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MTN remains most valuable South African brand according to Brand Finance survey

Published 09 Jul 2020 13:18 CET | Africa, South Africa

MTN says it is has maintained its position as South Africa's most valuable brand in Brand Finance's 2020 Top 50 South African Brands survey released on 08 July, with a brand ...

Vorteil.io inks partnership with Pedion for sub-Saharan Africa region

Published 08 Jul 2020 13:23 CET | Africa

Vorteil.io, a cloud isolation technology, has announced a partnership with Pedion Technologies for the sub-Saharan Africa region. This will enable Pedion Technologies to ...

Zain Group joins global scheme to support disabled people 'The Valuable 500'

Published 07 Jul 2020 21:28 CET | Africa, Middle East

Zain Group has announced its inclusion in The Valuable 500, an international initiative to put disability on the leadership agenda. Zain already has a diversity and inclusion ...

BCP Group and Huawei join forces in Africa

Published 07 Jul 2020 11:25 CET | Africa, Morocco

Morocco's BCP banking Group has partnered with Huawei to provide e-banking and mobile banking services to clients in Africa continent. Under the agreement, the BCP group will ...

Vodacom Business appoints Chime as new MD

Published 07 Jul 2020 09:49 CET | Africa, Nigeria

Vodacom Business (Nigeria) has appointed Valentine Chime as its new managing director for its operations. The operator said Chime joins it from Aruwa Capital, a private ...

Smart home devices market for MEA to fall in H2 amid covid-19, and then rebound - study

Published 06 Jul 2020 09:10 CET | Africa, Middle East

Spending on smart home devices in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is expected to decline 6.0 percent year on year in the second half of this year, but then rebound next ...

Multichoice Nigeria may not renew broadcast rights for EPL, UEFA - report

Published 03 Jul 2020 09:31 CET | Africa, Nigeria

MultiChoice Nigeria says its considering not renewing rights for the English Premier League (EPL) and the UEFA Champions League at the end of the 2020/21 football season, ...

Tech Mahindra appoints Ramachandran as head of MEA

Published 02 Jul 2020 16:44 CET | Africa, Middle East

Tech Mahindra has announced the appointment of Ram Ramachandran as senior Vice President and Head for the Middle East and Africa region. This includes the entire portfolio of ...

MultiChoice joins UN as African media supporter in campaign against Covid-19 misinformation

Published 02 Jul 2020 14:14 CET | Africa

The MultiChoice Group said it has joined the UN as African media supporter in the fight against Covid-19. The group has come on board as an official supporter of the United ...

MVN-X goes live with Cerillion online charging system

Published 01 Jul 2020 11:51 CET | Africa

Cerillion announced the successful implementation of its converged charging system and enterprise product catalogue for MVN-X, the MVNE business unit of Ignition Group, one ...

Tecnotree wins MEA contract worth USD 11 mln over 3 years

Published 01 Jul 2020 11:25 CET | Africa, Middle East

Tecnotree has been awarded a digital transformation project by one of the operators in Middle East and Africa region. The value of the project is about USD 11 million over ...

EMEA external storage systems market fall over 10% in Q1, seen lower until year end

Published 30 Jun 2020 14:11 CET | Africa, Eastern Europe, Europe, Middle East

The worth of the external storage systems market for EMEA declined in the first quarter, down by 10.7 percent year-on-year in US dollar and by 8.1 percent in euros, according ...

Naspers FY revenue rises 23% to USD 22.1 bln

Published 30 Jun 2020 09:47 CET | Africa

Naspers has reported a 23 percent increase in revenue to USD 22.1 billion for the year ended 31 March from USD 19 billion in 2019, driven by e-commerce and growth at Tencent. ...

Vodacom Group appoints interim CFO

Published 29 Jun 2020 11:11 CET | Africa

Vodacom Group has announced the appointment of Sitho Mdlalose as its interim chief financial officer. Mdlalose currently serves as the executive director of finance for ...

Intelsat and Liquid Telecom extend partnership to 2,000 more VSAT terminals

Published 26 Jun 2020 13:33 CET | Africa

Intelsat has announced an extension of its partnership with Liquid Telecom. They have been collaborating for four years by providing Liquid Telecom's VSAT service over ...

Liquid Telecom FY revenue rises 17.5%, supported by South African business

Published 26 Jun 2020 10:21 CET | Africa, South Africa

Liquid Telecom's group revenue rose by 17.5 percent to USD 785.7 million in the year ended 29 February compared with the same period in 2019, driven by strong wholesale data ...

MTN Group claims 100 million active data users

Published 25 Jun 2020 13:34 CET | Africa

MTN Group says it has reached 100 million active data users on its networks in Africa and the Middle East, out of a total base of more than 257 million customers in 21 ...

SES expands African satellite TV household penetration to 35 mln in 2019

Published 25 Jun 2020 10:56 CET | Africa, Ghana, Nigeria

SES has released the results of its annual Satellite Monitor survey, which reveals a steady increase in the penetration of satellite TV in Africa. It shows an increase in ...

Facebook supports African SMBs through economic impact programmes

Published 24 Jun 2020 14:34 CET | Africa

Facebook said that its Economic Impact Programmes will be offered virtually as the platform seeks to equip small businesses with digital marketing skills to help them stay ...

MTN helps develop UN's Covid-19 response platform for Africa

Published 24 Jun 2020 13:31 CET | Africa

MTN Group said it has supported the establishment of the Africa COVID Communications and Information Platform (ACCIP) driven by the United Nations' Economic Commission for ...

MEA PC monitor market suffers slight dip in Q1

Published 24 Jun 2020 10:58 CET | Africa, Middle East

PC monitor shipments to the Middle East and Africa (MEA) declined 1.0 percent year on year (YoY) in Q1 to 1.1 million units, according to the International Data Corporation ...

Naspers warns FY HEPS to drop by 41% amid Covid-19

Published 22 Jun 2020 10:12 CET | Africa

Media and internet group Naspers has warned that its core headline earnings per share (HEPS) for the full year ended 31 March are likely to drop by 10.3-16.3 percent with ...

WATRA seeks to recruit officer to run secretariat

Published 19 Jun 2020 11:19 CET | Africa, Nigeria

The West Africa Telecommunications Regulators Assembly (WATRA) is seeking an executive officer to be based in Abuja, Nigeria, to be responsible for the day-to-day operation ...

StarTimes to add Melody D'Afrique channel

Published 18 Jun 2020 12:48 CET | Africa

StarTimes has announced the launch of the channel 'Melody d'Afrique' on its bouquet. The channel is already available on Canal+ and DTT in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) ...

MTN supports fundraising campaign for UN's Covid-19 response across Africa

Published 17 Jun 2020 14:05 CET | Africa

MTN Group says its supporting the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the World Food Programme (WFP) to help mobilise funds for children and families in Sub-Saharan ...

 

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