ...

Iflix partners Econet Media for African launch

Published 01 Aug 2017 15:46 CET | Africa

VoD service Iflix and Econet Media's African media company Kwese announced a partnership to bring streaming entertainment services to sub-Saharan Africa. Started in Asia and ...

Comtech delivers Intelsat connection to African banks

Published 01 Aug 2017 10:41 CET | Africa

Comtech EF Data announced that its Heights Networking Platform has been chosen to expand services for two international banking organizations throughout the African continent ...

Cisco appoints Meads VP for Middle East and Africa

Published 31 Jul 2017 10:53 CET | Africa, Middle East

Cisco announced the appointment of David Meads as Vice President for its Middle East and Africa operations. In this newly created role, Meads will oversee the execution of ...

Thaicom signs satellite telecom service deal with iSAT Africa

Published 31 Jul 2017 09:15 CET | Africa

Asian satellite operator Thaicom said it has signed an agreement with iSAT Africa (iSAT) to provide iSAT's key customers in East Africa with fully managed satellite telecom ...

 

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