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InnoVent opens office in Nairobi as it readies for growth

IT financial and leasing solutions provider InnoVent, has opened an office in Nairobi, Kenya to service the growing East African market. InnoVent offers a range of IT solutions to help CIOs and CFOs adopt an integrated, life cycle approach to IT procurement. “In 2019 alone, The African Development Bank Forecasts, revealed that economic growth in […]


Cisco AppDynamics releases ‘Agents of Transformation 2021’ research

AppDynamics, a part of Cisco, today released ‘Agents of Transformation 2021:The Rise of Full-Stack Observability’, the latest edition of its global research study, exploring the impact of the rapid acceleration of Digital Transformation created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the repercussions for global technologists. The findings revealed a dramatic increase in IT complexity […]


Connect Ads is Huawei Ads’ Premium Partner in MENA

Huawei Ads has announced that Connect Ads is now its Premium Partner in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. As a Premium Partner, Connect Ads was chosen as a premium partner for Huawei Ads and is responsible for advertising sales and account management to customers across several sectors bringing the world’s newest advertising […]


Decision Inc awarded Qlik Elite Partner Status in Africa

Decision Inc, a global player in information-driven transformation, has become one of only four companies in South Africa to have achieved the Qlik Elite Partner Status, the highest tier available from the multinational business intelligence organisation that develops cloud data integration and data analytics solutions. “The recognition reaffirms Decision Inc’s commitment to delivering purpose-built, value-driven […]


KONE cements partnership with Orange Business Services

KONE, a global player in the elevator and escalator industry, has strengthened its partnership with Orange Business Services by moving its global contact centre solution to the cloud. KONE said the latest deal is part of its ongoing commitment to delivering a high-quality end user experience worldwide. By moving the contact centre infrastructure to the […]


Equinix and Vodafone to build digital hub connecting EMEA

Equinix, a global provider of digital infrastructure and Vodafone, have announced a plan to build a new subsea hub in Genoa, called GN1. Situated on Italy’s northwest coast, Genoa has a rich history in maritime trade and is well-positioned to be a key location on the global subsea cable map. Vodafone, which is the cable […]


Solutions for sustainable living in Africa sought

South Africa-based manufacturer of home appliances Defy, has announced will be hosting the ‘Hack The Normal’, online hackathon from March 5th to 7th, 2021. According to the company, the initiative aims to explore how technology can be leveraged for sustainable living and economic development in Africa. Supported by Defy sister company Beko, hackathon participants will […]


Orange to build data centre for Egypt’s newest Smart City

Orange Business Services, a network-native digital services company, has announced that it will design and build a new data centre to provide cloud services for Egypt’s ‘New Administrative Capital’. The project will be implemented in collaboration with Orange Egypt, who will supply the required infrastructure and services, following their appointment as the project’s prime contractor […]


Nokia named one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’

Nokia has been announced by Ethisphere Institute as one of the ‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ for the fourth year in a row. In 2021, 135 honourees were recognised spanning 22 countries and 47 industries. Nokia is one of three winners in the telecommunications industry and the only Finnish company to be honoured. The comprehensive audit […]


Ericsson to accelerate 5G mid-band rollouts

Telecoms equipment vendor Ericsson, has launched three new radios in its industry-leading Massive MIMO portfolio and expanded its RAN Compute portfolio with six RAN products to accelerate 5G mid-band rollouts. The new solutions are powered by Ericsson Silicon – the company’s system on a chip (SoC) range that provides advanced processing capabilities for a rapid […]


Research reveals telcos should prioritize sustainability in 5G deployments

A new report from STL Partners and Vertiv suggests the best ways for telecom operators to face the practical challenges of 5G energy management.   5G will be the most transformative communications technology in a generation and enable a universe of new services, including advanced energy management capabilities that will be critical to solving growing […]


Smile Telecoms Holdings announces leadership changes

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd, a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), has announced after its board meeting held recently, significant changes in the leadership of the group’s board and management. The group has announced the retirement of Irene Charnley and Mohammed Wajih Sharbatly from […]


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