IoT Roundup: M2M/Internet of Things developments

US cellular giant Verizon has launched the first nationwide commercial 4G LTE Category M1 (Cat M1, or LTE-M) network, which spans 2.4 million square...

Smile Telecoms appoints Ahmad Farroukh to its board to lead operations

Ahmad is an experienced telecoms executive with a distinguished record of commercial success, extensive experience working in Africa and an impressive ability to drive...

Vodacom’s partnership with Samsung delivers another first

Vodacom’s partnership with Samsung, the largest mobile phone maker in its home market of South Korea, has brought many firsts to Samsung cellphone users...

Kwese launches partnership with Netflix

Kwese TV has launched an exclusive Pan-African partnership with Netflix which will see the new broadcasting sensation offer Netflix as part of a fibre...

Liquid Telecom and Intelsat Team to Expand High Performance Broadband Services in Africa

Liquid Telecom plans enhanced speeds and coverage to African VSAT customers leveraging high performance Intelsat EpicNG satellite services Intelsat continues deployment of IntelsatOne Flex managed...

Vodacom to acquire stake in Kenya’s Safaricom for $2.59bn

South Africa’s Vodacom Group announced on Monday that it has agreed terms to acquire a strategic stake in Kenya’s Safaricom held by its parent...

Vodacom accelerates rural coverage programme

Vodacom has outlined accelerated plans to expand network coverage for people who live in deep rural areas of South Africa to supplement the good...

Africa’s entertainment and media companies leverage on innovation to boost market share

Amid shifting consumer preferences, rapid advances in technology and ongoing disruption to business models, the new strategic imperative for entertainment and media (E&M) companies...

Angola Cables

Angola Cables is an multinational telecom company operating in the wholesale market and engaged in the exploration and marketing of international voice and data...

VAS2Nets wins West African Mobile Awards as Most Innovative VAS aggregator

One of Nigeria's frontline Value Added Services (VAS) Aggregators, VAS2Nets has won the Mobile Innovation Award at the prestigious West African Mobile Awards (WAMAS)...

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