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Can SA telcos win the financial services race?
Can SA telcos win the financial services race?Article

The high levels of unhappiness among telco customers could throw a major spanner in the works of their foray into financial services...

Diana Miguel 7 May 2021

Best and worst network providers in SA revealed
Best and worst network providers in SA revealedArticle

The Telco Sentiment Index reveals that some telcos received significantly more negativity than others in 2020 while customer service is an industry-wide issue...

24 Mar 2021

What we learned building a digital sales expert for a major bank
What we learned building a digital sales expert for a major bankArticle

Few industries have been as radically transformed by technology over the past few years as banking...

Ryan Falkenberg 15 Sep 2020

#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19
#YouthMonth: Data prices and education during Covid-19Article

The novel coronavirus has plunged the world into a host of social and economic difficulties. One of which is the fact that studying and working from home in a seamless, comfortable and effective manner, is a privilege very few possess...

Tasia Matlala 29 May 2020

The impact of Covid-19 on tech investing
The impact of Covid-19 on tech investingArticle

One of the positive impacts of Covid-19 on the global economy is that it is accelerating the pace of digital transformation within public and private organisations...

Gavin Reardon 7 May 2020

Mobax signs key agreement with Radwin as South Africa looks towards the gig economy
Mobax signs key agreement with Radwin as South Africa looks towards the gig economyArticle

Mobax has recently signed a key partnership agreement with Radwin to roll out Radwin's comprehensive portfolio of Point-to-Multipoint and Point-to-Point wireless broadband solutions to its extensive base of telecommunication network operators and corporate clients...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 28 Mar 2020

#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?
#BizTrends2020: What does the African mobile consumer really want for the new decade?Article

The start of this new decade marks almost 10 years since the smartphone entered Africa...

Lynette Hundermark 3 Feb 2020

Kenya is one of Africa's success stories. Image source: Getty/Gallo
Balancing the risks and opportunities on the African continentArticle

It would be remiss to paint the African continent with one brush as many countries are at varying stages of their own macro and political cycles...

Danesh Ranchhod 16 Jan 2020

Gender diversity in the telecoms industry makes solid business sense
Gender diversity in the telecoms industry makes solid business senseArticle

Time and again it has been proven that companies that foster gender diversity at board, executive and employee levels outperform and produce greater value for their shareholders than homogeneous companies...

Sonwabise Sebata 3 Dec 2019

The rise of e-gaming
The rise of e-gamingArticle

With fibre and internet access becoming more and more accessible in the country, we have started to tap into gaming communities around the world. Brands and businesses are noticing this trend, leading to increased investment into this platform...

Prince Ndlovu 3 Apr 2019

Charting a new course for Africa's economic prosperity
Charting a new course for Africa's economic prosperityArticle

The telecommunications industry is at a cross-road of innovation. It has a major role to play but needs to renew its business model...

31 Jan 2019

Deloitte Global releases TMT Predictions for 2019
Deloitte Global releases TMT Predictions for 2019Article

Deloitte Global's annual TMT Predictions provide an outlook on key trends in the technology, media, and telecommunications industry sectors worldwide...

21 Jan 2019

Innovation labs in Africa have doubled
Innovation labs in Africa have doubledArticle

The African tech hubs pioneering innovation: How digital transformation can drive growth and job creation across emerging economies...

15 Jun 2018

Internet restored to Somalia
Internet restored to SomaliaArticle

The Federal Government of Somalia has successfully restored internet and data services to South and Central Somalia...

2 Aug 2017

What the Nigeria PR report tells us about doing business in Nigeria
What the Nigeria PR report tells us about doing business in NigeriaArticle

The trends, challenges and prospects of the Nigerian public relations industry, as outlined in the recent Nigerian PR Report...

Gbenga Joseph Sogbaike 19 Jun 2017

Using fintech to reach Africa's low-income earners
Using fintech to reach Africa's low-income earnersArticle

The widespread reach of digital technology across Africa has spurred solutions that aim to disrupt those traditional models and accelerate financial inclusion...

4 May 2017

Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlist
Local innovators crack Equal Rating challenge shortlistArticle

Five semi-finalists have been chosen to progress to the next phase of Mozilla's $250,000 Equal Rating Innovation Challenge...

Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Jan 2017

Customers will share a good story, use technology to drive this
Customers will share a good story, use technology to drive thisArticle

Chantel Nimb at Oracle South Africa shares her experiences with good and bad customer service and points out that South African business need to give their customers good stories, worth sharing. Technology can assist this process...

