Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

Haidara named Africa ICT executive of the year

Orange aims for growth in Africa

From DION HENRICK in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – BURKINA Faso telecommunications executive, Ben Cheik Haidara, has been named the sector’s Chief Executive Officer of the Year in the continent. Haidara, the local CEO for Orange, has been honoured at the just-ended AfricaCom in South Africa. A judging panel considered him ahead of […]

Emerging technologies: New revenue opportunities for African telcos


By MARIAM ABDULLAHI ALTHOUGH Africa’s largest telco operators are generally showing growth in their customer bases, it is public knowledge that revenue growth has somewhat stalled to as little as 1 percent year on year. This means that despite attracting an increased number of customers, the amount each of these customers spend, is decreasing. In […]

Huawei, Liquid Telecom support demand for cloud services

Li Peng, President of Huawei Southern Africa (R) and Nic Rudnick, Group CEO at Liquid Telecom at the MoU signing in Cape Town on Wednesday

By MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – THE partnership sealed by Huawei and Liquid Telecom is set to offer additional capacity, faster speeds and greater redundancy to customers across South Africa. The partnership has been sealed at AfricaCom 2017 in Cape Town South Africa. Liquid Telecom, the leading pan-African telecoms group and subsidiary […]

Internet lifeline for remote African zones


From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – DENSELY populated African urban areas as well as remote and sparsely populated regions without access to fibre have  received a major boost with the introduction of a cost-effective broadband solution. Huawei, the global information and communications technology service provider, has introduced the service called WTTx. It is based on […]

Telcoms union demands connection of African rural areas

African Telecommunications Union

From MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AFRICAN governments have been urged to speed the connection of rural and remote areas to enhance economic opportunities. Abdoulkarim Soumaila, the African Telecommunications Union, made the call at the AfricaCom, the premier Pan-African technology, telecoms and media event, held in Cape Town, South Africa. “All […]


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