Somalia's Upper House approves the National Communications Act

Somalia's Upper House approves the National Communications Act

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 06:23

This makes...

Google to launch affordable smartphone in Nigeria in September 2017

Google to launch affordable smartphone in Nigeria in September 2017

Monday, 21 August 2017 06:21

Google has announced to launch the affordable ICE 2, an android-supported mobile smartphone, for Nigeria in September 2017, at the...

Communications Africa weekly digest - 14th - 18th August

Communications Africa weekly digest - 14th - 18th August

Monday, 21 August 2017 04:00

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 14th - 18th August 2017

Angola-Based internet exchange point now in top three in Africa

Angola-Based internet exchange point now in top three in Africa

Friday, 18 August 2017 06:11

Country emerging as growing tech hub on the continent

Blockstream Satellite to broadcast Bitcoin into Africa from space

Blockstream Satellite to broadcast Bitcoin into Africa from space

Thursday, 17 August 2017 05:59

Blockstream, the leader in blockchain and financial cryptography, has announced the availability of Blockstream Satellite, a new service that broadcasts real-time...

One Channel are 'upbeat' about future cloud prospects

One Channel are 'upbeat' about future cloud prospects

Wednesday, 16 August 2017 07:05

Local cloud specialist One Channel is upbeat about the prospects of cloud computing in Africa, it says cloud platforms are...

Nigerian Professional Football League launch highest jackpot lottery in Africa

Nigerian Professional Football League launch highest jackpot lottery in Africa

Tuesday, 15 August 2017 07:27

The lotto, due to be live later this month, has jackpots larger than every lottery in Nigeria combined, and the...

Helios Towers Tanzania acquires Zantel’s mainland tower portfolio

Helios Towers Tanzania acquires Zantel’s mainland tower portfolio

Monday, 14 August 2017 07:46

Helios Towers Tanzania Ltd, a subsidiary of Helios Towers Africa Ltd, the independent telecoms tower infrastructure company, has announced that it...

Communications Africa weekly digest - 7th - 11th August

Communications Africa weekly digest - 7th - 11th August

Monday, 14 August 2017 04:00

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communications Africa, from 7th - 11th August 2017

IPO set for 15 August 2017, for Vodacom Tanzania

IPO set for 15 August 2017, for Vodacom Tanzania

Friday, 11 August 2017 06:38

Vodacom Tanzania has completed significant milestones by selling around 560mn shares ahead of its initial public offering (IPO) on the...

Somalian President Farmaajo applauds Parliament for approving crucial telecommunications bill

Somalian President Farmaajo applauds Parliament for approving crucial telecommunications bill

Thursday, 10 August 2017 07:04

This bill clears the way for the creation of a telecommunications authority, which would regulate the sector and provide protection...

Djibouti Telecom peers at France-IX Paris and Marseille Internet Exchange

Djibouti Telecom peers at France-IX Paris and Marseille Internet Exchange

Thursday, 10 August 2017 06:32

Boosts capacity and IP network performance at Djibouti Telecom, improving overall customer experience and continuing digital transformation in Africa 

Silvertree Internet Holdings invests over US$15mn into Africa consumer-focused technology

Silvertree Internet Holdings invests over US$15mn into Africa consumer-focused technology

Wednesday, 09 August 2017 06:19

Silvertree Internet Holdings have appointed ex-Reckitt emerging markets CEO Freddy Caspers as Chairman as it invests over US$15mn into Africa

Earthport to partner Access Bank to expand into Nigeria, enabling inbound payments

Earthport to partner Access Bank to expand into Nigeria, enabling inbound payments

Tuesday, 08 August 2017 06:27

Earthport, the leading payment network for cross-border transactions, has announced that it has partnered with Access Bank Plc, one of Africa's...

The aftermath of the fiber-cut and internet outage in Somalia

The aftermath of the fiber-cut and internet outage in Somalia

Monday, 07 August 2017 07:17

The Minister of Post, Telecommunication and Technology (MPTT) hosted a consultation meeting in Mogadishu to discuss the impact of the...

Communication Africa weekly digest - 31st July - 4th August

Communication Africa weekly digest - 31st July - 4th August

Monday, 07 August 2017 04:00

Here is a brief overview of the week’s news on Communication Africa, from 31st July - 4th August

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