The 2Africa consortium, comprised of China Mobile International, Facebook, MTN GlobalConnect, Orange, stc, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone and WIOCC, announced today the addition of four new branches to the 2Africa cable. The branches will extend 2Africa’s connectivity to the Seychelles, the Comoros Islands, and Angola, and bring a new landing to south-east Nigeria. The new branches join the recently announced extension to the Canary Islands. Continue reading
Vodafone and Google Cloud today announced a new, six-year strategic partnership to drive the use of reliable and secure data analytics, insights, and learnings to support the introduction of new digital products and services for Vodafone customers simultaneously worldwide. Continue reading
Penzaboy Management seems to be the home of the future leaders of Zambia’s music scene by targeting the best upcoming musicians in Zambia with an international appeal, an example of this is the music label’s new signing of the leaders of the new wave Ikko Ace & Muko, whose creativity even caught the eye of Slap Dee, who posted on Facebook; Continue reading
Autonomous trucks need to warn e-bikes of their presence to avoid accidents, first responders need to know the position of critical medical drones with pinpoint accuracy, and operators need to precisely locate precious cargo. Vodafone customers will have applications that do all that and more thanks to a new technology it is testing. Continue reading
Japan’s SoftBank is close to making an investment in U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork expected to be worth over $3 billion, according to CNBC. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
SoftBank Group Corp agrees to buy UK chip designer ARM Holdings PLC in a 24.3 billion pound ($32.2 billion) deal.
Vodafone says that hackers broke into nearly 2,000 customer accounts, in the second cyber attack on a British telecoms company this month.
Profile of Lewis Hamilton who clinched his third world drivers’ title in Formula One with victory at the US Grand Prix in Texas.
Mobile Connect Trials Planned in All Major Regions in 2015
BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Bharti Airtel, a leading telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, today announced a partnership to bring innovative mobile payment services to seven markets in Africa including Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, Seychelles and Tanzania.