Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

West Africa mobile ecosystem worth $50 billion in 2022


from ALEXIS DOUMBIA in Abidjan, Ivory Coast ABIDJAN, (CAJ News) – THE mobile industry in West Africa is forecast to contribute more than $50 billion annually to the region’s economy by 2022. Mobile Special Group Association, popularly known as GSMA (Groupe Spéciale Mobile Association), made the projections at the Mobile 360 – West Africa event […]

TVWS technlogy to bridge South Africa digital divide


by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE publication of the Television White Space (TVWS) regulations by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) will enable affordable broadband through dynamic spectrum access technologies. This is according to the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance (DSA) as it congratulated the regulator on the move. Kalpak Gude, President of […]

Massive broadband expansion for West Africa


by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – KEY industries in West Africa are set to enjoy fast, high-quality and resilient broadband connectivity following an agreement between Vodacom Business Nigeria and Intelsat, the global satellite company. Under a new multi-year agreement, Vodacom Business Nigeria will utilise the satellite services on Intelsat 35e to enhance services to banking, oil and […]

Liquid Telecom appoints new CEO for SA

Reshaad Sha, Liquid Telecom South Africa CEO

by AKANI CHAUKE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – LIQUID Telecom, the pan-African telecommunications group, has appointed Reshaad Sha as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for South Africa. The appointment of the local executive is effective June 1. Sha will oversee the growth of digital services and the rollout of enhanced network services for enterprises and consumers across the […]

NetOne settles player-versus-club deadlock in Zimbabwe


from DANAI MWARUMBA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – MOBILE network operator, NetOne, which sponsors Zimbabwe’s three biggest football sides, has intervened in the payment dispute between Dynamos and Cameroonian striker, Christian Ntouba Joel Epoupa. The matter appeared to be impacting on the company’s brand. Lazarus Muchenje, NetOne Chief Executive, summoned Dynamos management comprising […]

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