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Namibian govt introduces SIM card registration

Published 30 Mar 2021 09:53 CET | Namibia

The Nambian government passed regulations on 15 March requiring all mobile phone subscribers to register their SIM cards to be able to access communicatioon services, The ...

Telecom Namibia donates computers and faster internet line to school in Okamatapati

Published 24 Mar 2021 14:39 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia (TN) says its narrowing the knowledge and information gap with a recent donation of 10MBPS connection and 2x computers to the Okamatapati Combined ...

MTC awards bursaries worth NAD 574,000 to seven needy students

Published 11 Mar 2021 14:54 CET | Namibia

MTC Namibia has provided NAD 574,000 to seven deprived students pursuing bachelor's degrees in software development, power engineering, computer science, chartered accounting ...

Paratus Namibia signs up Africa Online as first fibre open access customer

Published 05 Mar 2021 11:34 CET | Namibia

Paratus Namibia has announced Africa Online as its first fibre open access client. Paratus aims to share its infrastructure  with licensed operators to provide fibre ...

Telecom Namibia says executive recruitments at advanced stage

Published 23 Feb 2021 10:38 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia's CEO Stanley Shanapinda said that recruitment of key executive positions is at an advanced stage. Applications for these positions closed on 22 December ...

PowerCom builds first 4 of 22 new towers planned for 2021

Published 18 Feb 2021 10:58 CET | Namibia

Namibian ICT infrastructure provider PowerCom has commenced the construction of four new towers, located in Eenghodi, Ncaute, Onkani and Kupferquelle. These are among 22 new ...

Telecom and Paratus ink PPP to connect Namibia to Equiano cable

Published 17 Feb 2021 14:28 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia and Paratus Telecom have announced a Public-Private Partnership to connect the country to Google's new undersea cable between South Africa and Portugal, The ...

MultiChoice Namibia rolls out Showmax Add to Bill offer

Published 10 Feb 2021 14:02 CET | Namibia

Compact Plus, Compact, Access and Family subscribers can add Showmax to their DStv subscription for half the standard Showmax subscription price of NAD 72.50 by also visiting ...

MTC launches customer services with WhatsApp, Webchat, FB messengers

Published 09 Feb 2021 13:47 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has launched Customer Care in The Palm of Your Hands Services, namely WhatsApp for Business, Webchat, and Facebook Direct Messenger. The service is the ...

New Telecom Nambia CEO relates vision for company to staff in web conference

Published 03 Feb 2021 11:34 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia CEO Stanley Shanapinda has commenced the CEO Roadshow 2021 in Windhoek. Under the theme "A new way to a digital future", he told staff that it will no longer ...

MTC plans to list shares on bourse in October

Published 27 Jan 2021 13:21 CET | Namibia

MTC says it will list its share on the bourse in October, although it has until September 2022 to list, The Namibian reported. Minister of Public Enterprises Leon Jooste ...

CRAN appoints Nghikembu as new CEO

Published 25 Jan 2021 10:54 CET | Namibia

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has appointed Emlia Nghikembua as CEO effective 01 January on a five-year contract running to the end of December ...

MTC extends timeline for 100% population coverage to 2023

Published 25 Jan 2021 10:53 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator, MTC said plans to reach 100 percent network coverage nationwide under the 081Every1 project have been dealt with a blow by the Covid-19 pandemic. The USD ...

MTC FY revenue rises 3%, net profit falls 3%

Published 25 Jan 2021 10:43 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC said its revenue increased by 2.7 percent to NAD 2.68 billion for the financial year ended 31 December 2020 compared with 2019. The rise follows the ...

MTC introduces biometrics and AI to protect consumer data

Published 13 Jan 2021 14:27 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has introduced biometrics and artificial intelligence through MTC Verifi to provide consumer data protection. MTC chief commercial officer Melvin Angula ...

Telecom Namibia's new CEO mulls network upgrades, potential infrastructure sharing to boost quality

Published 13 Jan 2021 14:20 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia's newly appointed CEO Stanley Shanapinda intends to use the parastatal organisation's footprint to become a leading telecommunications institution, NewEra ...

Telecom Namibia board appoints board for PowerCom subsidiary

Published 04 Dec 2020 13:59 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has announced the appointment of a new board for its subsidiary PowerCom. The new board members will serve a three-year term, from 26 November to 25 November ...

Televisionsklub and SES extend partnership for German TV distribution of Satelio

Published 01 Dec 2020 15:00 CET | Namibia, South Africa

SES has announced that television viewers in sub-Saharan Africa will be able to continue watching German TV channels offered by Satelio in Namibia and Deukom in South Africa. ...

Paratus selects Star Solutions for virtualized LTE core network

Published 12 Nov 2020 15:57 CET | Namibia

Paratus Africa has selected Star Solutions to supply its Sonata EPC core network platform for deployment in Namibia. With the new equipment, Paratus can leverage the benefits ...

MTC refutes favouritism in tower erection

Published 05 Nov 2020 12:22 CET | Namibia

Namibia operator MTC has refuted allegations of favouritism regarding the erection of network towers and outlined its criteria for setting up the infrastructure, NewEra ...

Telecom Namibia appoints CRAN ex-head Shanapinda as new CEO

Published 29 Oct 2020 11:23 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia (TN) has appointed former Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) CEO Stanley Shanapinda as the new CEO of the operator. Shanapinda returns to ...

MTC invests in rural electrification as part of network expansion

Published 21 Oct 2020 12:30 CET | Namibia

As part of phase 2 started in March, MTC will build another 105 power lines for rural sites, he added. Ekandjo said these power lines are not just meant to provide power to ...

Telecom Namibia donates Covid-19 relief items

Published 12 Oct 2020 13:35 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has donated covid-19 mitigating items worth NAD 100,000 to the ministry of education, arts and culture. The donation is meant for learners at public schools ...

Paratus Namibia FY revenue rises 14% on like-for-like basis, net profit up 101%

Published 02 Oct 2020 11:28 CET | Namibia

Paratus Namibia has announced NAD 431.9 million in revenue and net profit of NAD 25.4 million in the financial year ended 30 June. Revenue was up 14 percent on a twelve-month ...

MultiChoice Namibia launches enhanced decoder notification

Published 28 Sep 2020 10:25 CET | Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia has launched Enhanced Decoder Notification (EDN) functionality, which aims to address communication issues for subscribers and takes the administration ...