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Africa's smartphone market grows 4.4% to 21.7 mln in Q3

Published 13 Dec 2017 10:51 CET | Africa

Africa's smartphone market recovered from two consecutive declines to post quarter-on-quarter growth of 4.4 percent in the third qwuarter, according to the latest data from ...

Vivendi Africa deploys Netcracker OSS for service management

Published 13 Dec 2017 08:48 CET | Africa

Netracker Technology announced that its OSS suite was selected and deployed to support the growth strategy of Group Vivendi Africa (GVA). GVA is a newly formed affiliate of ...

Microsoft launches productivity and collaboration App in Africa

Published 12 Dec 2017 12:28 CET | Africa

Microsoft has launched Kaizala, a mobile app designed for large group communication, work management, reporting and analytics, integrated with Office 365 in Africa. Sebuh ...

Airtel Africa denies exit reports for Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania

Published 12 Dec 2017 11:50 CET | Africa

Airtel Africa has dismissed reports that the operator is looking at exiting Kenya, Rwanda and Tanzania. In a statement, Airtel termed the reports as completely incorrect, ...

IBM ties up with Moroccan fertiliser firm OCP to provide tailored digital services

Published 11 Dec 2017 13:17 CET | Africa, Morocco, South Africa

Morocco-based OCP Group has collaborated with IBM to provide digital and IT services in sectors ranging from agriculture to industry throughout Africa, reports ITWeb. OCP ...

SuperSport renews South African football media rights deal for sub-Saharan Africa

Published 11 Dec 2017 11:10 CET | Africa

South Africa's Premier Soccer League (PSL) has announced that pay-TV channel SuperSport has won the bid to renew its media rights for Sub-Saharan Africa for five years from ...

Huawei to launch app store in Africa

Published 08 Dec 2017 10:39 CET | Africa

Huawei has announced that it will launch a localised app store in Africa, which will come already installed on Huawei devices and will include a variety of content. Huawei ...

StarTimes inks health deal with UNAIDS

Published 07 Dec 2017 15:03 CET | Africa

The first concrete action of this cooperation was realized on World AIDS Day where StarTimes broadcasted UNAIDS HIV prevention content across the pay television's African ...

Hitachi Vantara appoints new East Africa regional director

Published 07 Dec 2017 14:55 CET | Africa

Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has appointed Wycliffe Selebwa as East Africa Regional Director. In his new role, Selebwa is tasked with working ...

DStv, Eutelsat launch Star Awards for African students

Published 05 Dec 2017 17:04 CET | Africa

The 2017 DStv Eutelsat Star Awards competition has been launched. This is the seventh edition of the competition for students from secondary or combined schools in Africa, ...

African Union ministers discuss digitisation and cyber-security

Published 04 Dec 2017 09:34 CET | Africa, Ethiopia

Ministers in charge of ICT and postal services have declared digitisation a priority for Africa, Newsghana reported. At a two-day African Union meeting of the Specialised ...

Africa Channel launches Demand Africa VoD globally

Published 30 Nov 2017 10:15 CET | Africa, World

The Africa Channel has introduced Demand Africa, a new SVOD service targeted at the African diaspora in the US and around the world, reports Broadbandtvnews. The OTT service ...

Lycatel to support Azur's operations in Congo, Gabon and Central African Republic

Published 29 Nov 2017 10:01 CET | Africa, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon

Lycamobile parent Lycatel has signed a partnership agreement with Bahrain's Bintel, which trades under the Azur brand, to provide operational and financial support in the ...

IHS Towers, Helios Towers Africa, Easton mull 2018 IPOs - report

Published 28 Nov 2017 13:14 CET | Africa

Three of Africa's largest telecommunication towers companies plan to pursue share sales in either London or New York in early 2018, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar ...

Attivo Networks inks cyber security software partnership with Networks Unlimited

Published 28 Nov 2017 09:33 CET | Africa

Attivo Networks has announced a strategic partnership with Networks Unlimited, Africa's value-added distributor. With this distribution partnership, Attivo Networks and ...

NTT Com expands Nexcenter data center service to Africa with Internet Solutions

Published 28 Nov 2017 07:51 CET | Africa, South Africa

NTT Communications (NTT Com), the data and IP services arm of NTT Group, has signed a partnership deal with pan-African telecommunications services provider Internet ...

Interswitch appoints Olisa as chairman

Published 27 Nov 2017 11:14 CET | Africa

Digital payments and commerce company Interswitch has announced the appointment of Kenneth Olisa as its new chairman, succeeding Adedotun Sulaiman, reports ...

Cambium Networks selects BeIP as new distributor

Published 27 Nov 2017 10:09 CET | Africa, France

Cambium Networks announced a new distribution agreement with France-based security specialist BeIP which will further expand its presence across Europe and Africa. Under the ...

TransferTo appoints Diallo to lead expansion in Africa

Published 22 Nov 2017 10:24 CET | Africa

TransferTo has appointed Djibril Diallo as VP Business Development to head operations in West and Central Africa. Diallo has spent the last three years heading mobile ...

Liquid Telecom raises USD 180 mln in tap sale to repay loan, fund expansion

Published 20 Nov 2017 09:45 CET | Africa

Liquid Telecom has closed a fund raising round intended to help reduce the firm's debts and invest in infrastructure in Africa, Business Daily reported. It raised USD 180 ...

NIT signs distribution deal with Dell EMC for MEA region

Published 16 Nov 2017 12:31 CET | Africa, Middle East

NIT, an Ingram Micro company and regional value-added distributor of IP surveillance and physical security products in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region, announced ...

Truecaller launches SDK for African developers

Published 15 Nov 2017 11:13 CET | Africa

Call ID app Truecaller has announced plans to expand in Africa, reports ITnewsafrica. Priyam Bose, the company's Director and Head of Worldwide Developer Relations, announced ...

Kwese TV inks deal for TV One content

Published 15 Nov 2017 10:45 CET | Africa

African satellite TV network Kwese, part of Econet Media, has inked an exclusive broadcast deal that will see the addition of TV One content to its programming across the ...

PesaPal targets small businesses with mobile POS platform

Published 14 Nov 2017 16:26 CET | Africa

Electronic payments firm PesaPal has launched mobile point of sale devices into the East African market as it targets small businesses that typically find it hard to accept ...

Smile Communications partners MediaTek on VoLTE phones

Published 14 Nov 2017 16:18 CET | Africa

Smile Communications has revealed plans to bring the latest VoLTE smartphones to customers in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The ...

 

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