Sunday, March 26, 2017
Telecommunications

Telecommunications

Tigo Tanzania Awards $40,000 to Support Local Social Entrepreneurs

Tigo Tanzania in partnership with a non-profit organization, Reach for Change has given an award of USD 20,000 each to two winners of the 5th edition of the Tigo Digital Changemakers Competition. The competition aims...

UBA Partners Orange on New Payment System

The Pan-African Financial Services Group, United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) and leading European and African Telecom operator, Orange Group have announced a strategic partnership to deliver innovative financial services across Africa. Under the agreement...

REDTV Launches Francophone Channel to Promote Africa’s Diversity

REDTV, a dynamic online lifestyle channel that puts the spotlight on Africa with a distinct global appeal,launched its Francophone version on Thursday. The fun-filled event, supported by  the United Bank for Africa (Plc), was held at the Azalaï...

Glo launches three new products for Ghana Market

Glo Mobile Ghana Limited, on Tuesday launched three new prepaid products: Talk More, New Data Bundles, and Flexi Recharge, to offer the opportunity to clients to get the best telecommunication services this year. Mr Nagasai...

Airtel launches Promo to fulfill dreams for subscribers

Airtel has launched a consumer recharge promotion dubbed ‘Wo Mmre Nie!’ to reward and empower its clients to live their dreams to the fullest. ‘Wo Mmre Nie, to wits, this is your time, is a...

National Communications Authority gets new Head

Joseph Anokye, has been appointed as the Acting Director General of the  National Communications Authority (NCA). The Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications congratulated Joseph Anokye on his appointment. “We are pleased to welcome Joseph Anokye as the...
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Afriwave Telecom tackles SIM Box Fraud

Has upped its ante in reducing Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) box fraud and its impact on telecommunications and the country in general. The Interconnected Clearing House (ICH), has been tasked by government to, among others,...
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Airtel Kenya Downsizes in Organizational Restructuring

A structural organizational restructuring geared towards improving efficiencies to enhance customer experience at Airtel Kenya has led to downsizing of staff at the telco with some roles being merged and others becoming redundant. “As a...

Nigeria Confident of 30% Broadband Penetration by 2018 – Minister

Nigeria's Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu is optimistic the country will achieve 30 per cent national broadband penetration by 2018 as projected in the country's National Broadband Plan. Shittu disclosed this when he...

Econet Media Acquires MTG’s TV Rights in Ghana and Nigeria

Leading international digital entertainment company Modern Times Group (MTG) has sold its free television broadcasting and production businesses in Ghana and Nigeria to the Econet Media Group for an undisclosed amount. This is part of...