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Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda Graduates Its First Class
2014-07-25
Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda announced that its first class in Africa graduated on 24 July, 2014. The ceremony, which took place at the Serena Hotel in Kigali, awarded 22 students with master's degrees in IT.
Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda Graduates Its First Class
Pro AV Manufacturer SmartAVI Expands Global Reach to Africa by Partnering with Technet
2014-07-25
SmartAVI, a provider of professional audio and video integration technologies, announced its collaboration with Technet, based in Kampala, Uganda, to distribute SmartAVI's line of professional and consumer AV solutions.
Pro AV Manufacturer SmartAVI Expands Global Reach to Africa by Partnering with Technet
Orange and Emmaus International launch their 5th African mobile telephone recycling facility in Abidjan
2014-07-23
The fifth mobile collection facility was inaugurated today in Abidjan, the Cote d'Ivoire, in the presence of the Ivoirian Minister for the Environment, Urban Cleanliness and Sustainable Development, Kouadio Remi ALLA...
Orange and Emmaus International launch their 5th African mobile telephone recycling facility in Abidjan
OpenWeb ISP Set to Shake Up the Broadband Market
2014-07-23
OpenWeb CEO Keoma Wright says Hybrid Uncapped will be filling a large gap in the market. Hybrid Uncapped is available in various packages ranging from 50 GB to 200 GB and starting at R299 per month.
OpenWeb ISP Set to Shake Up the Broadband Market
Interactive Alliance advocates creation of call centre association in Nigeria and across Africa
2014-07-22
Christopher Bell, Interactive Intelligence's Channel Manager for Africa has recently called for the creation of a call centre association for Nigeria and other African countries as a way of promoting a standard for call centres.
Interactive Alliance advocates creation of call centre association in Nigeria and across Africa
Viettel's Telecom Joint Venture in Mozambique - Movitel Presented With Mobile Innovations Awards
2014-07-17
Movitel, a joint venture between Vietnamese telecom group Viettel and Mozambique's SPI company, has won the "Best Mobile Innovation Award" in the Mobile Innovations Awards 2014, becoming the first and the only operator...
Viettel's Telecom Joint Venture in Mozambique - Movitel Presented With Mobile Innovations Awards
Orange to improve Internet connectivity in West Africa with first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence
2014-07-16
Orange has opened West Africa's first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence (PoP). The operational launch of this facility, which is located in Abidjan, Cte d\'Ivoire, is set to enhance Internet connectivity in the sub-region...
Orange to improve Internet connectivity in West Africa with first very large-capacity IP Point of Presence
Business Connexion Appoints CEO
2014-07-16
Business Connexion Group announced that Isaac Mophatlane has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect 1 August 2014. He will take over the role of his late brother, Benjamin Mophatlane...
Business Connexion Appoints CEO
Gemalto joins GSMA pan-African mHealth Initiative
2014-07-15
Gemalto, a leader in digital security, provides its support to the GSMA pan-African mHealth Initiative (PAMI), a mobile ecosystem that aims to improve maternal and child health and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa.
Gemalto joins GSMA pan-African mHealth Initiative
1Push Naija Unveiling Internet Broadcasting Platform
2014-07-12
1Push Naija announces the official unveiling of a new and very creative Nigerian based website with a top level quality performance in Internet broadcasting that meets global standard. The platform is a dynamic...
1Push Naija Unveiling Internet Broadcasting Platform
SaferNet Cloud Based Web Filter Launched
2014-07-12
SaferNet is a cloud based, enterprise ready web content filtering platform that allows anyone to control and monitor the internet content allowed on their network and devices. It also protects your network and computers...
SaferNet Cloud Based Web Filter Launched
Is it time for African insurers to review their mobile strategies?
2014-06-24
In a report by Juergen Weiss based on the Gartner 2013 Global CIO survey, it is predicted that by 2015 at least 40 percent of the currently existing insurance-related, customer-facing mobile applications will be abandoned...
Is it time for African insurers to review their mobile strategies?
Angola Cables and DE-CIX Announce Long-Term Partnership for African Continent
2014-06-20
Angola Cables, an Angolan operator of fiber-optic submarine cables, announced a partnership with DE-CIX, the Internet exchange operator headquartered in Frankfurt am Main (Germany). The two companies signed a MoU...
Angola Cables and DE-CIX Announce Long-Term Partnership for African Continent
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa
2014-06-19
Over the next 10 years, online retail will continue to gain popularity in both developed and emerging markets and as a result, logistics companies are set to play a key role in providing vital supply chain management solutions that...
