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SEACOM acquires FibreCo Telecommunications

By Press Release 1 March 2019

Pan-African communications provider SEACOM today formally announced the completion of the 100% acquisition of FibreCo Telecommunications. FULL STORY >

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ATU: Connectivity, Affordability and Accessibility key focus for Africa’s digital inclusivity

By Press Release 9 November 2017

The Africa Telecommunications Union (ATU) highlighted the importance of connecting rural and remote areas in Africa to economic opportunities at AfricaCom held on 7- 9 November in Cape Town, saying... FULL STORY >

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The future of the telco business model

By Press Release 18 September 2017

Deloitte explores four possible scenarios. FULL STORY >

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Africa, a continent seeing a digital boom

By Press Release 25 May 2017

Mark McCallum of Orange Business Services, talks about digital transformation in Africa, and the opportunities and challenges that the evolving African market offers to businesses and telcos. FULL STORY >

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Telcos risk becoming single-digit-margin businesses if they don’t keep up with rapidly evolving industry

By Press Release 6 December 2016

Over the past two decades the telecommunications industry has been driven by new and faster technology. Accenture SA's De Wet Bisschoff explores why businesses in that industry run the... FULL STORY >

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How CIOs should understand digital dislocation and why the cloud is the answer

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 18 November 2016

Following their collaborative report on digital dislocation with Cisco, we spoke to BT's MD for sub-Saharan Africa, Oliver Fortuin, on why CIOs should be turning to the cloud to solve this growing issue. FULL STORY >

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Juniper Research recognises Gemalto as an established leader in fast-growing IoT market

By Press Release 6 October 2016

To date the use of traditional SIMs has been dominant in the M2M and consumer electronic domains. However, Juniper predicts that the adoption and promotion of the new GSMA eSIM standard will stimulate strong... FULL STORY >

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The new threat to telecommunications operators’ revenues: OTT bypass

By Staff Writer 14 September 2016

Telecommunications operators and Government regulators are facing crippling losses around termination revenues from OTT players such as WhatsApp and Viber, according to global fraud expert and CEO of Revector, Andy Gent. FULL STORY >

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Workonline Communications and FibreCo Telecommunications partnership means savings for fibre clients

By Staff Writer 19 August 2015

Terrestrial connectivity service provider Workonline Communications has built its success on a combination of highly skilled engineers and strong partnerships with other important network... FULL STORY >

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SAP: Mobile’s Future Is a Happy Customer

By Staff Writer 13 May 2015

SAP believes networks operators face multiple problems, but the customer doesn’t need to be one. FULL STORY >

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Nokia agrees to purchase Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 Billion

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 15 April 2015

Finnish manufacturer Nokia has confirmed its interest to purchase French telecoms company Alcatel-Lucent for a proposed fee of $16.6 billion. FULL STORY >

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Advanced analytics and telecoms, a power combination

By Staff Writer 25 February 2015

Telecommunications and advanced analytics are a symbiotic duo that can help fast track African development and revolutionise business, says LGR Telecommunications. FULL STORY >

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M2M not hype, but real potential

By Staff Writer 8 December 2014

A perfect storm of the right technology and an environment ripe for change has converged to push machine-to-machine (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT) to the forefront. Tony Smallwood of Vodacom explains. FULL STORY >

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Innovation is key in a shifting telecommunications market

By Staff Writer 8 December 2014

The advent of cloud computing, the digital era and the growing phenomenon of ‘Bring Your Own Everything’ or BYOx, have caused a dramatic shift in the telecommunications market. Consumers and business alike are demanding cheaper and... FULL STORY >

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Nashua Mobile and Orange announce partnership

By Ryan Noik 13 June 2013

Nashua Mobile and Orange have joined forces, with a particular eye on not just expanding the latters presence in South Africa, but also easing the costs of staying connected when travelling abroad. FULL STORY >

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