Chantel Nimb 26 Oct 2016

More Rwandans go digital as rate of poverty drops
More Rwandans go digital as rate of poverty dropsArticle

The number of Rwandans owning a mobile phone has increased from 6.2 per cent of the country's total population in 2000 to 63.6 per cent in 2014 as poverty dropped to 39 per cent, the fourth Integrated Household Living Survey...

Kenneth Agutamba 16 Sep 2015

Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annually
Mobile money transactions worth N5bn annuallyArticle

The Director, Banking Supervision of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dipo Fatokun, on Sunday said that the nation's transactions in mobile money was worth N5 billion annually...

15 Jun 2015

Court rules mobile money in Uganda illegal
Court rules mobile money in Uganda illegalArticle

A Ugandan Court has pronounced that mobile money business operated by the five major telecommunication companies in the country is illegal...

Lilian Mutegi 8 Jun 2015

Deal reached to end crippling Nigeria fuel crisis
Deal reached to end crippling Nigeria fuel crisisArticle

ABUJA - Agreement was reached on Monday to end a crippling fuel crisis in Nigeria that had left the country at a virtual standstill just days before a new government is installed...

26 May 2015

Workonline supports African entrepreneurs through sponsorship
Workonline supports African entrepreneurs through sponsorshipArticle

Workonline Communications has agreed to sponsor high-speed connectivity delivered over their metropolitan fibre network for an innovative South African company, Cape Town Garage...

23 Apr 2015

Africa set to lead growth in mobile
Africa set to lead growth in mobileArticle

International research firm Frost & Sullivan predicts sub-Saharan Africa will over the next seven years experience the fastest growth in mobile usage globally...

8 Jan 2015

Gemalto's African mobile marketing win-win plan
Gemalto's African mobile marketing win-win planArticle

If your African mobile marketing plan comprises mass messages not tailored to specific areas, people or times, you're off to a poor start. Nadia Gonzalez, vice president of mobile marketing for Gemalto, reveals the secrets to getting it right...

Leigh Andrews 25 Nov 2014

MTN bumps up its loan facilities
MTN bumps up its loan facilitiesArticle

Major telecommunications company MTN has dramatically increased its borrowing ability‚ fuelling analysts' speculation that an acquisition may be on the cards.

Samuel Mungadze 17 Sep 2014

Partnerships essential for cloud services in Africa
Partnerships essential for cloud services in AfricaArticle

Cloud services and content aggregation company, Pamoja, states that partnerships are essential if a cloud services ecosystem is to be entrenched and thrive in Africa...

15 Aug 2014

India's Bharti makes $184m in three months
India's Bharti makes $184m in three monthsArticle

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's top mobile phone firm, Bharti Airtel, reported almost 61% increase in profits - compared with last year - helped by less competition and a wider customer base.

31 Jul 2014

Africa foremost in cellphone subscriber growth
Africa foremost in cellphone subscriber growthArticle

African mobile network operators continue to offer growth and dividend yield investment opportunities‚ according to Old Mutual Investment Group fund manager of African equities Cavan Osborne.

Thabiso Mochiko 2 May 2014

Fortune Global 100 Companies' followers more influential than average twitter users
Fortune Global 100 Companies' followers more influential than average twitter usersArticle

StatSocial collected data in Q3 and Q4 2013, based on followers of the largest Twitter account from each of the Fortune Global 100 companies, which indicated that these twitter followers are more connected and influential than average twitter users.

28 Mar 2014

Increased voice, data service rates for Ghanaians
Increased voice, data service rates for GhanaiansArticle

Ghanaians are experiencing increased rates on voice and data services from some telecommunication companies due to the rise in taxes by the government, reports Modern Ghana.

17 Jan 2014

Inaugural MEF Connects for mobile industry leaders
Inaugural MEF Connects for mobile industry leadersArticle

MEF, the global community for mobile content and commerce, have announced the inaugural MEF Connects Kenya event for mobile industry leaders in Kenya. The pan-African business partnering event will be held at the Sankara Hotel on the fringes of East Africa Com on Wednesday, 22 May 2013.

20 May 2013

Conference brings IPTV to South Africa
Conference brings IPTV to South AfricaArticle

In the near future, South Africans may consult their medical doctors through their television sets at home, by using an internet-based technology called Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), says International Telecommunication Union (ITU) co-ordinator, Masahito Kawamori, who was in Johannesburg for the IPTV Conference.

