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Egyptian ICT Minister meets ZTE and HP top executives

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology Yasser ElKady received ZTE Egypt CEO Woo Lee and Vice President Tamer Fayed to follow-up on the implementation of the company’s business plans. These were first presented to the ICT Minister in October aiming to build a long strategic partnership between the two parties. During the meeting, the […]


IDC expands relationship in Egypt with government agencies

The Minister of Communications and Information Technology, HE Yasser El Kady opened Egypt’s Chief Information Officer Summit 2016, organised by International Data Corporation. The CIO Summit was held in Egypt for the second consecutive year, discussing opportunities of digital transformation and learning about latest trends and best practices in the world of technology. During the […]


Ericsson recognised as IT Partner of The Year by Etisalat Misr

Ericsson was awarded the highest category award, IT Partner of The Year, at Etisalat Misr I-Awards 2015, which was held in New Cairo. The award was received by Helene Henriksson, Head of Ericsson Egypt. The event was organised by Etisalat IT Vendor Management Office where all Etisalat IT partners were invited to share Etisalat IT […]


Safaricom to lease last mile fibre network from Kenya Power

Kenya Power, through its subsidiary Kenya Power International, and Safaricom Limited, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see more Kenyans connected to broadband internet. The MoU sets the stage for the two firms to collaborate to implement a pilot fibre optic project aimed at providing internet to homes via Kenya’s Power’s electricity distribution […]


Mahindra Comviva includes Mondial Multimedia in Africa content portfolio

Mahindra Comviva, a global vendor in providing mobility solutions, announced it has partnered with Mondial Multimedia, a mobile media platform in Africa. The tie-up with Mondial Multimedia will strengthen Mahindra Comviva’s digital music content portfolio in the continent. With this partnership, Mondial Multimedia will provide the most popular content from local artists like Josey, Serge […]


ThoughtSpot and BITanium bring search-driven analytics to SA

BITanium, specialists in extracting actionable insights from data, has announced it is partnering with ThoughtSpot, the leader in search-driven analytics, to make data analyses easier and more accessible for every business person in South Africa. Leading global 1,000 brands in top industries across retail, financial services, telecom and healthcare are turning to ThoughtSpot’s easy-to-use search interface […]


MainOne extends undersea cable to Niger Delta

MainOne (www.MainOne.net), a telecoms and network services provider in West Africa, has announced that the high capacity Nigerian-Cameroon  (NCSCS) connecting Lagos, Nigeria and Kribi, Cameroon has been completed and went live in December 2015. The new submarine cable system will address increasing demand for reliable broadband connectivity in Cameroon, and is a key component of […]


AEG selected by Powertronics for Egyptian National Railway crossings

AEG Power Solutions, a global vendor of power electronic systems, announced that Powertronics has selected one of its power system solutions to secure the power for the new automatic control systems it will provide to Egyptian National Railways. The current contract was signed for a first wave of over 300 Protect MIP DC rectifier chargers […]


Kodak Alaris expands scanner portfolio

Organisations of all sizes—from small offices to global enterprises—are in a race without a finish line, spurred by business and IT leaders to win a virtual sprint toward digital transformation and operational efficiency. At the heart of it all is the urgent need to digitise hard copy documents and make information easily accessible to stakeholders […]


Dimension Data announces joint go to market for Cisco Spark

Dimension Data and Cisco announced the launch of Cisco Spark and Spark Hybrid Services globally. Dimension Data will leverage its global footprint and expertise to offer Spark and its hybrid services to help improve user experiences, adoption and business return. Cisco Spark delivers cloud-based business communications that enables customers to message, meet and call anyone, […]


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