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Video streaming boom in Africa

Globally, streaming increased yet again Q3 2021, up 21% over this time last year, led predominately by Africa, which saw a massive 273% increase, says Conviva.
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Biden tightens screws on Huawei, ZTE

US president Joe Biden signs the Secure Equipment Act, a law that targets firms deemed to pose a national security threat to America.
Nov 2, 2021

Luno eyes US expansion as parent firm DCG gets R10.8bn windfall

After Digital Currency Group raised $700 million, Luno says this means access to the capital needed to fuel continued expansion.
Oct 28, 2021

Local Fintech firm Stitch raises R30m, expands to Nigeria

The company will initially offer a tokenised pay-by-bank product to help businesses and Fintech firms in Nigeria improve user experience and eliminate fraud.
Oct 26, 2021

MTN’s credit rating upgraded amid debt reduction efforts

S&P Global Ratings upgrades the mobile operator’s standalone credit rating to investment grade after it made progress in reducing its borrowings.

Seacom bumps up IP network to 100Gbps

The upgrade comes as more submarine cables are expected to land on the African continent to boost connectivity.
Oct 13, 2021

Naspers propels M&A activity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Boosted by the $44.1 billion Naspers-Prosus share swap, the value of M&A transactions in the region reached $78.3 billion during the first nine months of 2021.
Oct 5, 2021

It’s all systems go as Microsoft rolls out Windows 11

The company will use a measured and phased process in offering Windows 11, as it has done with Windows 10 feature updates.

IHS Towers kicks off IPO

The initial public offering price is currently estimated to be between $21 and $24 per share, says the company in its filing.

DiData, NTT strengthen Red Bull Basement partnership

Dimension Data and its parent company again partner with Red Bull Basement to empower the next generation of university students to innovate for good.
Aug 23, 2021

Infinidat looks to attract client base across Africa

The data storage company leverages its channel partners to expand its presence and establish a customer base in the rest of Africa.
Aug 20, 2021

Digital wallets give rise to African ‘super apps’

Across the continent, digital wallets have evolved into so-called super apps, which have diversified beyond money management, says Omdia.
Aug 19, 2021

Teraco’s JB3 data centre facility up and running in Ekurhuleni

The company says the new facility comprises 45 000sqm of building structure, 12 000sqm of data hall space, and 29MW of critical power load.