Global E-Tailing 2025: eCommerce and logistics set for growth in Sub Saharan Africa
SanDisk Participates at Africa's First DISTREE Conference to Expand Product Footprint on the Continent
2014-06-19
SanDisk will showcase some of its latest products at Africa's first DISTREE in Kenya, which kicks off today. Africa represents one of the biggest opportunities for the flash giant to broaden its market presence and expand its...
SanDisk Participates at Africa's First DISTREE Conference to Expand Product Footprint on the Continent
Orange and BNP Paribas open new retail mobile banking services in Africa with Orange Money
2014-06-16
Orange and the BNP Paribas group offer retail banking customers in Africa direct access between their BNP Paribas account and their Orange Money account through their mobile phones. This new service is available starting today...
Orange and BNP Paribas open new retail mobile banking services in Africa with Orange Money
Volo Helps ISPs Solve Barriers to Delivering High-Speed Internet Access for the Next Billion
2014-06-05
The entrepreneurs and tech experts that brought you Inveneo announce the launch of their new for-profit start-up, Volo, that is accelerating high-quality broadband Internet access in emerging markets. Built based on years of...
Volo Helps ISPs Solve Barriers to Delivering High-Speed Internet Access for the Next Billion
GeoPoll Unveils First Ever Overnight TV Ratings In African Markets
2014-06-05
GeoPoll, the real-time mobile survey platform, launched its Audience Measurement Service, which offers the first ever daily TV ratings in several African markets. The launch of this service comes just in time for the FIFA World Cup...
GeoPoll Unveils First Ever Overnight TV Ratings In African Markets
Ericsson: Mobile Internet usage to increase at twice the global rate in 5 years in Sub-Saharan Africa
2014-06-04
Ericsson has revealed the scale of the region's ongoing data revolution with traffic growth doubling the past year. The June 2014 Sub-Saharan Africa Ericsson Mobility Report shows that in 2014 phone users accessed 76,000 TB...
Ericsson: Mobile Internet usage to increase at twice the global rate in 5 years in Sub-Saharan Africa
Tigo, Airtel and Zantel to enable mobile money payments between their customers in Tanzania
2014-06-04
Tigo, Airtel and Zantel announced an agreement to allow customers of Tigo, Airtel and Zantel in Tanzania to send money to each other whether using Tigo Pesa, Airtel Money or EzyPesa on their mobile handsets.
Tigo, Airtel and Zantel to enable mobile money payments between their customers in Tanzania
Orange Launches ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 Smartphone Across Africa and Middle East
2014-05-28
Orange has launched the ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 smartphone - an affordable, feature-packed smartphone that will rapidly bring the benefits of the mobile internet to consumers across Africa and the Middle East.
Orange Launches ALCATEL ONETOUCH PIXI 2 Smartphone Across Africa and Middle East
NEC and Tanzania Telecommunications Double Mobile Network Capacity in Key Rural and Island Locations
2014-05-28
NEC announced that is upgrading microwave links on behalf of the Tanzania Telecommunications connecting six key rural and island locations in the country to double mobile network capacity and meet demand from local...
NEC and Tanzania Telecommunications Double Mobile Network Capacity in Key Rural and Island Locations
The 2nd Data for Development challenge in Africa: Orange's big data competition for the scientific community
2014-05-27
After the success of the last challenge in 2013, using the technical data of the mobile network of Orange in Ivory Coast, the next Data for Development (D4D) Challenge will use data sets from Senegal. It will reward the best...
The 2nd Data for Development challenge in Africa: Orange's big data competition for the scientific community
AU - Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched
2014-05-27
An African Union (AU) led Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier Workshop was launched today in Kigali, Rwanda with the aim to foster stakeholder discussions on supporting...
AU - Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched
New map shows the goal of all Africans accessing clean water by 2030 'realistic and achievable'
2014-05-26
A new interactive map, published by the international development charity WaterAid, has been launched online showing that 14 African governments are on course or within touching distance of reaching the historic mark...
New map shows the goal of all Africans accessing clean water by 2030 'realistic and achievable'
Orange launches its third incubator partnership in Africa
2014-05-26
After the CTIC incubator in Senegal and the Ebene project in Mauritius, Orange announced the opening of the first start-up incubator in Niger. Orange Niger and its local partners have helped to set-up CIPMEN...
Orange launches its third incubator partnership in Africa
IOM Pilots Biometric Registration for Displaced People in South Sudan
2014-05-23
IOM has completed a registration of a total of 28,968 internally displaced persons sheltering in two of South Sudan's largest protection of civilian sites in Juba - UN House and Tomping. Biometric technology was incorporated...
