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youYUCASH, the mobile money transfer service brand of Essar Telecom Kenya Limited, has welcomed the recent recommendation by a government task force calling on mobile service providers to develop a common system for facilitating mobile money transfers across networks.

mahinraTech Mahindra, a global systems integrator and business transformation consulting company, plans to establish its Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) operations in Nigeria.

The company hopes that by establishing their headquarters in Nigeria, the West African country will serve as a gateway to other African markets.

iranAs if it weren’t enough that Iran has already figured out how to foil America’s ‘Internet in a Suitcase’ before it has even come into existence, Iranian Communications Minister Resza Taqipour has announced plans for Iran to get its own Internet by the end of August.

Monsters and Critics quoted the official Iranian News Agency, where the details were revealed, saying that Iranian Internet would be available at a speed of 8 megabits, eventually boosting it up to 20.

alexMTN has created the position of Group Chief Commercial Officer and appointed Christian de Faria, to address the need for end-to-end customer process management.

The GCCO will provide a clear, central direction in the key areas of Sales and Distribution, Customer Experience, Customer Analytics, Global Key Account Management and Segmentation.

d3LG Electronics announced the release of its CINEMA 3D LW5700 television, which is equipped with LG’s next generation CINEMA 3D.

The TV combines the first “flicker free” certified 3D picture in the industry with comfortable, light weight glasses, brighter picture, more flexible and wider viewing positions and a wide viewing angle, making them the perfect set for watching 3D images.

semCommunication Service Providers (CSP) look to streamline their business operations and reduce operating expenditure (OPEX) in an increasingly competitive business market, while also meeting the good corporate governance requirements of today’s environmentally sensitive society, Managed Energy Services is rapidly becoming the key business tool to achieving sustainable results.

Cell1South Africa’s non profit Internet industry organistion, Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA) has added an extension to its Johannesburg Internet Exchange (JINX) in order to cater for massive growth in internet traffic.

SA mobile operator, Cell C now exchanges Internet traffic with other Internet Service Providers (ISPs) through JINX. Mobile operator MTN also interconnects at the exchange point through its MTN Business division.

E10Yesterday Microsoft made available the second platform preview for its upcoming browser, Internet Explorer 10.

The new platform preview contains support for “CSS3 Positioned Floats, HTML5 Drag-drop, File Reader API, Media Query, Listeners and initial support for HTML5 Forms.”

orange_logoOrange Uganda has today introduced the email SMS service that enables Orange customers to receive and reply email from any mobile phone, from anywhere, using SMS.

The service, unlike those that users are familiar to, supports the lowest-end mobile phones available on the market. Phones of subscribed users automatically check for new emails at specific time intervals, and are delivered as text messages.

stone_tStone, who co-founded the microblogging platform with Jack Dorsey and Williams in 2006, made the announcement via his blog last night.

He wrote: “My work on Twitter has spanned more than half a decade and I will continue to work with the company for many years to come.