SA ranks third in Africa for broadband speed

SA's race for
broadband

Researchers outline
country's ranking.

Monday, Aug 19th

Etisalat Nigeria confident of resolution with banks

Etisalat Nigeria confident of resolution with banks

Senior executive says negotiations regarding repayment of US$1.2bn loan have reached advanced stage.

Taxify launches insurance cover for Nigerian partner drivers

Taxify taking no chances in Nigeria

Mobile app launches insurance offer to drivers and riders to address issues with traditional coverage.

Ex-Vodacom security expert joins NEC Africa

Ex-Vodacom security expert joins NEC Africa

NEC Africa appoints Vernon Fryer to head up its African Cyber Business and Cyber Defence Operation Centre.

Telkom Kenya re-launches with competitive 4G data plans

Telkom Kenya re-launches with competitive 4G data plans

New-look company has expanded its network and aims to compete with Safaricom on data packages.

Huawei firing drivers via SMS legal, even if impolite

Huawei firing drivers via SMS legal, even if impolite

Labour lawyer confirms the use of SMS channel to dismiss company drivers this week is lawful.

'A need to target more African technologists' says Accenture

'A need to target more African technologists' says Accenture

Global professional services company says more needs to be done to support innovators and innovation.

Job cuts part of transformation says MTN Nigeria

Job cuts part of transformation says MTN Nigeria

 

Telco implements voluntary severance scheme as part of recruitment strategy.

Econet Wireless steers investment towards data, content

Econet Wireless steers investment towards data, content

Telco outlines strategy to offset a drop in 2017 revenues and profits.

Downtime costs companies over US$21m

Downtime costs companies over US$21m

2017 Availability report found an average of 36% rise in reputational and financial costs for businesses, hindering digital transformation strategies.

Westcon-Comstor's Guy Whitcroft makes way for new CEO

Westcon-Comstor's Guy Whitcroft makes way for new CEO

Rakesh Parbhoo appointment effective 1 August 2017.

Zambia Police raid CEC Liquid Telecom

Zambia police raid CEC Liquid Telecom

Industry regulator together with law enforcement officials searched for suspected phone tapping equipment.