The Tanzanian government has been working towards exploiting the ICT potentials to improve employment opportunities and subsequently reduce poverty in the country
But to facilitate this, needs to 3G mobile technology to be available not only in main cities but also in densely populated rural areas.
Etisalat yesterday received a seven-year finance deal worth $1.2 billion from 13 banks, which is split into two tranches
Etisalat will use the syndicated loan to refinance its existing $650 million loan and support the expansion of its network in Nigeria.
Located in East-Central Africa, South Sudan is the world’s newest formed country in Africa
It became a member of the United Nation in July 2011. And it became a member of the World Bank group in 2012. Decades of armed conflicts have left its toll on this country.
Dr Frederick Norkeh, Minister for Liberia’s Posts and Telecommunications Ministry, has called on policy makers to make sure that technologies help Liberia realise its goals and not damage it
He also urged every Liberian to ensure that ICT does not put road safety at risk.
Dr. Eugene Juwah, NCC Executive Vice Chairman, is positive that the vitality exhibited by the telecommunication industry is due to the enabling environment made possible by the Nigerian Communication Commission Act, which was passed to encourage investments in the communications industry in Nigeria, by laying down best practices that are hope to safeguard investors.
MTN Rwanda has decided to take the SIM card registration to their customers
Mobile phone subscribers who are not able to come to service centres to register their SIM cards will have the opportunity to register at home or at their work place.
According to the Nigeria Communications Commission more than 4,000 subscribers changed mobile operators, just 48 hours after the launch of Mobile Number Portability (MNP) in April 2012
The information was shared by Mr Tony Ojobo, Director of NCC’s Public Affairs, in his speech during the World Telecom and Information Society Day (WTISD) held over the weekend in Lagos.
It is during difficult times when innovation is born. In difficult situations, people become creative
They learn to make-do with what they have or make it better. And Africa is no stranger to tough times. Five million forty seven thousand people in Africa live without electricity, and over half of the continent’s population don’t have access to clean water. In a continent with over 1 billion, that’s a lot of people.
Prof Makame Mbawara, Tanzania’s Minister for Communication, Science and Technology, has said on Thursday that the Tanzanian government has prepared a policy for sharing infrastructure between ICT operators in the country
The policy is to ensure that existing and new operators work together and avoid internet congestion.
Despite the government’s call to share their infrastructure, it seems that telecom operators in Zimbabwe are not in the mood to share
But they may need to, soon. According to a government minister, it is planning to introduce a policy that will force telecom operators to share their infrastructure.