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Namibian Broadcasting Corporation plans staff cuts, reduces TV airtime

Published 16 Sep 2019 13:19 CET | Namibia

Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) plans to retrench 156 staff and the institution has said that it would probably return to an "end of transmission" era in a last-ditch ...

Huawei sponsors ICT Summit Namibia from 07 to 09 October

Published 13 Sep 2019 10:29 CET | Namibia

Huawei has announced a sponsorship of USD 7,500 towards the cost of hosting the 2019 Namibian ICT Summit from 07 to 09 October, making it a platinum sponsor. Namibian ICT ...

Nimbus seeks approval to take over all of Paratus Namibia

Published 03 Sep 2019 16:33 CET | Namibia

Namibia's Nimbus is seeking approval from shareholders for the implementation of a proposed share swap to give it control of operator Paratus Nambia. The company would ...

Capricorn acquires 30% stake in Paratus Africa group

Published 02 Sep 2019 11:48 CET | Namibia

The Capricorn Investment Group, owner of Bank Windhoek, has bought a 30 percent stake in pan African telecom operator Paratus Africa Group for NAD 252 million, the Namibian ...

Paratus Namibia brings LTE network to Walvis and Swakopmund

Published 07 Aug 2019 11:20 CET | Namibia

Paratus Namibia has announced the completion of the initial phase of its LTE rollout plan with the launch of LTE in Walvisbay and Swakopmund. Paratus has invested in its own ...

WhatsApp dominates messaging traffic in Namibia

Published 06 Aug 2019 11:23 CET | Namibia

Whatsapp accounted for 98 percent of all instant messages sent on MTC's network last year, reports The Namibian. Other applications such as Twitter, Google's Hangouts, ...

Paratus Namibia secures NAD 50 mln through rights issue to fund infrastructure deployment

Published 02 Aug 2019 09:45 CET | Namibia

Paratus Namibia has raised NAD 50 million to continue its infrastructure roll-out. As part of a rights issue, Nimbus Infrastructure has subscribed for 24,398 ordinary shares ...

Telecom Namibia brings telecom services to Impalila Island

Published 24 Jul 2019 17:00 CET | Namibia

The operator deployed 2G/3G mobile equipment to provide mobile voice and data services; Wimax FDD equipment to provide fixed wireless voice and data services; and a ...

Paratus Namibia rolls out fibre services in Gobabis

Published 13 Jun 2019 12:02 CET | Namibia

Paratus Telecom has introduced its fibre packages to Gobabis businesses and residents. Paratus offers capped and uncapped packages starting from NAD 620 for 100Mbps and NAD ...

Paratus launches Mumwe service with converged data pool

Published 10 Jun 2019 11:31 CET | Namibia

Paratus Africa in Namibia has introduced Mumwe, a product with the option to share one data pool with multiple connections. Mumwe, which means "to combine" brings an end to ...

MTC plans to list on stock exchange in July 2020

Published 27 May 2019 11:05 CET | Namibia

MTC Namibia has started the process of listing on the Namibian Stock Exchange and will be the first public enterprise to list on the local bourse, the Namibian reported. MTC ...

MTC commissions towers in villages of Uutsathima, Onamatanga and Ehafo

Published 23 May 2019 12:02 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has commissioned network towers in the villages of Uutsathima, Onamatanga and Ehafo as part of its network expansion. MTC said the installation of more ...

MTC says vandalism at base stations impacts service delivery

Published 23 May 2019 09:54 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has warned that vandalism will have a major impact on its service delivery and called on the public to refrain from entering base transmitter stations ...

Paratus and Dololo collaborate on entrepreneurs incubation hub

Published 07 May 2019 09:50 CET | Namibia

Dololo is developing the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Namibia, to empower future generations by providing spaces and supporting networks that enable entrepreneurs to solve ...

Telecom Namibia launches services in Kavango West region

Published 26 Apr 2019 13:41 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has begun offering services in various parts of the Kavango West Region. It has also opened a new, ultramodern store at Nkurenkuru's Five Season Town Square ...

Telecom Namibia upgrades broadband packages

Published 09 Apr 2019 10:37 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia has upgraded its Speedlink broadband products from 1 April. The company is introducing a minimum download speed of 2 Mbps as the entry-level package ...

MTC board gets 3 more members as plans for listing continue

Published 04 Apr 2019 10:52 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC's board will have seven members after the Cabinet appointed three more. The new appointments are chartered accountant Werner Schuckmann, human resources ...

MTC opens new shop in Opuwo

Published 02 Apr 2019 16:21 CET | Namibia

Namibian operator MTC has opened a new shop for the first time in Opuwo town, bringing to 36 the number of stores operating across the country. The region was hitherto served ...

MultiChoice launches talent factory in Namibia

Published 20 Mar 2019 14:19 CET | Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia has launched the MultiChoice Talent Factory (MTF) online portal, Xinhua reports. The online portal is the third touch point of the initiative following ...

NamPower launches wholesale fibre optic network

Published 19 Mar 2019 11:29 CET | Namibia

Namibian state-owned electricity utility NamPower has launched the Grid Online, a fibre-optic network that will use the firm's existing infrastructure to offer wholesale ...

Paratus plans to spend another NAD 114 mln on infrastructure in 2019

Published 19 Mar 2019 11:17 CET | Namibia

Namibian telecom service provider Paratus Group plans to invest another NAD 114 million in local infrastructure in 2019, New Era reported citing the firm's CEO, Barney ...

MultiChoice Namibia to raise DStv subscription fee

Published 13 Mar 2019 15:48 CET | Namibia

MultiChoice in Namibia has become the third country in Southern Africa to announce its plans to hike DStv subscription fees from April. The announcement comes after ...

FNB Namibia sees surge in digital and mobile banking in 2018

Published 12 Feb 2019 15:12 CET | Namibia

FNB Namibia has revealed that in 2018, the highest number of customer migrations to the FNB Banking App, Online Banking and Cellphone banking for day-to-day banking were ...

CRAN suspends issue of FM licences for 15 months

Published 07 Feb 2019 12:39 CET | Namibia

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has imposed a 15-month suspension on issuing spectrum licenses in the country's FM radio broadcast frequency, The ...

Telecom Namibia to suspend all customers with unpaid bills on 10 February

Published 06 Feb 2019 11:28 CET | Namibia

Telecom Namibia will suspend all overdue service accounts on 10 February and has advised its customers to pay their outstanding bills to avoid this. This will affect mobile ...