Shamin Chibba 13 May 2013

Pamoja heads to EA, launches in KenyaArticle

Further to its plan of establishing a premier cloud services marketplace for Africa, SEACOM's Pamoja cloud services business has been officially launched in the strategic East African market of Kenya.

17 Apr 2013

MTN's head is now in 'the clouds'
MTN's head is now in 'the clouds'Article

MTN will go live with its bouquet of cloud services aimed at small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) this month‚ following a trial period in six of its major markets across Africa‚ the company said on Tuesday (9 April).

Zeenat Moorad 11 Apr 2013

Pamoja launches vision to cultivate cloud services market for AfricaArticle

In what is a step closer to establishing a premier cloud services marketplace for Africa, Pamoja, the cloud services business unit of Pan-African ICT enabler SEACOM, has launched its go-to-market strategy to partners and customers at a presentation recently held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

18 Mar 2013

End-to-end ICT is vital for growth in Africa
End-to-end ICT is vital for growth in AfricaArticle

Information communication technology (ICT) opens up a huge range of potential in the business environment, delivering integrated solutions that actively enable the modern business. Previously disparate tools such as voice, mobility, video, broadcasting and data have merged to deliver powerful enterprise solutions that enable organisations to compete on a global scale, all driven by connectivity.

Mark van Vuuren 13 Feb 2013

Mobile Banking SA Conference to address untapped opportunities outside the formal banking sectorArticle

The Mobile Banking Southern Africa Conference taking place 13-14 March 2013 in Johannesburg will focus on why financial institutions cannot afford to lag behind with development of mobile banking products that service over 27% of South Africans that are unbanked and the 10% that are under-banked.

Issued by Trade Conferences International 27 Nov 2012

Africa's first vendor neutral satellite earth station soon completedArticle

Teraco Data Environments, South Africa's first provider of vendor neutral data centres, has announced the launch of Africa's first vendor neutral satellite earth station. The station, which effectively positions Teraco as the most connected data centre in Africa, is due to be completed in March 2013.

14 Nov 2012

Telkom Business secured as a platinum solution provider of IT Leaders West Africa Summit
Telkom Business secured as a platinum solution provider of IT Leaders West Africa SummitArticle

The annual IT Leaders West Africa Summit will take place from 28 to 29 November 2012 in the heart of Ghana's esteemed capital city, Accra. The summit is produced by international business-to-business conferencing company, Kinetic Events; key strategic information providers to the IT and telecoms sector within Africa.

Issued by Kinetic Events 2 Nov 2012

Global report names Rwanda most dynamic in ICTArticle

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) 2012 report has named Rwanda among the top six developing countries in the world that are the most dynamic performers in ICT development.

Fred Buteera 15 Oct 2012

Gregory Gondwe
'Spy machine' has great potential of abuse, says courtArticle

The High Court in Blantyre on Friday, 21 September 2012, ruled that the Consolidated ICT Regulatory Management Systems (CIRMS) dubbed the 'spy machine', has the potential to be abused as it has the capability to eavesdrop into people's conversations, emails and text messages.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 25 Sep 2012

Gregory Gondwe
Feud exposes Malawi's telecommunication gapsArticle

A feud that has ensued between the Malawi Communication Regulatory Authority (MACRA) and Professor Mathews Chikaonda, chairperson of both Telekom Networks Malawi Limited (TNM) and Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) has exposed glaring gaps in the telecommunication industry.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 13 Aug 2012

Sheer Publishing's northward push paying offArticle

Joburg's Sheer Publishing began an expansion in 2011 northwards into Africa and is making headway in educating and empowering songwriters in both East and West Africa. The investment that the company made is already paying dividends.

5 Mar 2012

MALSWITCH rebrands
MALSWITCH rebrandsArticle

Malawi Switch Center Limited (MALSWITCH) which provides and maintains an infrastructure of electronic payment solutions in Malawi, including the system used by the country mobile phone service providers, has rebranded.

Gregory Gondwe: @Kalipochi 16 Feb 2012

Young Global Leaders use mobile telephony to tackle poverty
Young Global Leaders use mobile telephony to tackle povertyArticle

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND: A group of Young Global Leaders will pilot a non-profit initiative this spring, which aims to give the 1 billion mobile phone users living in poverty access to educational phone apps.

1 Feb 2012

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