IOM Pilots Biometric Registration for Displaced People in South Sudan
Zambian Government and IBM to Provide Improved Access to Life Saving Drugs
2014-05-22
IBM announced a collaboration with the Zambian Ministry of Health to provide citizens with improved access to 200 lifesaving drugs. Supported by the World Bank, the Department for International Development, UNICEF...
Zambian Government and IBM to Provide Improved Access to Life Saving Drugs
Orange launches the 4th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize
2014-05-22
Following on from the success of the past three years, Orange is launching the 2014 edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize. A new category has been introduced for the fourth edition: the "Orange Partner" award...
Orange launches the 4th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize
The 2014 Business Data Loss Survey: Over 50 Pct of Companies Have Lost Data in the Last 12 Months
2014-05-22
The 2014 Business Data Loss Survey uncovers a multitude of significant areas around how companies are protecting their data, and the most prominent data security challenges facing business IT in 2014. One of the defining...
The 2014 Business Data Loss Survey: Over 50 Pct of Companies Have Lost Data in the Last 12 Months
Gemalto selected for Algerian ePassport
2014-05-22
Gemalto announced it has been chosen to provide the Algerian governmental agency "Hotel des Monnaies de la Banque d'Algerie" with its Sealys eCover for ePassports and embedded eTravel software to support the country's...
Gemalto selected for Algerian ePassport
Yahsat Awarded Satcom Africa 'Satellite Operator of the Year' for 2014
2014-05-21
Yahsat, the Middle Eastern satellite service provider, took home the SatCom Star Award for "Satellite Operator of the Year" on their its submission for the award. Yahsat had won the "Most Innovative Product/Service for Africa"...
Yahsat Awarded Satcom Africa 'Satellite Operator of the Year' for 2014
Orange signs an agreement with Africell for the sale of its stake in Orange Uganda
2014-05-19
In the framework of a regular review of its portfolio of assets, today, the Orange Group announced that it has signed an agreement with Africell Holding for the sale of its majority stake in Orange Uganda.
Orange signs an agreement with Africell for the sale of its stake in Orange Uganda
Paul Kagame, Park Geun-hye and Carlos Slim receive World Telecommunication and Information Society Award
2014-05-16
ITU presented the World Telecommunication and Information Society Award to Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Park Geun-hye, President of the Republic of Korea; and Carlos Slim, Chairman, Grupo Carso...
Paul Kagame, Park Geun-hye and Carlos Slim receive World Telecommunication and Information Society Award
Africa Intelligence offers its subscribers a free mobile application
2014-05-13
Africa Intelligence has launched a mobile application for the exclusive use of its subscribers. After having gone 100 percent digital in April 2013, Africa Intelligence is pursuing its development and can now offer its readers...
Africa Intelligence offers its subscribers a free mobile application
SkyVision Strengthens its Commitment to Deliver Superior Telecommunications Solutions in Guinea
2014-05-12
SkyVision Global Networks announced its ongoing commitment to strengthen the telecommunications market in Guinea, by launching the company's new fibre and wireless based services, SkyVision SkyFibre.
SkyVision Strengthens its Commitment to Deliver Superior Telecommunications Solutions in Guinea
Tigo's Business Unit to Develop Fibre and Cable Services
2014-05-12
Tigo Tanzania announced that it has created a "Tigo Business" unit to develop a series of products using high-speed fibre connections to support the needs of the country's large corporate organisations as well as its SMEs.
Tigo's Business Unit to Develop Fibre and Cable Services
KVH Doubles mini-VSAT Broadband Network Capacity in Africa to Support Oil and Gas Industry
2014-05-06
KVH Industries has doubled the capacity of its mini-VSAT Broadband network in the oil- and gas-rich areas off the West African coast, where maritime traffic and customer demands are surging. This additional Ku-band capacity...
KVH Doubles mini-VSAT Broadband Network Capacity in Africa to Support Oil and Gas Industry
Education Seen as Major Remedy to Overcome Slow Customer Adoption of Mobile Money Technology
2014-05-03
Customer adoption is the single biggest inhibitor of the widespread growth of mobile financial services, especially in rural communities, and will be discussed in depth during the 6th annual Mobile Money and Digital Payments Africa...
Education Seen as Major Remedy to Overcome Slow Customer Adoption of Mobile Money Technology
Telkom South Africa Signs Four-Year Managed Services Agreement with Amdocs
2014-05-03
Amdocs and Telkom South Africa have signed a four-year managed services agreement in which Amdocs will provide a converged business support and operations support systems (B/OSS) platform.
Telkom South Africa Signs Four-Year Managed Services Agreement with Amdocs


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