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The Staff, 6/17/2019
Airtel Africa has revealed the price range for its planned IPO on the London Stock Exchange. The operator, a division of Indian telecoms giant Bharti Airtel, has set the range at 80 pence-100 pence per share, which values the operation at between GB pound 3 billion and GB pound 3.62 billion (US$3.79 billion and $4.57 billion), excluding any ...
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PRESS RELEASE, 6/17/2019
PRESS RELEASE -- Nokia today announced inter-connect carrier Gulf Bridge International (GBI) will use the Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution to offer their enterprise customers optimized connectivity between branches and private and public clouds. Customers within GBI's 26+ country presence can reduce their operational overhead with the new service. This ...
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 6/14/2019
Ooredoo Algeria has taken the first step towards next-generation networks with the successful deployment of what it claims is North Africa's first virtualized mobile gateway.
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The Staff, 6/13/2019
Global ICT giant IBM has announced the expansion of its quantum computing efforts to Africa in a new collaboration with the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) in South Africa.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 6/12/2019
Naspers-owned payments company PayU has acquired Turkish fintech startup Iyzico for US$165 million. The acquisition is the latest in a series of deals that has seen PayU splash more than $500 million on fintech investments and M&A.
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 6/11/2019
Huawei will not leave any of its South African telco customers "vulnerable in any way," the embattled Chinese vendor has told Connecting Africa. The commitment comes as the world's largest telecoms gear-maker, and the second-largest global smartphone seller, continues to push forward with its 5G plans in Africa despite ongoing business and political ...
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Paula Gilbert, Editor, Connecting Africa, 6/10/2019
MTN is bringing artificial intelligence (AI) into its Mobile Money (MoMo) service and has launched what it is calling Africa's first Mobile Money chatbot.
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Connecting Africa, 6/7/2019
Investment in artificial intelligence (AI) in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is predicted to grow 42.5% year-on-year in 2019, to more than $290 million, according to the latest forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC).
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Tom Jackson, 6/6/2019
As with other forms of technology, Africa is relatively late to the party when it comes to cloud computing. Now, however, adoption is soaring.
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Steve McCaffery, President, International Sales & Managing Director IBO, Arris, 1/3/2019
South Africans have the world's highest expectations for connectivity.
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