Smart network planning must be informed by the customer

Smart network planning and deployment must be informed by the customer, said Kanagaratnam Lambotharan, Chief Technology Officer: MTN South Africa. Kanagaratnam was addressing delegates at...

Recent Sub-Saharan Africa Tech news in brief

Satellite data receiving station for Gambia A station for receiving satellite data has been installed at the Gambia's National Environment Agency as part of the...

Mobile subscribers in Africa to reach 800 million by 2015

The number of mobile subscribers in Africa will reach almost 800 million by 2015, with east and central Africa set to be the regions...

Botswana: New Service Enables Orange Money Customers to Make Visa in Store & Online...

Orange (http://www.orange.com) has announced a new set of mobile payment services in conjunction with Visa for Orange Money subscribers. Botswana will be the first...

UGANDA: An app for lost loved ones

KAMPALA, 7 September 2010 (IRIN) - An online database of people separated from relatives by conflict or natural disasters can now be accessed by...

MTN recognised at Ask Afrika Orange Index Awards

MTN South Africa has been named the winner of the Best Service in Telecommunications sector and the Best Call Centre in the country across...

IS expands in East Africa

Dimension Data division Internet Solutions (IS) has increased its stake in its Kenyan subsidiary from 51% to 80% as it seeks to expand its...

MTN multimillion-dollar spend on ICT upgrades

MTN Group, the continent’s biggest mobile operator by subscriber base, has invested over R31,4 million (US$2,6 million) in rolling out network and information technology...

MTN shortlisted for two AfricaCom Awards

A service which is enriching the way small and large enterprises across Africa operate, and a powerful campaign about the impact of mobile technology,...

Absa trials payments via mobile phone

Banking group Absa conducted South Africa's first live user trial of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology on mobile phones in December, with 500 of...

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