Bharti Airtel last week announced a partnership with brand and multimedia group TRACE and international music superstar Akon to launch what it described as Africa’s biggest mobile music challenge. Dubbed "Airtel TRACE Music Star," the competition will be rolled out across 13 Countries in francophone and anglophone Africa where the network...
Airtel Ghana  has been fined GH¢50,000.00 by the National Communication Authority (NCA)  and ordered to resolve Stand-alone Dedicated Control Channel (SDCCH) Congestion in Jirap. The telecom was also directed to improve 3G network coverage in Wa, Lawra, Tumu and Jirapa by December 2015. This wasthe First Ever Quality of Service Monitoring for...
Airtel Rwanda and Tigo Rwanda, a subsidiary of Millicom, have announced a partnership to pilot interoperability between their two mobile money transfer service platforms. This collaboration will allow Airtel Money and Tigo Cash subscribers to send and receive money directly into their mobile wallets without use of vouchers. Tano Oware, Acting Chief Executive...
Bharti Airtel has no plans to exit Africa, and is in fact looking to sharpen its focus on the rest of the continent post the planned sale of its operations in four countries to France's Orange, the company said, even as the move to divest part of the assets...
Today, Airtel Rwanda has announced the commercial introduction of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) services, which are offered over ORN Rwanda’s open-access 4G infrastructure. The news were revealed by Airtel Rwanda’s financial director Tano Oware was cited as saying: ‘Our customers can now enjoy extremely fast download speeds and we look...
Airtel Nigeria has partnered with 2go, a mobile focused social network,  to launch a new social bundle for data on Airtel’s service. According to 2go: “For only NGN 100 per week or NGN 200 monthly, Airtel subscribers can obtain unlimited access to 2go.” “The latest version of 2go adds voice notes that...
As part of the implementation of the One Network Area project of the northern corridor infrastructure, Airtel Rwanda has today slashed call rates to Uganda by 78%. Airtel customers will now call Uganda for as low as Rwf59 per minute.
Airtel and Liquid Telecom have entered into a partnership agreement where Airtel will use the Liquid Telecom’s terrestrial fibre network to connect its mobile base stations and enterprises. The framework agreement enables Airtel to leverage Liquid Telecom’s existing 20,000km-long fibre network across East, Central and Southern Africa and will also enables Airtel’s African operations...
Apple has launched a new campaign on its homepage called “Shot on iPhone 6,″ which showcases photographs taken using the iPhone 6 by photographers around the world.
Airtel yesterday announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services to offer its cloud computing services to customers.