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Showmax offers new subscribers 2 months' service for the price of 1 to watch Olympics

Published 28 Jul 2021 13:08 CET | Africa

Showmax Pro is offering new subscribers two months access for the price of one where the new viewers will have access to live streams of every event that is made available ...

Maroc Telecom renews appointment of Ahizoune as board chairman

Published 28 Jul 2021 10:00 CET | Africa

The supervisory board of Maroc Telecom has renewed the mandate of Abdeslam Ahizoune as chairman of the group board and Brahim Boudaoud, Hassan Rachad, Francois Vitte and ...

Maroc Telecom revenue falls 3% in H1, nearly stable in Q2

Published 27 Jul 2021 16:45 CET | Africa, Morocco

Maroc Telecom Group's revenues decreased by 3 percent to MAD 17.78 billion in the first six months of 2021 compared to MAD 18.32 billion in the same period in 2020. The ...

EMEA PC shipments growth slows to 4.7% in Q2 - IDC

Published 27 Jul 2021 12:49 CET | Africa, Europe, Middle East

Shipments of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks and workstations) in the EMEA region grew by 4.7 percent to 22.2 million units in the three months to June 2021, slowing ...

Ecobank offers online digital training for African SMEs with Microsoft, LinkedIn, GitHub

Published 26 Jul 2021 12:29 CET | Africa

Ecobank Group is cooperating with Microsoft, LinkedIn and GitHub to provide training to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in sub-Saharan Africa via Ecobank Academy. ...

Facebook, Ajua provide African SMEs with automated customer support via WhatsApp

Published 23 Jul 2021 14:17 CET | Africa

Ajua has signed an agreement with Facebook to automate commercial interactions and customer support for businesses through WhatsApp. There has been an upsurge of businesses ...

IFC invests USD 25 mln in Convergence digital infrastructure fund in Africa

Published 23 Jul 2021 13:04 CET | Africa

The IFC said it has invested USD 25 million in the new Digital Infrastructure Fund from Convergence Partners Africa, an investment management firm specialising in the TMT ...

Vodacom Group revenue rises 9% in Q1 to June

Published 23 Jul 2021 09:48 CET | Africa

Vodacom Group revenue increased to ZAR 24.8 billion in the first quarter ended 30 June compared with ZAR 22.73 billion in the same period in 2020, as strong normalised growth ...

Vodafone revenues up nearly 6% in June quarter as business recovers from pandemic impact

Published 23 Jul 2021 08:41 CET | Africa, Europe

Vodafone Group reported revenues for its fiscal first quarter to June up 5.7 percent year-on-year to EUR 11.10 billion, as both consumer and business sales recovered from the ...

IFC invests USD 1 bln in emerging market TMT in FY 2021, almost 75% in Africa

Published 22 Jul 2021 11:40 CET | Africa, Brazil, Kyrgyzstan

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) said surging demand for digital connectivity during the Covid-19 pandemic has led IFC's commitments to the telecoms, media and ...

Egyptian, Moroccan startups selected for Google accelerator in MENA

Published 21 Jul 2021 14:41 CET | Africa, Middle East

Startups from Egypt and Morocco have been selected to take part in the second cohort of the Google for Startups Accelerator Middle East and North Africa, a three-month ...

Africa Data Centres, Global Sense select Zadara for cloud services in Africa

Published 20 Jul 2021 14:41 CET | Africa

Cloud service provider Zadara has announced that Africa Data Centres and integrator Global Sense have added Zadara's edge cloud services to their marketplace. Zadara said its ...

Canal Plus to promote Universal music streaming service launch in Africa

Published 20 Jul 2021 11:55 CET | Africa

Cana Plus has partnered with Universal Music Africa (UMA) to introduce Digster Africa, UMA's African streaming platform, to its subscribers in Africa. During July, each Canal ...

Sonatel posts 12% EBITDA increase, as customer gains continue in H1

Published 20 Jul 2021 11:05 CET | Africa

Sonatel generated first-half EBITDAaL of XOF 277 billion, up 12.0 percent year-on-year (+14.4% in Q1), with growth driven by higher revenues and control of operational costs. ...

AFR-IX telecom connects to ACE cable in South Africa

Published 20 Jul 2021 09:43 CET | Africa

AFR-IX telecom has connected its communications nodes in Cape Town and Johannesburg to the new Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable, following its launch in South ...

NineTNine launches 10 free-to-air North African channels on Dish's Sling TV

Published 16 Jul 2021 14:58 CET | Africa, United States

Content distributor to cable and OTT platforms NineTNine has announced its launch of ten linear North African channels in the US on Dish Network's OTT service, Sling TV.  The ...

SuperSport obtains rights to broadcast CAF Champions League Final on 17 July

Published 16 Jul 2021 14:44 CET | Africa

SuperSport said that it will air the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Champions League final between Kaizer Chiefs and Al Ahly on its platforms on 17 July. SuperSport ...

iSAT Africa and SES sign deal to provide 4G in East Africa via O3b mPower

Published 15 Jul 2021 13:05 CET | Africa

Fixed satellite and professional service provider iSAT Africa and SES have signed a three-year partnership to provide people in East Africa with 4G. The LTE service will be ...

DiData plans more investment in South African data centre market

Published 15 Jul 2021 11:34 CET | Africa, South Africa

Dimension Data says it is planning to invest more in the data centre market to expand its infrastructure, as the world sees Africa as the next economic frontier in the ...

OSN selects Comcast for streaming service in MENA

Published 15 Jul 2021 11:25 CET | Africa, Middle East

Comcast Technology has announced that its CloudTV Suite is supplying a back-end platform for pay-TV network OSN's streaming application, providing multi-screen video ...

CMC Networks picks Juniper Networks to provide AI-driven SD-WAN platform

Published 15 Jul 2021 09:15 CET | Africa

Juniper Networks announced that CMC Networks is the first Juniper partner to offer a managed AI-driven SD-WAN platform in Africa. The company said that the network will ...

StarNews Mobile and Culture Genesis agree to distribute All Def Media in Africa

Published 14 Jul 2021 13:09 CET | Africa

Ivorian start-up StarNews Mobile has announced a partnership with Culture Genesis, a black-owned digital platform distributing All Def Comedy and Music channels to over 430 ...

Flutterwave appoints new chief regulatory officer

Published 14 Jul 2021 12:55 CET | Africa

African payments technology company Flutterwave has announced the appointment of Oluwabankole Falade as its new chief regulatory and government relations officer. Flutterwave ...

Afrinic seizes Cloud Innovation IP addresses after injunction bid fails

Published 14 Jul 2021 11:30 CET | Africa

The African Network Information Centre (Afrinic) has confiscated over 6 million IP addresses from China-based network service provider Cloud Innovation, MyBroadband reported. ...

African IXPs grow to 46 in 2020 from 19 in 2012

Published 14 Jul 2021 10:42 CET | Africa

The number of internet exchange points (IXPs) established on the African continent has grown by 58 percent from nineteen in 2012 to 46 in 2020, according to the Internet ...

 

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