Vodacom Tanzania disconnects 157,000 subscribers

SIM trouble
in Tanzania

Operator moves on
regulator's directive.

Friday, Jan 24th

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Danish FinTech firm GrowthBond tries its hand at Africa

Company launches to help small business fund Facebook adverts.

Vox enhances its core network with Angola Cables

Vox enhances its core network with Angola Cables

Deal will mean remote peering access to the undersea SACS linking Africa with the Americas.

Teraco’s Lex Van Wyk steps down

Teraco's Lex Van Wyk steps down

Company confirms Jan Hnizdo will serve as CEO.

Dimension Data MEA launches security services brand

Dimension Data MEA launches security services brand

Company will leverage the security assets of its subsidiaries, primarily ContinuitySA.

Digital rights coalition mobilises against draft legislation

Digital rights coalition mobilises against draft legislation

Organisation calls for policy makers in several countries to curtail legislation purportedly designed to tackle fake news and hate speech.

New coding tool launched to bolster skills development

New coding tool launched to bolster skills development

African Development Bank, Microsoft aim to scale up the program to 130 centres of excellence across the continent over a 10-year period.

Blockchain regulation takes a backseat in Africa

Blockchain regulation takes a backseat in Africa

Experts sense maturity and greater understanding of the technology.

Regulation not a bottleneck to crypto adoption

Regulation not a bottleneck to crypto adoption

An opposing view has been raised to a belief that introducing regulation to the cryptocurrency industry will help push adoption.

Smartphone demand weak in Q3 2019

Smartphone demand weak in Q3 2019

Users delaying purchase decisions until 2020, while waiting for 5G network coverage to increase to more countries say Gartner analysts.

Gabon and Congo test 5G

Gabon and Congo test 5G

Amid an increase in testing on the continent, ICT and telecommunications experts warn that testing does not equate to immediate readiness.

MTN Business to roll out SD-WAN to enterprise

MTN Business to roll out SD-WAN to enterprise

Operator announces a phased roll out approach, beginning with an entry level solution.