What are the Top Storage Trends for 2022?

With 2021 behind us, we look at the storage market to see an exciting 2022 ahead of us. Cyber resilience, AI, supercharged application and workload performance and availability, and reduction of OPEX and CAPEX in today’s world of hybrid cloud and containers – all of these come together to frame up the next 12 months....

Angola Cables partners Cabo Verde Telecom on West African drive

CVTelecom (Cabo Verde Telecom) and Angola Cables have signed a joint cooperation agreement to identify synergies to expand connectivity and network capabilities. According to a statement released by the companies, the strategic partnership will also streamline closer commercial cooperation in the development of customised networking products and solutions that can be brought to market in...

MTN appoints new Digital and Fintech CTIO

MTN Group has appointed Hermann Tischendorf as the company’s Chief Technology & Information Officer for Digital and Fintech, effective on 1 December 2021. “We are delighted to have a seasoned executive of Hermann’s calibre joining our growing DigiFin team,” says MTN Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer Serigne Dioum. “He brings the skills and experience...

Eutelsat’s Konnect Africa and Vodacom Partner to Bring High-Speed Broadband to Unserved Regions of Tanzania

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) (Paris:ETL) and Vodacom Tanzania PLC have signed a service agreement for packaged services to bring connectivity to underserved regions of Tanzania, leveraging Eutelsat’s EUTELSAT KONNECT high-throughput satellite. Following a successful Proof of Concept trial, Vodacom will commercialize services on the EUTELSAT KONNECT satellite under its own brand, building out its...

South African telcos ponder profit vs need conundrum

Telecoms leaders argue poverty alleviation and increasing rural connection should not be undermined by a focus on profits alone. It is time to rethink how one assesses business success when connecting rural or marginalised communities to an increasingly digital economy. This was one of the discussion points raised at the South African Telecommunications and Applications...

Uganda: TerraPay partners with MTN Mobile Money Uganda to boost real-time international money transfers

TerraPay, a global payments infrastructure company, has announced its association with MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited, a telecom operator in Uganda and part of the MTN Group. The partnership will enable  MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited in facilitating international digital cross border remittances and speedy money transfers to beneficiaries in regions such as India and China. Since 2020, TerraPay has...

MTN Nigeria advances on IPO plans

MTN Group has announced that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved an offer for sale of up to 575 million ordinary shares in MTN Nigeria, by way of a bookbuild to qualified investors (Institutional Offer) and a fixed price to retail investors (Retail Offer). The Institutional Offer opens on 23 November 2021 and...

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