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Vodafone Egypt reboots customer experience with Red Hat solution

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that Vodafone Egypt has deployed Red Hat Cloud Suite to advance its customer-first Digital Transformation initiative. The project includes rebuilding Vodafone Egypt’s website using a microservices-based architecture and adopting DevOps methodology to better streamline operations and help boost productivity, offering a path for […]


AfricaOnline Ghana launches high-speed broadband satellite service

AfricaOnline, one of Ghana’s oldest ISPs and a Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, has announced the launch of its new JOLA service, a high-speed broadband satellite service powered by Avanti’s HYLAS4 satellite that offers 100% coverage in Ghana through multiple spot beams. The launch opens up new opportunities for delivering on development goals of the […]


Competition launched in 5G, Internet of Things and AT in Egypt

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), in collaboration with Ericsson, has launched a competition on the uses of 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), and Assistive Technology (AT) in Egypt. It aims at offering an opportunity to students and fresh graduates of Egyptian universities and youth centres, majoring in communications, electronics and computer science, […]


Telecommunications expert on sharing the mobile traffic burden

Alexey Vedin, Director of Network Monetisation Products at Nexign, says it’s time to share the mobile traffic burden and work together in perfect harmony. Digital Transformation is all around us, revamping the core practices of businesses. Communications service providers (CSPs) such as telcos are also looking to transform what they do and how they do […]


Demand for VSAT satellite services is growing in Africa

Thanks to the arrival of HTS (high-throughput satellite) in Africa, the demand for VSAT satellite services is on the increase and remains critical to unlocking connectivity on the continent where over 70% still remain unconnected. This sentiment was also evident at the Mobile World Congress 2019 where Intelsat made clear that delivering on the promise […]


Bluegrass Digital on choosing the right tech stack for mobile apps

Speed to market is the key ingredient to sustaining a competitive advantage. In the app development world, choosing the right mobile technology stack could mean the difference between success and failure. If someone wants to create a highly functional mobile app – quicker and cheaper – they need to choose the right mobile app technology. […]


Plantronics announces EMEA leadership team to grasp new opportunities

Plantronics, an audio pioneer and unified communications (UC) technology leader, has announced that Paul Clark will be expanding his role to oversee both Plantronics and Polycom sales teams as Senior Vice President – Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will manage the joint sales business, spanning voice, video, content and cloud solutions for customers as […]


South Africa’s first 5G network launched by operators rain and Nokia

South African operator rain and Nokia have announced the launch of the country’s first commercial-ready 5G network in Cape Town. The achievement supports rain’s goal to introduce 5G services at the earliest possible time in line with South Africa’s vision to ensure a seamless information infrastructure by 2030 for an inclusive knowledge economy. In addition, […]


Globacom announces roadmap to drive future of Nigerian telecoms

Globacom has announced a roadmap to drive the future of Nigeria’s telecommunication sector, including a plan to introduce new data analytics tools to capture subscribers’ real time experience. According to Sanjib Roy, Globacom’s Group Technical Director, the company has extensively invested in network upgrades, including swapping of legacy facilities. Roy said the firm is poised to have its best […]


VMware expert talks about Information Technology in Kenya

Mark Reynolds, Commercial Business Executive – Sub Saharan Africa at VMware, talks to Intelligent CIO Africa about Information Technology in Kenya. 1. What is the IT infrastructure currently like in Kenya? Amongst the best in Africa. There is fibre connectivity to each county and the government has recognised IT as a key investment industry. 2. How […]


Kaspersky Lab expert on the Information Technology landscape in Kenya

Over the past three years, the ICT market in Kenya has seen the likes of the Internet of Things (IoT), virtualisation, and cloud storage becoming more mainstream. However, this has also resulted in the evolution of the cybersecurity threat landscape. Bethwel Opil, Enterprise Sales Manager at Kaspersky Lab Africa, looks into this in more depth. […]


Vodacom KwaZulu Natal builds indoor mobile coverage and capacity in SA

To help businesses deliver first-class service, Vodacom announced it is offering dedicated 4G digital distributed antenna systems (DAS) in South Africa to boost in-building wireless technology.  “As global technological advancements are evolving at a rapid pace, businesses across South Africa can’t afford to be left behind,” said Ishmael Mathinya, Head of Operations, Vodacom KwaZulu Natal. “Vodacom […]


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