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Sonatel's underlying EBITDA up 3.2% in 2017

Published 21 Feb 2018 12:51 CET | Africa, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone

Sonatel posted full year revenues of XOF 972.9 billion for 2017, representing a year-on-year growth of 7.5 percent on a reported basis and 5.3 percent when excluding the ...

Econet Media's Kwese acquires stake in Iflix Africa

Published 21 Feb 2018 11:40 CET | Africa

VoD service Iflix and Econet Media's Kwese announced they have expanded their partnership in sub-Saharan Africa. Kwese has acquired a significant stake in Iflix Africa, which ...

Expereo expands African reach with new cloud acceleration hubs

Published 21 Feb 2018 09:16 CET | Africa

Expereo, a global provider of managed internet network systems, has announced a major data centre expansion into the growing African market. The new Africa Cloud Acceleration ...

Orange increases dividend after rise in 2017 results

Published 21 Feb 2018 08:23 CET | Africa, Europe, France

Orange reported a second consecutive year of revenue and adjusted EBITDA growth in 2017 and increased its operating cash flow for the first time since 2009. The company ...

Maroc Telecom Group FY revenue falls 0.8% to MAD 35 bln

Published 19 Feb 2018 08:46 CET | Africa, Morocco

Maroc Telecom Group's consolidated revenues dropped by 0.8 percent to MAD 34.96 billion at constant exchange rates for the financial year ended 31 December 2017 from MAD ...

Fox Networks Group inks content deal with 20th Century TV Distribution

Published 16 Feb 2018 14:45 CET | Africa

Fox Networks Group (FNG) in Africa and 20th Century Fox Television Distribution have announced an agreement for exclusive premieres and acclaimed series on Fox in Africa. New ...

Iflix inks content deal with Lego

Published 15 Feb 2018 14:04 CET | Africa, Middle East

VoD service Iflix announced it has entered into a major two-year distribution agreement with Lego Systems to add a range of the most popular Lego series to Iflix's library. ...

A24Media to invest USD 1 mln into disruptive, innovative developers

Published 14 Feb 2018 15:48 CET | Africa

A24Media, an African provider of content and aggregation, has announced a USD 1 million Media Technology Investment Fund, aimed at supporting technology developers focused on ...

Canal Plus captures 31.5% audience share in Francophone Africa – study

Published 13 Feb 2018 10:41 CET | Africa

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

Canal Plus acquires Ligue 1 and UEFA football rights for sub-Saharan Africa

Published 09 Feb 2018 09:38 CET | Africa

Canal Plus International has acquired from BeIN Sports the French language rights to show Ligue 1 football matches in sub-Saharan Africa during the six seasons running from ...

Zain Group FY revenue falls 5% to KWD 1 bln, customer base down 1%

Published 07 Feb 2018 16:17 CET | Africa, Middle East

Middle East mobile operator Zain Group saw its revenues decrease by 5 percent in 2017 to KWD 1.03 billion. EBITDA for the period fell 19 percent to KWD 414 million, giving an ...

Millicom organic service revenue up 2% in Q4, sees further growth in 2018

Published 07 Feb 2018 09:15 CET | Africa, Latin America

Millicom maintained its organic growth in Q4, with service revenue up 2.0 percent and EBITDA growing 6.9 percent. The company expects the trend to continue in 2018 and ...

Opera news reaches 1 mln downloads in Africa in first month

Published 07 Feb 2018 08:37 CET | Africa

Opera News, the stand alone news app developed by Opera, has broken the 1 million milestone in Africa less than four weeks. The app, which provides users with easy access to ...

OLX closes Nigerian, Kenyan operations

Published 07 Feb 2018 08:18 CET | Africa, Kenya, Nigeria

Naspers owned OLX, one of Africa's e-commerce platforms, has wound up operations in Nigeria and Kenya, reports Business Insider Sub Saharan Africa (BI SSA) citing sources. ...

Avanti inks partnership deal on digital education in Africa

Published 02 Feb 2018 15:12 CET | Africa

Avanti Communications Group has agreed a partnership with Global Partnership for Education (GPE), an international organisation which ensures children across developing ...

Orange, the CNED team up to distribute educational content on smartphones

Published 02 Feb 2018 15:10 CET | Africa

Orange and the National Distance Learning Centre (CNED) have announced a partnership to facilitate access to educational content on smartphones in Africa. The CNED's content ...

Citrix appoints new area VP for emerging markets

Published 01 Feb 2018 11:35 CET | Africa, Middle East

Citrix Systems announced the appointment of Andy MacDonald as area vice president, emerging markets. Reporting to Sherif Seddik, senior VP and MD Citrix EMEA, he will be ...

MEA IoT spending set to grow 15% in 2018 - study

Published 31 Jan 2018 15:12 CET | Africa, Middle East

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) Internet of Things (IoT) market is set to grow 15 percent in 2018, according to IDC. The research firm's latest forecast shows MEA spending ...

MTN executives meet in Uganda for leadership summit

Published 31 Jan 2018 14:37 CET | Africa, Uganda

The top executives from the MTN Group are in Uganda for the MTN Global Leadership Gathering (GLG), which runs until 31 January, reports the Independent. Uganda is the first ...

NIT signs distribution agreement with ISS for MEA region

Published 31 Jan 2018 14:36 CET | Africa, Middle East

NIT, an Ingram Micro company, announced a new partnership with Intelligent Security Systems (ISS), a provider of video management and video intelligence systems. Under the ...

Vodacom Group revenue rises 6.7% to ZAR 22.6 bln in Q3

Published 31 Jan 2018 09:19 CET | Africa

Vodacom Group revenues increased by 6.7 percent to ZAR 22.6 billion for the quarter to end December, with service revenue up 5.5 percent to ZAR 18.4 billion. The group added ...

MTN Group expects positive FY earnings after losses in 2016

Published 29 Jan 2018 11:22 CET | Africa

MTN Group has issued a trading statement for the year ended 31 December 2017 and says it expects both earnings per share (EPS) and headline earnings per share (HEPS) to be at ...

Rajant selects Minerva to distribute Kinetic Mesh Networks in MEA

Published 26 Jan 2018 15:19 CET | Africa, Middle East, South Africa

Rajant said Minerva will distribute Rajant's Kinetic Mesh wireless networks to companies in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) to solve advanced communications challenges of ...

MTN Group eyes 60 million African mobile money subscribers in 3 to 4 years

Published 24 Jan 2018 10:19 CET | Africa

MTN Group said it aims to increase its mobile money subscribers in Africa from the current 21 million to 60 million in the next three to four years across, reports The ...

Iflix Africa broadcasts Sky serial 'Britannia' exclusively

Published 22 Jan 2018 15:38 CET | Africa

Malaysia-based Iflix, which operates its SVoD service in 25 countries, said that it will be the exclusive online home for Sky's new historical drama serial, 'Britannia'. From ...

 




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