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Evolving Systems wins 3 customer contracts in South Asia and Africa

Published 25 Jun 2018 17:40 CET | Africa, Asia

Evolving Systems announced that it won three new customer contracts, underling its focus on managed services to help carriers with their customer engagement platforms. The ...

StarTimes seals new WTCR TV deal for sub-Saharan Africa

Published 25 Jun 2018 10:07 CET | Africa

StarTimes has signed an agreement with promoter Eurosport Events under which the WTCR- FIA World Touring Car Cup presented by Ooscaro will be shown on television in ...

Opera News reaches 10 mln users in Africa thanks to World Cup features

Published 22 Jun 2018 13:58 CET | Africa

Opera News has reached 10 million downloads in Africa in less than six months since its launch in January 2018. There was a spike in downloads after its recent update ...

Itel rolls out Android Go smartphones across Africa

Published 21 Jun 2018 12:28 CET | Africa

Itel announced the launch of its first three smartphones on Android Go in Africa, the Itel P32, A32F and A15. Android Goo offers a smooth and fast experience tailored to ...

Truecaller exploring digital payment space in sub-Saharan Africa

Published 20 Jun 2018 10:43 CET | Africa

Truecaller is exploring investment opportunities in the digital payment space of sub-Saharan Africa, with a particular emphasis on West Arica and Ghana, where the user base ...

Infinix Note 5 set to launch in Middle East and Africa

Published 20 Jun 2018 09:56 CET | Africa, Middle East

Infinix has announced plans to launch its latest Infinix Note 5 in the in the Middle East and Africa on 24 June. Infinix will partner with Google to deliver a "Beyond ...

Eaton Towers shelves plans for Johannesburg, London listing - report

Published 19 Jun 2018 10:05 CET | Africa

African telecommunications company Eaton Towers has decided to postpone an initial public offering on concern that market conditions are hurting valuations, Bloomberg ...

WorldRemit inks advertising deal with Kwese Sports

Published 19 Jun 2018 08:59 CET | Africa

WorldRemit has signed a deal with African broadcaster Kwese TV to see the money transfer service feature on Kwese's sports content platform, Kwese Sports, during the FIFA ...

Orange partners with multimedia news provider Jeune Afrique in Francophone Africa

Published 18 Jun 2018 11:50 CET | Africa

Orange announced a partnership with the Jeune Afrique media group covering ten countries in Francophone Africa (Marocco, Tunisia, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, ...

EMEA smartphone sales reached 86.52 million in Q1 - IDC

Published 15 Jun 2018 12:06 CET | Africa, Europe, Middle East

The EMEA smartphone market registered some stability in Q1 2018 in unit terms, with its value surpassing its previous Q1 record from Q1 2015, according to IDC. Total unit ...

Techno Brain partners with Microsoft for mobile agricultural information platform

Published 15 Jun 2018 11:01 CET | Africa, Malawi, Tanzania, United Republic of

Techno Brain has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to launch a Digital Agriculture Platform in Africa to help farmers improve crop yields and increase income. The products ...

Kenya's Equity Bank inks deal to launch Alipay, WeChat in East Africa

Published 15 Jun 2018 09:35 CET | Africa

Kenya-based regional financial institution Equity Bank and Singapore-based online payment company Red Dot Payment have inked an agreement to introduce Alipay and WeChat Pay ...

Dark Fibre Africa selects APPSolve to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Services for ERP

Published 14 Jun 2018 10:52 CET | Africa

Connectivity provider Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) has partnered with APPSolve to implement Oracle Fusion Cloud Services as its new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platform. ...

Africa's mobile market remains flat at 52.1 mln in Q1

Published 11 Jun 2018 18:12 CET | Africa

Africa's overall mobile phone market remained flat in the first quarter although smartphone shipments declined for the second successive quarter, according to the latest ...

Kwese to broadcast all World Cup matches on pay-TV and half of them on free-to-air service

Published 08 Jun 2018 14:31 CET | Africa

Kwese TV said it will broadcast all 64 FIFA World Cup men's football matches in the tournament from 14 June to 15 July on its pay-TV service, including the group stages, ...

Trend Micro partners with Obscure on training

Published 07 Jun 2018 10:49 CET | Africa

Trend Micro has named Obscure Technologies as its accredited training partner in Sub-Saharan Africa. Obscure will provide training on the installation, use and operation of ...

Ruckus supplies equipment for Google Wi-Fi hotspots in southern and western Africa

Published 07 Jun 2018 10:46 CET | Africa

Ruckus Networks said that its technology will be used in Google Station Wi-Fi hotspots in Southern and Western parts of Africa, reports ITWeb. As part of its deal with ...

Demand for PC devices declines in MEA in Q1 as tablet sales fall

Published 07 Jun 2018 10:37 CET | Africa, Middle East

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined by 5.3 percent year on ...

AfDB, Facebook, Microsoft, Rockefeller Foundation run coding for employment programme

Published 06 Jun 2018 15:18 CET | Africa, Rwanda

The African Development Bank (AfDB) along with The Rockefeller Foundation, Microsoft and Facebook, have launched the Coding for Employment Programme at the African Innovation ...

MultiChoice Africa makes management changes

Published 06 Jun 2018 11:31 CET | Africa

MultiChoice Africa has announced two executive appointments. Stephen Isaboke, the current East Africa Regional Director and acting for West Africa, has been appointed as ...

Intelsat joins Smart Africa broadband and ICT expansion project

Published 05 Jun 2018 15:46 CET | Africa

Intelsat has announced that it has joined Smart Africa to accelerate digital transitional on the continent. Smart Africa aims to speed up sustainable socioeconomic ...

Seacom upgrades subsea cable system to 1.5 Tbps

Published 05 Jun 2018 13:43 CET | Africa

Seacom said it upgraded the key submarine network system from its Southern and Eastern African coastline landings into Europe at a total capacity of 1.5 Tbps. The current ...

Ericsson names Wahby as head of West Africa

Published 05 Jun 2018 13:40 CET | Africa

Ericsson has announced the appointment of Nora Wahby as Head of Ericsson West Africa. Wahby will oversee Ericsson's business within this geographic region, holding ...

MTN launches volunteerism programme

Published 04 Jun 2018 12:46 CET | Africa

To amplify this year's programme, MTN will also hold a career day across all its operations on the same day – a feat it has never attempted before. MTN offices will host ...

OpenWay launches money transfer platform in Africa

Published 04 Jun 2018 12:18 CET | Africa

Orobo, the newly-launched money transfer platform from Saana Holdings, is opening up cross- border remittance and bill-payments into Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Serria-Leone and ...

 

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