Orange launches new smart feature phones

Orange launches new smart feature phones

Beginning in April 2019, Orange customers in Mali, Burkina Faso and Côte d’Ivoire will have access to a new category of smart feature phones, Sanza, powered by KaiOS, the operating system from KaiOS Technologies At the recent Mobile World Congress, Orange partnered with KaiOS Technologies and UNISOC to launch a phone with voice recognition at […]

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 StanChart launches Full Digital Banking on Mobile

StanChart launches Full Digital Banking on Mobile

Standard Charted bank has launched the new Standard Chartered Mobile (SC Mobile which allows customers of the bank to open accounts and enjoy all bank services on their mobile phones. Speaking at the launch which took place at the Labadi Beach Hotel on Friday, February 22,2019,Chief Executive of Standard Charted Bank Ghana Limited, Mansa Nettey […]

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 Ericsson acquires Kathrein’s antenna, filters ops

Ericsson acquires Kathrein’s antenna, filters ops

Ericsson has acquired the antenna and filters business of German antenna manufacturer Kathrein. No financial details were provided about the deal, which is expected to close in the third quarter, subject to the usual conditions and approvals. Ericsson only noted that the operations reported revenues in 2018 of USD 270 million, excluding sales to Ericsson […]

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 Huawei unveils foldable Mate X, to launch mid-2019 with 5G

Huawei unveils foldable Mate X, to launch mid-2019 with 5G

Huawei has matched rival Samsung with its own foldable smartphone, the Mate X, presented at MWC in Barcelona. Running the company’s first 5G modem chip, the Mate X will be available in mid-2019 for a recommended price of EUR 2,299. Huawei’s device folds outwards from the tablet mode, rather than inwards like Samsung’s Galaxy Fold, […]

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 LG unveils first 5G smartphone, new G series

LG unveils first 5G smartphone, new G series

LG unveiled at MWC in Barcelona its latest high-end smartphones, the LG G8 ThinQ and its first 5G smartphone, the V50 ThinQ. The latter will come with an optional second screen, turning it into a tablet-size device, similar to the foldable phones recently unveiled by Huawei and Samsung. LG’s new flagship, the V50 ThinQ comes […]

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 Vodafone Ghana appoints Obo-Nai as first Ghanaian CEO

Vodafone Ghana appoints Obo-Nai as first Ghanaian CEO

Vodafone Ghana has appointed Patricia Obo-Nai as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 1st April 2019. Obo-Nai is a member of Vodafone Ghana’s Executive Committee and is the first Ghanaian to be appointed CEO of Vodafone Ghana. An Engineer by profession, she comes into her new role with 22 years of experience […]

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 AirtelTigo Business launched to spur growth for businesses

AirtelTigo Business launched to spur growth for businesses

In line with its vision of a better life for all its customers, AirtelTigo has launched AirtelTigo Business, its Business-to-Business arm in Accra. AirtelTigo Business aims to provide end-to-end connectivity solutions to Small, Medium and Large corporate organisations to enable them achieve growth and profitability. Under the tagline “Making Business simple”, AirtelTigo Business offers total […]

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 MTN selects Oracle Cloud Applications to drive digital transformation

MTN selects Oracle Cloud Applications to drive digital transformation

Mobile telecommunications company, MTN has chosen Oracle Cloud Applications to drive digital transformations across all its core business operations. The implementation will help MTN drive efficiency, scale operations and integration across its local and regional operations. “MTN and Oracle partnered in 2018 to complete the design of the Oracle Cloud Applications. 2019 focuses on finalising […]

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 Facebook Flex to launch in Lesotho

Facebook Flex to launch in Lesotho

Facebook Flex, created in a partnership between Vodacom Lesotho and Facebook, is a connectivity service that will allow people to get news and stay up to date with the latest headlines completely free of charge. Customers will essentially be able to switch between free and data modes, so they will still be able to like, […]

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 Globacom to infuse billions on upgrade network capacity

Globacom to infuse billions on upgrade network capacity

Telecommunications operator, Globacom, has revealed its plans to spend billions of funds in the upgrade of its facilities across the country. The investment is expected to go into network infrastructure, swapping of equipment with latest technology, and upgrade of its base stations and switches around Nigeria. According to a new road map document from the […]

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