Telecommunications

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WorldRemit and MTN Agree Major Mobile Money Partnership

January 21, 2015 at 16:30

Online money transfer service WorldRemit and telecoms operator MTN have signed a global partnership that will enable WorldRemit customers to send remittances instantly to MTN’s Mobile Money customers. The agreement […]

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Pursuit4 Launches KAZAM Smartphones and Refurbished Mobile Phones and Laptops in South Africa

Pursuit4 Launches KAZAM Smartphones and Refurbished Mobile Phones and Laptops in South Africa

January 16, 2015 at 11:10

UK-based Pursuit4 brings its products and services to South Africa. Pursuit4SA is a focal point for refurbished stock purchase and trade ins. Authorized KAZAM smartphone dealer and leading UK wholesaler […]

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TransferTo platform wins award

January 13, 2015 at 12:53

The TransferTo platform provides services and solutions for payment processing across multiple channels such as in-store, online, and mobile Based on its recent analysis of the airtime remittance market, Frost […]

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MTN Group’s new GM for enterprise business

MTN Group’s new GM for enterprise business

January 12, 2015 at 12:30

The MTN Group has appointed Debbie Minnaar, a former executive at IBM South Africa, as General Manager for Products and Services within its Group Enterprise Business Unit. According to a […]

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Meet the new Nokia 215, Microsoft’s most affordable Internet-ready phone

January 6, 2015 at 10:30

Microsoft Devices Group on Monday announced the Nokia 215, its most affordable Internet-ready phone. The Nokia 215 is designed to connect and introduce first-time mobile phone buyers to the Internet […]

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Not like that…. Three million Ethiopian farmers have dialled 8028 to learn how to do it better

Press 4 for fertilizer – M-farming in Ethiopia

January 5, 2015 at 10:30

One reason farmers in Africa mostly produce so much less than those in other parts of the world is that they have limited access to the technical knowledge and practical […]

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South Africa Telecommunications Report

December 31, 2014 at 12:15

Investment in fibre optic network infrastructure will enable South Africa’s telecoms service providers to diversify their product offerings for corporate and residential customers, and create new revenue streams to offset […]

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Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa

December 16, 2014 at 14:30

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (www.usaid.gov) and global telecommunications operator Orange (http://www.orange.com) announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum […]

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Orange cellular retail store launching in SA

December 10, 2014 at 11:08

Orange announced in a press release issued on the evening of Tuesday, 9 December 2014 that it plans to build on the success of its online store by launching a […]

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Easy Taxi launches installment initiative with Al Ahleya for 10,000 smart phones for taxi drivers

December 4, 2014 at 16:41

Discounted smartphones to help taxi drivers join the EasyTaxi network & increase their revenues Cairo – Easy Taxi, the world’s largest taxi booking mobile application today announced a partnership with […]

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