Telecoms

Power outages leave Namibians without telecom network

Telcos MTC Namibia and Telecom Namibia both reported service problems this week.
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Ethio Telecom introduces 127 new products, services

The company said improving accessibility of its products and services was a priority in the previous financial year.
2:50

Lessons in wireless networks at sports events can help companies

Sports stadiums and arenas require reliable connectivity to support thousands of concurrent users during events.
1:20

Ethio Telecom reports increase in revenue, net earnings

The telco says in order to boost the capacity and coverage of its telecom and digital infrastructure, it has undertaken a series of network improvement projects to assure service quality.
3:40
Wednesday

GSMA and World Bank partner to boost handset affordability

The consortium said if smartphones were priced at around $20, an additional 270 million Africans would be able to purchase them, potentially narrowing the usage gap by 23%.
1:10
Monday

Huawei, Zambia partner on a smart village initiative

President Hakainde Hichilema launched the program at a community in the Southern province.
3:50

FTTB for the SME: It’s time to step into cost optimisation

Fibre-to-the-business trends and how cost-effective connectivity is reigniting the small to medium enterprise.
3:50

Huawei presents Global Optical Summit in SA

The company released a series of F5G-A products and solutions for sub-Saharan Africa and launched the OptiX Club member recruitment event to drive local industry intelligence.
1:50

Huawei to train 150,000 people in Sub-Saharan Africa

Huawei says it has already exceeded its initial goal by 120%, 10 months ahead of schedule, training over 120,000 individuals over the past 26 months.
1:00

Safaricom donates $116,279 to protest victims

The telco announced yesterday  it will provide $77,518 to the hospital's Disaster Response Center and $38,759 in assistance devices to the injured.
1:30

Huawei commits to expand African investment

The company believes Africa has enormous potential, and Huawei is willing to work with governments and businesses to capitalise on these opportunities.
2:10

Telecom Egypt signs $600m deal to upgrade infrastructure

The multi-million dollar infrastructure deal was this week signed on the second day of the Egypt-EU Investment Conference launched by the president of Egypt El Sisi and EU president Ursula Von Der Leyen.
1:10

MTN Rwanda reports significant gains on 4G expansion

MTN Rwanda says it is exploring strategic alliances and aligning with the government's digital services policy to enable connectivity.