Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Bharti Airtel Africa Reveals Its Tap2pay Service

Bharti Airtel Africa has revealed direct to consumer services for merchants and content providers across Africa via a new service, dubbed “Tap2Pay” by the company. The new Airtel Tap2Bill service will enable content providers and...

South Africa iSmart Acquires JABBA Connect In New Expansion Drive

South African Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) iSmart which was recently launched said it has purchased JABBA Connect and concluded a commercial agreement to collect the existing JABBA Customer Book to double...

Huawei Smartphone Shipments To Africa Rose By 70%

Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) declared that it has shipped 27.4 million units for the three months that ended September 30th, representing a year-on-year increase of 63 per cent with 33 per cent of...

Mozido Opens African Headquarters In South Africa

Mozido, digital commerce and payment solutions firm said it has opened its African headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa to show its commitment to the continent with some of the fastest growing mobile money markets...

Mawingu Networks Provides Internet via TV White Space & The Sun‎ With $3 Per...

Rural areas in Kenya and the rest of Africa have zero, or extremely poor, access to broadband and mobile data. Satellite connections are expensive and a reserve of the rich. This means the rural...
IoT

Gartner Predicts Worldwide IoT Security Spending To Reach $348m In 2016

Worldwide spending on Internet of Things (IoT) security will reach $348 million in 2016, a 23.7 per cent increase from 2015 spending of $281.5 million, while spending on IoT security is expected to reach...

Travelfix Promises To Fix Online Travel Booking Services In Nigeria

Travelfix is a new online booking portal that is promising Nigerian travellers discounted rates on flights, hotel, transfers and other travel-related services. The firm which is headquartered in  Abuja is working with major airlines, travel...

Nigerian Banks Spend N950m To Secure Networks Against Cyber- Crimes

Money deposit banks in Nigeria are said to have spent N950 million to secure their networks against external intrusions especially from cyber criminals, according to experts. Majority of the money were spent on the certification...

Kooba Kenya Enters Local Market Via Kooba Data Centre

KOOBA Kenya Limited has said that it is making its entry into the Data Centre Industry in East Africa with the construction of a carrier-neutral facility dubbed ‘KOOBA Africa’. The KOOBA Africa Data Centre facility...

SIGFOX Expands To Middle East & Africa

SIGFOX, a leading provider of dedicated cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things (IoT), building on its continued rapid growth in Europe and its network rollout in 10 major U.S. metropolitan areas, has announced...