Liberia wants biometric control over 2023 elections

Country’s National Elections Commission (NEC) confirms intention to deploy biometric-based voter identification system.
Michael Malakata
Sep 7, 2022

Mavenir and NEC drive Open RAN forward with deployment of massive MIMO on Orange’s 5G SA experimental network in France

Deployment milestone for Open vRAN mMIMO running over O-RAN Alliance Open Fronthaul Interface

NeoFace Watch Thermal improves health and safety from Covid-19 in the workplace

NeoFace Watch Thermal protects organisations, their customers and employees, through contactless monitoring and management of Covid-19 protocols.
Jun 24, 2019

NEC XON's biometrics demonstrations draw ministerial interest at ID4Africa

NEC's Bio-IDiom multimodal biometrics suite recently drew the interest of South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs at ID4Africa.
Nov 9, 2017

NEC/XON's sixth annual summit launches CDOC, Africa's only integrated physical and cyber security

XON and NEC's sixth annual summit in Cape Town on November 6 before AfricaCom launched the joint Cyber Defence Operation Centre (CDOC), the only such facility from a single service provider in Africa that offers end-to-end physical and cyber defence services.
Nov 1, 2017

Pan-African XON turns 21 bolstered by $30bn shareholder

XON, the pan-African systems integrator closely aligned with NEC, celebrates 21 years of business that has culminated in a major solution for one of Africa's biggest economic, social, and political issues to date.
Aug 4, 2017

Social media stays on as Rwanda goes to the polls

Fears of an internet shutdown have thusfar proven unfounded.
Jul 24, 2017

Nigeria's govt launches new broadband-related policy

Authorities look to ease telecoms right of way and promote colocation in a bid to bolster broadband rollout.
Jun 5, 2017

Rwanda's comms regulator and Electoral Commission at loggerheads

Regulator has rebuffed National Electoral Commission's plan to regulate social media ahead of August 2017 Presidential Election.
Sep 10, 2014

Zamtel inks $18.3mn network deal with NEC

Zambian telecoms company to get upgrade from Japanese IT and network technologies firm.
May 29, 2014

NEC inks $1.6mn Tanzania network capacity deal

Tanzania Telecommunications Company Limited’s microwave links being upgraded in six areas.