Following a comprehensive selection process conducted by MTN Group technology division on the prospective bidders to take on MTN Uganda‘s technical team to manage the telecom giant’s mobile networks, Chinese equipment vendor ZTE has been awarded the outsourcing contract. This means ZTE will officially take on the firm’s Operations...
A research sponsored by a complainant in the EU antitrust trial against the company has revealed that Google is favoring of its own services in search results. This doesn’t just harm competitors, it also harms consumers. The research found that users are 45 percent more likely to click on search results organically...
Every once in a while, someone calls me asking for my help to unsubscribe from either receiving caller tunes or MTN voice. This is always because they get charged for such service every day or week or even a month. In the light of all these complaints MTN Uganda is...
Safaricom has taken rival telecommunications company Airtel to court on claims that it is infringing on its M-Pesa trademark by including its symbols on its advertising billboards. Safaricom has filed pictures in court that it claims show evidence of Airtel Kenya’s usage of signs that are identical to two of...
South Africa’s best and brightest app developers have less than a week to submit their apps to the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. Entries close on 3 July 2015. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards is the premiere app awards event in South Africa offering prizes,...
Kenya's Safaricom taken Airtel to court and convinced High Court judge Francis Gikonyo to order Airtel to temporarily stop any advert or print adverts bearing Safaricom's M-Pesa sign until when the case is determined. This is because of Airtel's move to display M-Pesa logo on its advertorial to market Airtel Money Service. Safaricom...
Kampala, Uganda -  June 23, 2015 — Microsoft has today delivered on the promise of optimized productivity for smartphone users with the introduction of a new range of Lumia phones comprising Lumia 540, Lumia 640XL and the most affordable Lumia device to date, the Lumia 430 Dual SIM in...
Web and Internet giant Google has launched an ad-supported version of Google Play Music. The service will be available first in the US and the free version of Google Play Music works sort of like Pandora. Users can browse through themed radio stations and find songs that suit your current mood,...
Gemalto, one of the world leaders in digital security and Orange Business Services, a global communications solutions operator and integrator have today announced the integration of Gemalto’s SafeNet Authentication Service with Business VPN Galerie, the Orange Business Services secured cloud hub. Orange Business Services customers benefit from Gemalto’s solution through...
Bharti Airtel has named Yaya Touré  who is a Manchester City midfielder and Ivory Coast captain  as the new brand ambassador for Africa. Yaya Touré was unveiled together with the launch of a new tagline and campaign dubbed 'It's Now' aimed at positioning the telecommunication service provider future strategy in Kenya...