News & Views
Content posted in September 2017
Taking a Parallel Approach to SDN & NFV
Connecting Africa News 9/21/2017 Post a comment
It's not too early for Africa's network operators to be thinking about how the implementation of SDN and NFV capabilities can deliver efficiency gains and make them more agile service providers.
AfricaCom: The 20th Anniversary
Connecting Africa Video 9/14/2017 Post a comment
THE PLACE TO SHAPE AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE. Anyone who's anyone in African telecoms and technology will be at AfricaCom 2017, 7-9 November, at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa. You should be too. Three days of thought-provoking content and amazing tech. It's the place to get deals done.
Upskilling with Uber: Loic Amado, General Manager East Africa
Connecting Africa Video 9/13/2017 Post a comment
East Africa Com was proud to welcome Uber's General Manager for East Africa, Loic Amado. We caught up with Loic to chat about how Uber is upskilling their driver-partners, how to successfully launch in Africa and the transformational impact of digital communications.
SA's Blue Label Telecoms is expecting to bounce back from last year's losses related to its investment in Cell C but is now predicting an earnings knock from its WiConnect business.
Safaricom is still extremely dominant when it comes to Kenya's mobile money market, but its overall mobile customer market share declined slightly in the first quarter of 2020.
Econet Wireless is rolling out Zimbabwe's first 3G smart feature phone, powered by the KaiOS mobile operating system.
MTN is once again shuffling around its CEOs with leadership changes at its operations in Cameroon, Benin and Liberia.
MTN has launched 5G across 100 sites in South Africa and made some big promises about its future rollout if it gets access to the spectrum it needs.
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide insights into the final day of AfricaCom 2019 and a ...
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert chats about key topics from day two at AfricaCom 2019, including 4G vs. 5G, Liquid Telecom's new fiber link ...
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide their insights into topics such as spectrum ...
Connecting Africa editor Paula Gilbert discusses the key trends in Africa's ICT sector, including the fourth industrial revolution and digital ...
AfricaCom TV caught up with Herman Singh, MTN's Group Chief Digital Officer, during the 20th anniversary event. Singh discussed the role of mobile ...
More Industry Announcements
- Nokia and Djezzy implement ultra-high network capacity technology in Algeria
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
- Vodacom Business and Microsoft SA partner to deliver a Digital Education Platform
Johannesburg, Tuesday, June 23, 2020
- Safaricom launches an M-Pesa for business app
Thursday, June 18, 2020
- African Telecommunications Union and Ericsson sign MoU to accelerate growth of ICT in Africa
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
- Registrations open for fully virtual West Africa Com 2020 event
Friday, June 5, 2020
- The 17th Annual East Africa Com is going virtual for 2020
Thursday, June 4, 2020
- Orange Money opens remittance corridors from France to Burkina Faso and Morocco
Paris , Tuesday, May 26, 2020
CodeSpace is a South African organization, based in Cape Town, providing young people with the skills to excel in technology careers. We caught up with the founder Emma Dicks to find out ...
The largest population growth globally is happening in Africa and innovation in agriculture is, without a doubt, an important tool to tackle food security for the rapidly growing population.
Gender-responsive policy is critical for Africa and involves the integration of gender in ICT-related strategies, policies, plans and budgets, with clear gender-equality targets. So says ...
The way in which banking and travel have embraced technology has created a "digital first" approach for people across the world. Whether it is booking flights or transferring money, many ...
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At the recent AfricaCom event in Cape Town we spoke to Chafic Traboulsi, head of networks for Ericsson, Middle East and Africa, about the ...
Avanti Country Manager and Sales Director for Southern Africa, Brenden Pronk, discusses the latest development at Avanti and calls for the ...
Parallel Wireless's Christoph Fitih shared how the company's 2G/3G/4G/5G software-enabled Open Network solution is helping telcos in Africa deploy ...
This new video will inspire companies to reimagine their business for success in a world where connectivity is more than a commodity.
SPONSORED VIDEO: Kontron's Luc-Yves Pagal Vinette discusses software-defined networking (SDN) in developing markets and how Kontron is ...