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SMS firewalls are the gateway for securing A2P SMS messaging channels

Despite the influx of Over the Top (OTT) messaging solutions in recent years, Application-to- Person (A2P) SMS messaging remains the most widely...

LG plans to open 20 new stores in East Africa expansion

LG Electronics has announced the expansion of its footprint in East Africa by opening 20 new stores in four countries as the...

Liquid Intelligent Technologies names new CEO for South Sudan

Pan African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies has named Martin Mushambadope as the Chief Executive Officer for its operations in South Sudan.

Ericsson, Ethio Telecom roll-out 4G network in South West Ethiopia

Ethio telecom has turned to Ericsson to modernise and expand its 4G network coverage into the South West region of Ethiopia by...

Safaricom unveils M-Pesa Super App with new features

Kenya’s Safaricom has rolled out its M-Pesa Super App with new features for customers. It has also launched its M-Pesa for Business...

Orange launches Digital Centre in Ethiopia, its 3rd in Africa

Orange has launched the Addis Ababa Orange Digital Centre, an ecosystem that is entirely dedicated to digital skills and innovation in Ethiopia.

Ukheshe, KCB partner to boost East African Payment Services

Digital fintech platform provider, Ukheshe, has announced the conclusion of a new agreement with the Kenya-based lender KCB Bank Kenya, in an...

Telkom Kenya to scale up 4G network after Loon balloon deal is deflated

Google’s parent company Alphabet, announced that it is shutting down its Loon programme globally and Telkom Kenya, which had a strategic balloon-powered...

Kenya banks lose millions of card payment revenues to telcos

Banks in Kenya are expecting to lose card payments revenues worth Ksh1.2 billion ($11 million) to telecom operators mobile payment platforms in...

Uganda restores internet services but social media is still blocked

Uganda has reactivated internet services after a shutdown imposed by the government ahead of last week's election which was won by the...
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Liquid rolls out high-speed internet between Kinshasa and Brazzaville

Pan African technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies, has announced it has established a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa, Democratic Republic...