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November 21 2014

From Fri Nov 21 2014, 09:00:33

Quite a bit has happened in the ICT and technology sector over the past week. Included in this was the announcement of Titus Naikuni being named as Chairman for Airtel Kenya as well as Themba Khumalo being appointed as CEO of MTN Guinea. Also making waves in the headlines this week was the Nigerian Communications Commission

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 05:53:05

The PlayStation Plus Free Game Lineup for November 2014 has been revealed. According to the PlayStation Blog, the below mentioned titles are now available to PlayStation Plus Subscribers. The October lineup was quite honestly a great one. Not only did we receive titles like of Dust: An Elysian Tail, but we also received, Spelunky, Batman

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 04:52:52

Bharti Airtel has revealed the appointment of Dr. Titus Naikuni as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Airtel Kenya. Dr. Naikuni, holds a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nairobi. He is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Management Development Programme and was awarded a

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 04:31:33

MTN has revealed that it has appointed Themba Khumalo as CEO of MTN Guinea. Khumalo succeeds Phumzile Joshua Phike. According to Agence Ecofin, MTN Guinea has shown poor financial performance since 2013, having been overtaken by its main rival Orange Guinea. Khumalo joined MTN South Africa in 1994 following a long career in fixed line

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 03:28:03

The Ebola outbreak has captured the attention of many large corporations within the ICT sector. Companies like MTN, SES, Liquid Telecom, Econet, IBM, Airtel, LG and Samsung have all responded to the outbreak in a meaningful and impactful way. While Ebola is becoming a top priority for ICT companies within Africa, the virus has unfortunately

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 01:45:35

Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has shut down telecom provider Owntel Communications. The shutdown is due to the company allegedly offering telecommunications services to customers, without obtaining operational licence. NCC enforcement team, led by Mr. Salisu Abdul, head of Enforcement, visited the office of Owntel on Isheri Road in Ojodu, Lagos, where it confiscated some of

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 01:28:45

Financial institution, Access Bank, has collaborated with Airtel Nigeria to develop and launch mobile money service, Access Money powered by Airtel. According to the company, this service allows customers to perform simple, secure and instant financial transactions using their mobile phones. With Access Money powered by Airtel customers on the mobile network can send and

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From Fri Nov 21 2014, 01:20:18

TomTom has revealed a multi-year deal with Acer to bring its world-class navigation technology to new Acer smartphones. "AcerNAV" is a turn-by-turn navigation application powered by TomTom's navigation engine, NavKit. The new app enables users to navigate anywhere in the world, without extra roaming charges, and the ability to download any TomTom map for free.

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November 20 2014

From Thu Nov 20 2014, 04:00:28

In partnership with the City of Cape Town, telecommunications service provider Orange is currently planning the imminent launch of its new Orange Wi-Fi service, offering Wi-Fi to those living in part of the areas of Khayelitsha and Mitchell's Plain, in Cape Town. This partnership was announced at an official address by the Mayor of the

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From Thu Nov 20 2014, 01:37:02

Eutelsat Communications and Spacecom have inked a partnership agreement. The agreement is set to drive the expansion of digital entertainment services in Africa. According to both parties, they have established a framework for cross-commercialisation of Ku-band capacity connected to the high-power African service areas of Eutelsat's Eutelsat 16A satellite at 16 degrees East and Spacecom's

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