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Friday, 25 July 2014 10:52

Market research firm yStats.com has released findings in its “Africa B2C E-Commerce Report – 2013” indicating the growing Internet penetration

The spread of mobile technology and improvement of payment and delivery infrastructure are factors that can boost E-Commerce on the continent.

Thursday, 24 July 2014 07:27

Rwanda’s leading telecommunications provider, MTN, has announced a partnership with KCB, RSwitch and I&M Bank which aims to improve access to financial services in Rwanda

This service will enable customer to access their banking services through the Mobile money platform at their own convenience.

Thursday, 24 July 2014 05:57

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC has given itself a pass mark for introducing the code of corporate governance in Nigerian telecom sector

Key considerations for a successful corporate governance regime will consist elements of voluntary commitments and good business practices by the regulated entities.

Thursday, 24 July 2014 05:44

Fundtech, a leader in payments solutions for banks and businesses, has launched Mobilescape VX, a device upgrade for its Mobilescape wireless card processing solution

The new hardware combines Verifone’s VX 680 POS hardware with Fundtech’s software, transaction processing, wireless service, and customer support.

Skillsoft’s new resource ‘Cloud-Based Learning Solutions: Making the Right Choice for Your Enterprise’ focus on cloud-based learning and how best to leverage it to achieve specific business goals

The complimentary e-book is an all-encompassing guide that educates organizations on everything from selecting a cloud learning solution to realizing improved business outcomes.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 08:04

Cell C, the leading alternative mobile operator in South Africa, selected the TNS Nextgen portfolio of financial clearing and settlement servicesto reduce debt and improve cash flow

By selecting TNS Nextgen financial settlement solutions, Cell C expects to lower their inter-carrier outstanding debts and increase cash flow to their growing business in South Africa.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 08:02

South African-based Nedbank has partnered with Entersekt to integrate the solution provider’s Online Card Purchase Authorization technology into the bank’s Approve-it™ system.

Approve-it™ is an implementation of Entersekt’s interactive transaction authentication technology, and since the launch of Approve-it™ on Nedbank’s online banking channel.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 11:23

Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, announced that it has developed the first debit card certified by MasterCard

The debit card meets the Durbin Amendment guidelines that require issuers to identify two unaffiliated debit networks, for each debit or prepaid card they issue.

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 05:28

Exchange Data International (EDI), a global provider of specialised financial information to market participants, announced the enhancement of its online African Financial and Economic Data service (AFED)

The Service now includes African Central Bank economic data reported directly from source.

Monday, 21 July 2014 07:02

Liquid Telecom, a leading data, voice and IP provider in Africa, is stepping up resources leased from Eutelsat Communications to meet increasing demand for IP connectivity

Liquid Telecom and Eutelsat have extended their relationship to 2019 with a new multi-transponder contract for satellite capacity delivering premium coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa.