Airtel Africa wins two telecom industry awards

Airtel Africa has today scooped two awards at the premiere annual telecom industry awards, the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Global Mobile Award 2011. The telecom...

Texting saves lives of HIV patients, study confirms

Long awaited proof that mobile phone technology can be used by healthcare workers to save lives in Africa has finally been ...

Telkom Kenya signs tower management partnership with Eaton Towers

The fifteen-year tower management and leasing deal is focused on both the maintenance of existing sites by Eaton Towers and the building of new...

EIB finances international fibre-optic cable to Seychelles

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania - The European Investment Bank (EIB) announced here Friday an 8 million-euro loan to the Seychelles Cable Systems Company (SCS)...

Best Android Development Services Recommendations in South Africa

The independent authority on web services in South Africa, south-africa.bestwebdesignagencies.com, has announced the list of the April 2014 best android development services in the...

A Solar Solution for Africa’s Mobile Problem

A new product that consists of a small solar photovoltaic cell connected to a battery can recharge mobile phones in Africa where electricity is...

Senegal: Birth Certificate By way of text message

By Nicholas Pescod - AfricanBrains In the African country of Senegal many children are born but never registered. This fact is especially true in...

Yahsat gears up to launch KA-Band satellite broadband in Sudan

New satellite broadband for everyone service set to be industry game-changer Yahsat (http://www.yahsat.ae), the Abu Dhabi, UAE, based satellite operator, is gearing up to launch...

UN telecoms urges use of technology to tackle climate change

The United Nations International Telecommunications Union (ITU) said today that it will, with partners, urge delegates at the UN climate change conference in South...

MTN has partnered with Huawei to conduct the first 5G outdoor trial in Africa

Using Huawei’s recently-launched commercial 5G terminal in conjunction with an existing tower, MTN reached download speeds of 530Mbps and upload speeds of 79Mbps, along...

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