Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

Safaricom offer apology over network outage

SAFARICOM Chief Executive Officer, Bob Collymore

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYA’S SAFARICOM has apologised to its clients following a system outage affecting a number of core services on its network on Monday. This outage affected voice, data, SMS, M-PESA and enterprise services. The company said its engineers identified the root cause of the outage, which […]

P-series buoys Huawei SA market share targets

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By GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HUAWEI Consumer Business Group believes the launch of the of the P10 smartphones, aimed at middle to high-end market, has positioned it to increase its market share in South Africa. In line with those prospects, the company has disclosed plans to open Experience stores in the major cities […]

Boko Haram conflict ruins telecoms infrastructure

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From AHMED OBAFEMI in Maiduguri, Nigeria MAIDUGURI, (CAJ News) – THE Emergency Telecommunications Cluster (ETC) is appealing for a further US$2,81 million to revive communications infrastructure ravaged by conflict in northeast Nigeria. The organisation, a global network of organisations working together to provide shared communications services in humanitarian emergency, said this was over 50 percent […]

Safaricom, Kwesé TV agree video distribution deal

Safaricom, Kwesé TV

From MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – INDUSTRY leader, Safaricom, has signed a distribution agreement with Econet Media’s Kwesé TV to deliver premium video content to Kenyan consumers. Kwesé TV is Africa’s newest multi-platform pay television network. Leveraging Safaricom’s 4G network, Safaricom subscribers will be able to stream Kwesé’s programming on their […]

Econet Media partners MTN Ghana on video content streaming

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From RUSSEL ADADEVOH IN Accra, Ghana ACCRA, (CAJ News) – MTN Ghana has partnered with Econet Media’s Kwese TV to deliver video content to Ghanaian consumers. The latter is Africa’s newest multi-platform Pay TV network. Leveraging MTN’s superfast 4G LTE network, subscribers will be able to experience Kwesé TV’s premium entertainment and sports content seamlessly […]

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