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CommScope delivers site-sharing solutions to Tunisia’s largest wireless carrier

Rooftops and towers are already overloaded but need to implement site sharing solutions to expedite network improvements for meeting connectivity demands.  Ooredoo Tunisia executed a successful trial using a CommScope 900 MHz low-loss combiner (LLC) for site sharing between Ooredoo and another carrier, swapping out a hybrid 3 dB combiner with the LLC 900 unit. […]


Wirecard cooperates with Royal Air Maroc to integrate digital payments

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, is handling payments for online and travel agency bookings for Royal Air Maroc, Morocco’s national airline, and one of Africa’s leading and fastest growing airlines. In addition to processing all online Visa, Mastercard and Maestro payments for Royal Air Maroc, Wirecard also handles credit card payments made via travel agency […]


El Sewedy Egypt goes international with Oracle Cloud

El Sewedy CIO Abdel Aziz Kamel shares how the 80-plus-entities company went live with Oracle HCM in five months.


iSON Xperiences commended for rapid growth in African BPO market

Frost & Sullivan has recognised iSON Xperiences with the 2019 African Company of the Year Award for its focus on developing the domestic African BPO markets. The company believes that Africa can match India’s competency in BPO, IT and ITES through high employment generation, greater focus on skills training and development, aggressive capacity building, and direct government intervention. “iSON is […]


Banque du Caire goes live with Temenos to redefine digital customer experience

Temenos, the banking software company, has announced that Banque du Caire has gone live with Temenos Infinity, the omni-channel digital banking product to transform the bank’s multiple banking channels into a fast, seamless and compelling customer journey. At this first stage of the Temenos Infinity implementation, the bank has gone live with digital channels servicing […]


Ooredoo Algeria deploys Nokia Cloud Mobile Gateway

Nokia is helping Ooredoo Algeria take the first step towards next generation networks and reinforce its technology leadership in the region with the successful deployment of North Africa’s first virtualised Mobile Gateway. This is a crucial step for the migration of core network elements to the cloud and paves the way for the transformation of […]


Vodafone Egypt deploys Nokia Subscriber Data Management over telco cloud for faster rollout of LTE services

Nokia is deploying a cloud-based Subscriber Data Management (SDM) solution that enables Vodafone Egypt to offer innovative services to its 4G customers. The deployment, under the Spring SDM project, helps Egypt’s largest service provider to continue transforming its operations around telco cloud technology. The adoption of Nokia’s Telco Cloud Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) helps Vodafone […]


EON Reality launches Interactive Digital Centre in Morocco

EON Reality, a world leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge transfer, together with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), organised the launch ceremony of the first Interactive Digital Centre (IDC) in Morocco. Located on Mohammed VI Polytechnic University’s campus in Ben Guerir, the new IDC will provide Augmented and Virtual Reality (AVR) […]


Orange launches its first ‘Orange Digital Centre’ in Tunisia

Orange has launched the ‘Orange Digital Centre’ in Tunis, which is built around a completely new concept and entirely dedicated to innovation. Attending the launch were Anouar Maarouf, Tunisian Minister of Communication Technologies and the Digital Economy, Abdelkoddous Saadaoui, Tunisian Secretary of State for Youth, Alioune Ndiaye, Chief Executive Officer of Orange Middle East and […]


Telecom Egypt signs Letter of Intent offering with PEACE

Telecom Egypt has signed a binding Letter of Intent (LoI) with Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Co and its affiliate, HENGTONG OPTIC-ELECTRIC, the Chinese technology and industrial giant. Under the LoI, PEACE will be granted an additional fibre pair to its redundant cross Egypt routes to accommodate PEACE extensive demand […]


Telecom Egypt signs Letter of Intent offering with PEACE

Telecom Egypt has signed a binding Letter of Intent (LoI) with Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Co and its affiliate, HENGTONG OPTIC-ELECTRIC, the Chinese technology and industrial giant. Under the LoI, PEACE will be granted an additional fibre pair to its redundant cross Egypt routes to accommodate PEACE extensive demand […]


Huawei executives meet Egyptian Prime Minister to promote digital ecosystem

Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, met with Li Jie, Chairman of Huawei’s Supervisory Board, to discuss new capital smart city construction related technologies and practical education and training in various industry sectors. It was the second high-level meeting between the two sides this year to promote Egypt’s digital cooperation after the World Economic Forum talks […]


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