Today, nine innovations will be recognized at the gala dinner of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The first ever MTN Innovation Awards were held in 2015, recognizing several developers for their products that were helping in improving the livelihoods of Ugandans where winners from each category was awarded a...
Leading global ICT solutions provider, Huawei called on telecom carriers in Africa to focus on providing customers with a great user experience to achieve new value-driven growth. Paul Michael Scanlan, CTO of Huawei’s Carrier Network Business Group made this appeal in his keynote speech at AfricaCom, the premier Pan-African technology,...
Google and Salesforce announced on Monday a new strategic partnership through which the CRM giant is naming Google Cloud Platform, a "preferred cloud provider," and Google is reciprocating by selecting Salesforce its preferred CRM. In addition to the platform partnerships, Google's G Suite office productivity portfolio will see deeper integration with...
Telecom firm; MTN Uganda mid this year, launched its annual sporting event - but this time around with a unique twist in it. The firm this time around asked its participant to choose what cause they will be representing or running for on the 19th of November, 2017. The...
Huawei’s RuralStar Solution makes the communication dream come true for people in rural areas of Africa. With 100% coverage in urban areas across the continent, competition to retain and/ or grow user bases is fierce for mobile operators.  At the same time, however, more than 50 percent of the continent´s...
Despite the high levels of mobile penetration in Kenya, fixed broadband penetration rate sits at less than two percent, which fails to meet the network requirements for the next generation of home and business users, and potentially offers new market opportunities for carriers. According to the ITU's "Impact of broadband...
Huawei is set to release its Envision Video Platform in Africa during Africacom to be held on 7- 9 November in Cape Town, aiming to assist carriers in developing and optimising video as a fundamental service with the best user experience. The cloudification architecture platform will support the latest 4K/Ultra...
As we probably know, telecom firm MTN Uganda slightly made a unique change to its 14th annual Kampala Marathon where participants will have to pick from one of two causes; Improve Maternal Health (which be improving maternal health at Komamboga and Kiswa Health Centers) or Reduce Child Exposure to Cancer...
After months of testing, Microsoft is bringing its updated Skype for desktop experience to everyone. The update carries over the same aesthetic flourishes seen in the Android and iOS Skype updates that rolled out over the summer. That includes plenty of pops of color and customizable themes. A dedicated notification panel can...
Teleco firm; MTN Uganda has today announced officially a panel of five judges that will make the decision on the winners of the MTN Innovation Awards 2017. The judges were selected on the basis of their experience in understanding technology and potential to offer an objective assessment of the...