The Staff, 5/24/2018
Lidya, a digital financial services platform focused on meeting the needs of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Africa, has raised US$6.9 million in a Series A investment round, believed to be one of the largest in Nigerian tech history.
PRESS RELEASE, 5/24/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Multinational telecoms company Angola Cables has added additional peering points at the following international locations: IX.BR Sao Paulo and Fortaleza, Equinix Ashburn and Miami (formerly NOTA) and NIIX and De-CIX in New York.
PRESS RELEASE, 5/24/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- BUSAN, Republic of Korea -- Korean President Moon Jae-in has committed to sharing Korea's technological and industrial experience with Africa and to help it compete in the 4th Industrial Revolution.
Iain Morris, News Editor, 5/23/2018
South Africa's MTN is using technology from China's Huawei that allows it to share spectrum between 2G, 3G and 4G services, instead of allocating resources entirely to one network.
The Staff, 5/21/2018
Satellite broadband services specialist SatADSL has struck a partnership with Cameroon's national telco Camtel that will result in broadband service availability across the central AFrican country, including rural areas.
Connecting Africa, 5/17/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Buoyed by the growth of African peering communities, NAPAfrica IXP reaches top 15 of the world's largest - proves the crucial role of a strong peering community in building Africa's Internet ecosystem.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2018
Mobile network technology has been developed for developed nations, leaving a lack of affordable mobile coverage solutions for countries with different needs, including those in Africa, argues Emmanuel Lugagne Delpon, senior VP at Orange Labs Networks.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
Digital payment specialist Cellulant, which is already active in 11 African markets, has raised $47.5 million in a Series C round of funding led by The Rise Fund, an investment vehicle managed by growth equity platform TPG Growth.
Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 5/14/2018
Vodacom has reported a 6.3% increase in annual revenues to 86.4 billion South African Rand (US$6.9 billion), ZAR70.6 billion ($5.64 billion) of which came from service revenues.
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