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Cameroon fintech firm Maviance obtains USD 3 mln from MFS Africa

Published 13 May 2021 14:17 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon-based financial technology firm Maviance has obtained USD 3 million from the pan-African digital payments hub MFS Africa, which has become a strategic investor. ...

NuRAN raises Orange Cameroon NaaS contract revenue estimate by 50 percent

Published 30 Apr 2021 09:51 CET | Cameroon, Congo, The Democratic Republic of the

NuRAN Wireless said a revised financial analysis of the initial 122 sites to be developed for Orange Cameroon suggests a 50 percent gross revenue increase to approximately ...

Cameroon extends tax payments to MTN mobile money

Published 14 Apr 2021 12:54 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's Directorate General of Taxes (DGI) says taxpayers can now declare and pay their taxes via MTN Cameroon, Business In Cameroon reported. Expected to facilitate tax ...

MTN Cameroon launches 'Indomitable Network' brand campaign

Published 07 Apr 2021 14:25 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced a new brand campaign with the slogan "Unbeatable with MTN, the indomitable network". It highlights coverage, speed and quality of a service ...

Camtel devises strategy to overtake competitors

Published 16 Mar 2021 15:20 CET | Cameroon

State-owned telecom operator Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has announced a plan to become national and sub-regional leader in broadband services and digital ...

NuRAN expands NAAS deal with Orange Cameroon to another 120 sites

Published 12 Mar 2021 14:06 CET | Cameroon

NuRAN Wireless said it has expanded its Network as a Service (NAA) contract with Orange Cameroon to include another 120 sites. The original contract for 122 sites entered ...

ST Digital establishes data centre in Cameroon

Published 10 Feb 2021 10:30 CET | Cameroon

Pan-African technology firm ST Digital has established a Tier III data centre in Douala, Cameroon, ITWeb reported. The Microsoft Cloud Solution provider with operations in ...

Cameroonian government aims to curb separatist attacks on telecoms infrastructure

Published 20 Jan 2021 14:38 CET | Cameroon

Cameroonian authorities say they are on high alert following threats by separatists to sabotage telecommunications infrastructure and disrupt the Total African Nations ...

MTN Cameroon signs mobile money transfer deal with MoneyGram

Published 06 Jan 2021 14:01 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said that its subscribers are now able to receive Moneygram transfers in their mobile money accounts, BusinessIn Cameroon reported. John Gely, head of MoneyGram ...

Orange Cameroon launches 4.75G service

Published 22 Dec 2020 11:10 CET | Cameroon

Orange Cameroon has launched 4.75G service across the country, Nextvame reported. Downloading, streaming, online games and other services will be much faster than on 4G and ...

MTN Cameroon opens new store in Douala

Published 17 Dec 2020 11:24 CET | Cameroon

The service centre will provide access to all MTN Cameroon services, including subscriptions, Sim card identification, Sim swap, mobile money transactions, telephones, modems ...

Central African Republic to Cameroon fibre interconnection faces delay over Covid-19

Published 14 Dec 2020 10:32 CET | Cameroon, Central African Republic

The Central African Republic (CAR) will be connected via a fibre-optic network with Cameroon by the end of July 2021, ITWeb reported. CAR's Minister of Posts and ...

Ceragon Networks wins XOF 1.3 bln Cameroonian contract to supply railway wireless connectivity

Published 30 Nov 2020 10:33 CET | Cameroon

Camrail has selected Israeli firm Ceragon Networks to supply and instal transmission equipment for radio-relay, energy and VHF radio on the Douala-Ngaoundere artery, Business ...

Camtel seeks to recruit mobile airtime agents

Published 27 Nov 2020 11:36 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) is preparing to relaunch its mobile network and is recruiting agents, Agence Ecofin reported, citing information from Investir au ...

Cameroon selects CAMIX for national IXP rollout starting in Yaounde and Douala

Published 03 Nov 2020 14:43 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon Internet Exchange Point (CAMIX) has been contracted to deploy internet exchange points across the country, beginning in Yaounde and Douala, ITWeb reported. Minister ...

MTN Cameroon service revenue grows 5% in first 9 months

Published 30 Oct 2020 13:14 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon's service revenue grew by 4.7 percent in the first nine months to 30 September, achieving further market and value share gains, in a challenging environment as ...

MTN Cameroon opens sixth service centre in Yaounde

Published 27 Oct 2020 11:08 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon said it has opened a new service centre in the Ekie neighbourhood of Yaounde. It is open every day of the week from 09:00 hrs to 20:00 hrs. The store has a VIP ...

Cameroon defers new tax on smartphones and tablets

Published 20 Oct 2020 10:34 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon's President Paul Biya has requested the suspension of a new tax regime that would have compelled consumers to pay a levy equivalent to 33 percent of the cost of any ...

MTN Cameroon supports National Employment Fund recruitment

Published 12 Oct 2020 14:48 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon and the National Employment Fund (NEF) have announced a two-year agreement to improve the quality of human resources and promote employment in Cameroon. MTN will ...

Camtel signs XOF 1.05 bln deal to link universities to Ministry of Higher Education

Published 14 Sep 2020 12:36 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon Telecommunications (Camtel) has reached an agreement with the Ministry of Higher Education to increase internet speed at public universities, establish digital ...

Cameroon loses XAF 6 bln to cybercrime in 2019

Published 21 Aug 2020 09:57 CET | Cameroon

Cameroon lost about XAF 6 billion to cybercrime in 2019,  ITWeb reported, citing a report by the National Agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ANTIC). The ...

Congo opens new phase of Central Africa Backbone project

Published 18 Aug 2020 12:07 CET | Cameroon, Congo

Financed by the African Development Bank, this new phase will consist in building a 347 km section that will link Congo (Ouesso) and Cameroon (Ntam). As reported by ...

Central African countries agree to end mobile roaming charges from 2021

Published 18 Aug 2020 11:24 CET | Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon

Representatives of the Central African economic and monetary community, known as CEMAC, have agreed to implement free roaming across member states from 01 January 2021, ...

MTN Cameroon launches Hope promotion

Published 27 Jul 2020 09:54 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon has announced the launch of the MTN Hope promotion, which will enable its subscribers to earn money to help deal with the socio-economic consequences of the ...

MTN Cameroon makes final adjustments before launching MoMoKash savings and microloan service

Published 24 Jul 2020 12:23 CET | Cameroon

MTN Cameroon is currently its finalising MoMoKash mobile savings and microcredit service, Business in Cameroon reported, citing sources within the company. The source said ...