Telecoms

Nov 20, 2017
New research indicates that criminals are increasingly exploiting the growth of ‘fake news’ for commercial gain. The growth of so-called fake news has traditionally been associated with the political sphere…
Nov 11, 2017
A U.S. citizen accused of attempting to subvert President Robert Mugabe’s government was released from Zimbabwe’s maximum security jail on Friday, a day after the High Court ordered her to…
Nov 10, 2017
Ericsson has successfully completed a live deployment of Business Support Systems (BSS) with MTN Cote D'Ivoire. The deployment includes Ericsson Charging System, Ericsson Dynamic Activation and Ericsson Multi Mediation. The…
Nov 08, 2017
A Qatari investor is selling a 5 percent stake in top Indian telecoms carrier Bharti Airtel on Wednesday for about 95 billion rupees ($1.46 billion), adding to the sanctions-hit Gulf…
Nov 07, 2017
Recent revelations about how Russian agents inserted ads on Facebook, in an attempt to influence the 2016 election, present a troubling question: Is Facebook bad for democracy? As a scholar…
Nov 06, 2017
African countries have worked hard to improve children’s access to basic education, but there’s still significant work to be done. Today, 32,6 million children of primary-school age and 25,7 million…
Nov 04, 2017
Zimbabwean police arrested a US citizen on Friday for allegedly tweeting that President Robert Mugabe is a "goblin whose wife and step-son bought a Rolls-Royce," lawyers said. Zimbabwe Lawyers for…
Nov 02, 2017
Facebook on Wednesday reported profits leapt 79 percent on booming revenue from online ads in the third quarter, topping investor forecasts and buoying shares already at record highs. The leading…
Oct 30, 2017
We're usually forced to live with our mistakes in this world, but WhatsApp is now giving us a way to erase our little embarrassments. Starting now (at least for some…
Oct 25, 2017
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) announced that subscribers browsing the internet through its network increased to 93 million in September from 92.1 million the previous month. The telecommunications industry regulator…
Oct 24, 2017
TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and Africa region. The regional launch took place in Jumeirah…
Oct 16, 2017
The head of Samsung Electronics Co.'s components business, in a surprise move, announced plans to resign, acknowledging that the firm faces an "unprecedented crisis" and is struggling to find new…
Oct 16, 2017
ECOWAS Ministers in charge of Telecommunications and ICT have approved the free regional roaming regulation for ECOWAS Member countries. The endorsement of the regional roaming regulation came during the 15th…
Oct 12, 2017
Namibia's mobile phone network coverage has increased to 95 percent, while mobile subscriptions are at 119.16 per 100 people, the prime minister said. Saara Kuungogelwa-Amadhila said this when she officially…

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