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Deal subject to regulatory approval Bharti Airtel today said it has entered into a "definitive agreement" with UAE-based Warid Group to acquire Warid Telecom Uganda, strengthening its footprint in the African region. After the acquisition, existing 2.8 million Warid customers in Uganda will join Airtel's network that serves over 269 million...
Yesterday, Shenzhen-based smartphone markers, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, beat Cupertino-based tech firm, Apple Inc. in the new Counterpoint rankings as they took on the second positions as the biggest smartphone company worldwide in terms of sales volume. With firm planning on launching its next flagship which is said to be...

youtube_logoYouTube has announced the launch of its Ghanaian domain www.youtube.com.gh, a Google company representative said Monday.

Google Ghana’s country manager, Estelle Akofio Sowah, said YouTube Ghana would offer video content through a local interface that promoted video content most relevant to Ghanaians through the domain.

Five Venture Bus tours will this year travel across a total of 14 African countries on a mission to join participants from the global entrepreneurial tech community to build impactful startups. The buses will travel through   East, West, North and Southern Africa from September to December. During that time, a group...
Messaging service WhatsApp has now been rolled out as a free app for iOS devices, just like Android devices. The application used to initially set back iOS users by about $0.99 on download but users can now avail it services for free for the first one year, post which the...
The free face-to-face Ready to Work skills training commenced early this month on December 5th 2016 at the HUB, Oasis Mall. Over 2,000 youth have so far attained the free training where by at the end, each participant received two Certificates in; Barclays ReadytoWork, and Google Digicon Mini. ReadytoWork created by Barclays...
Vodafone Hutchison Australia has announced that it will be providing free roaming to New Zealand for the next 12 months, with the telco also teaming up with Australian airline Qantas on frequent flyer points and traveller offerings. In an effort to attract more customers, the free roaming option will see Vodafone...
Talk about an Apple-branded TV set has slowed in recent months amidst reports322675-retro-apple-tv of a new iPhone and iPad mini, but the topic re-emerged today thanks to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.

The newspaper said Apple is in talks with cable operators to make their content available via the existing Apple TV set-top box.

virus-520x245A new mobile virus capable of racking up large bills on Android-based phones has reared its ugly head in China, where it has already affected more 100,000 devices and nine app stores in the country.

Identified by mobile security company TrustGo — which named it ‘MMarketPay.A’ — the malware can order content from China Mobile’s app store, and TrustGo found evidence that it has already infected content in the following third party app stores: nDuoaGFanAppChinaLIQUANFONESoft.3g.cnTalkPhone159.com and AZ4SD.

News coming in indicate that Prime Minister David Cameron could push for a ban on WhatsApp and Snapchat if he wins this year’s general election. This is as a result of new surveillance plans proposed in the wake of the terror attacks in France. “In our country, do we want to...