Category Archives: Telecom

Ooredoo launches new Business App in Oman

Ooredoos new Business App is proving a big hit, offering its Business-to-Business customers more control over their accounts through a wide array of services and features. The innovative service is the first of its kind in Oman in the telco market and puts its full portfolio of business-oriented products one click away. Sultan bin Ahmed [...]

MTN to roll out new services in Namibia

South African mobile group MTN says that it is planning to introduce new services in Namibia this August. MTN Namibia executive Hester Marais said that the operator will use Namibias state-owned network for its services, with further plans to also enter the local money market. MTN has had operations in Namibia for over 20 years, but [...]

Vodacom rolls out sports streaming ticket for DStv Now

Vodacom introduced a new data ticket that enables users with access to DStv Now, allowing them to control their data spend more effectively. Like the tickets launched earlier this year, the Vodacom Sport Ticket will only use data when using one particular service. That service is DStv Now and the ticket only applies when watching [...]

VIVA Bahrain rolls out 5G operations

VIVA Bahrain, a telecom services operator in the kingdom introduced the first live and public 5G network demonstration in the kingdom ahead of its deployment at homes and businesses in co-ordination with a number of 5G-enabled devices.  As an industry first, the milestone strengthens Bahrains leading digital position in the region and boosts Bahrains readiness [...]

Kwesé partners with Safaricom to provide Kenyans with live World Cup games

Kenyan smartphone users will have the opportunity to stream upcoming football World Cup matches on Kwesé iflix on-the-go on their gadgets. This follows the launch of data bundles, dubbed Giga Football Passes by mobile operator Safaricom. The 64 matches of the tournament in Russia will be available live on Kwesé iflix at US$0,98 for 24 [...]

VivaBox partners with AfricaXP to provide premium content for MTNTV Ghana

AfricaXP(AXP), Africas leading provider of premium themed content announced today that VivaBox DMS, a leading turn-key Mobile IPTV/OTT provider for Telcos has signed a multi-year contract to provide premium content for MTN-TV (Ghana). Under this agreement, 10 premium AXP channels will be provided to VivaBox for the MTNTV platform. MTN Ghanas 14 million subscribers will [...]

Renatelsat to be backed by AUFS for enhancing its satellite network in DRC

The National Satellite Telecommunication Network (Renatelsat) of the Democratic Republic of Congo signed a cooperation agreement with Africa Union Financial Services Ltd. (AUFS) on May 26, 2018. The overall goal of the partnership is to improve the technical capabilities and the financial health of the public enterprise of a technical and commercial nature, created in [...]

Orange DRC presents the first DRC BOX 4G

From May 24 to 26, 2018, Orange DRC participates in the Katanga Business Meeting (KBM). This business meeting is an opportunity for Orange DRC to meet companies operating in various economic sectors of the province, to listen to them and adapt its offers and services with added value. With the recent acquisition of the 4G [...]

Tanzania struck with high-speed Internet

ARUSHA, TanzaniaSmile Communications (Tanzania), a company that specializes in high speed Internet services, has opened business in Arusha. Smile Communications Tanzania, a subsidiary company of Smile Holdings Ltd was founded and incorporated in Mauritius in 2007. Smile will offer the new 4G LTE services. Tanzania is the first African country to benefit from these developments [...]