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Orange in Talks to Enter Ethiopia
Iain Morris 6/24/2019 1 comment
French telecom incumbent may expand its African footprint by acquiring a stake in Ethio Telecom or snapping up a new license, says company's CFO.
Why I'm Excited for a Connected Africa
Paula Gilbert 6/5/2019 1 comment
My new role as editor of the Connecting Africa community offers great opportunities to track the development of the continent's comms and IT sectors, highlight gender equality progress and share coffee/wine tips.
Tech Startup Funding In Africa: A Deeper Dive into 2018
Connecting Africa News 1/31/2019 Post a comment
Having focused on the strength of the Nigerian startup sector and the attraction of fintech in the first leg of this two-part report, Disrupt Africa's Tom Jackson now takes a look at the other markets and sectors that were hot for tech startup funding in Africa during 2018.
Yolanda Cuba is joining MTN as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer.
The Kenyan telecoms operator wants to expand its e-commerce proposition, Masoko, to other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa by next year.
The South African IT services firm has confirmed that an investigation has found evidence of unsubstantiated payments, tender irregularities and other unethical business dealings that could add up to $87 million.
Cell C interim CEO Douglas Craigie Stevenson has published an open letter speaking about the 'financial and other challenges' that the South African operator faces.
South African Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, has given herself short deadlines for big moves when it comes to spectrum and the extremely delayed digital migration process.
More Industry Announcements
- Nexign Partners With Giza Systems to Accelerate African Telcos' Digital Transformation
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
- Sparkle Selects Djibouti As Its African IP Hub
Friday, July 12, 2019
- NEC XON Brings AI-driven Wireless LAN to Africa
Thursday, July 11, 2019
- Safaricom Pumps KES 5M Into Afro-Asia Fintech Festival
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
- Workz Group Opens Senegal Office
Thursday, July 4, 2019
- Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa Signs Channel Partner Deal with Nokia
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
- Vox to Use Avanti Satellites to Offer Broadband Services
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
AfricaCom TV caught up with Herman Singh, MTN's Group Chief Digital Officer, during the 20th anniversary event. Singh discussed the role of mobile ...
What are the hallmarks of a successful African broadcaster, how can the industry remain sustainable in the long term and what does the future hold ...
A top class panel of industry specialists gathered at the 20th anniversary launch of AfricaCom in July to discuss the impact of mobile ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...