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Nexign Partners With Giza Systems to Accelerate African Telcos' Digital Transformation
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7/17/2019   Post a comment
Nexign signs VAR agreement with Cairo-based Giza Systems.
Sparkle Selects Djibouti As Its African IP Hub
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7/12/2019   Post a comment
Italian international service provider Sparkle has moved its Djibouti Point of Presence (PoP) into the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) and will use that location as its hub for expansion into East and South Africa.
NEC XON Brings AI-driven Wireless LAN to Africa
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7/11/2019   Post a comment
NEC XON is pitching an AI-powered wireless LAN (WLAN) solution, based on technology from Juniper's Mist Systems, to enterprises in Africa.
Safaricom Pumps KES 5M Into Afro-Asia Fintech Festival
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7/9/2019   Post a comment
Safaricom has announced a KES 5 million sponsorship of the inaugural Afro-Asia FinTech Festival 2019, called Fintech in the Savannah, which will be co-hosted by the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
Workz Group Opens Senegal Office
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7/4/2019   Post a comment
Mobile and IoT solutions provider has opened an office in Dakar, Senegal, to serve the West African telecoms market.
Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa Signs Channel Partner Deal with Nokia
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7/3/2019   Post a comment
Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa will market, distribute and service Nokia Enterprise products and solutions including Wi-Fi, SD-WAN and IP/MPLS tech.
Vox to Use Avanti Satellites to Offer Broadband Services
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7/2/2019   Post a comment
South African ICT and connectivity service provider Vox has struck a three-year deal with satellite operator Avanti Communications.
Google Invests in New Europe-South Africa Subsea Cable
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7/1/2019   Post a comment
Google is building a new subsea cable called Equiano that will run from South Africa to Europe.
BTC Uses Comviva Platform for Mobile Wallet Launch
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6/27/2019   Post a comment
Botswana Telecommunications Corp. has launched a mobile money wallet called SMEGA using Comviva's mobiquity Money platform.
Safaricom Rolls Out VoLTE Countrywide for Voice & Video Calls
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6/26/2019   Post a comment
The services are immediately available countrywide to any Safaricom customer with a VoLTE-supporting 4G device and a 4G enabled SIM Card, and will be offered at no additional cost compared to standard calls.
GBI to Use Nuage for SD-WAN in MEA
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6/17/2019   Post a comment
Gulf Bridge International (GBI) will use Nuage Networks technology to offer SD-WAN services to enterprises in the Middle East and Africa.
BICS, Flickswitch Team Up on IoT
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6/6/2019   Post a comment
Flickswitch will use the SIM for Things platform from BICS to enable international connectivity for its IoT customers.
fonYou Opens Its Doors in Nigeria
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6/6/2019   Post a comment
Analytics specialist aims to help mobile operators develop their mobile money strategies.




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