New streaming service to launch in Africa

Posted by - October 10, 2019

In September 2019, video compression technologies company V-Nova announced a new partnership with OTT TV company Simpestream to launch new streaming service MVMO. This new streaming service is set to launch in Africa in late 2019. The service, according to V-Nova, will combine the V-Nova P+ codec-agnostic enhancement and easy-to-deploy Simplestream streaming platform to provide

Smile Rewards Customers with New SMiFi, Router Devices

Posted by - October 3, 2019

In furtherance of its quest to always please and excite its customers, 4G LTE pioneer service provider in West Africa, Smile Nigeria, has launched a campaign that is designed to give new SMiFi and router devices to its loyal customers. The latest offer is targeted at customers who have spent a minimum of 12 months

HTC names Orange exec Yves Maitre as new CEO

Posted by - September 17, 2019

HTC has appointed the Orange executive Yves Maitre as its new CEO, effective immediately. He has worked at the French operator over 14 years, most recently as EVP of Consumer Equipment and Partnerships. Cher Wang, who served as CEO for four years, will continue as chair of the HTC board, focusing on the company’s technological

Uwa Suleiman, new Spokesperson for Nigeria Ministry of Communications

Posted by - September 13, 2019

The Honourable Minister of Communications, Dr. Ali Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has appointed Mrs. Uwa Suleiman as his spokesperson. Until her latest appointment, Mrs. Suleiman was the Assistant Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, at the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). According to a letter signed by the Minister, who was also until his appointment, the Director

Airtel Tanzania gets new managing director

Posted by - September 9, 2019

Dar es Salaam. Airtel Africa has appointed George Mathen as Managing Director for Airtel Tanzania, his appointment is set to take effect on October 1, the company said in a statement. Mr. Mathen has more than 20 years of experience in senior management roles, with experience in the telecommunications and FMCG sectors. Prior to joining

Polaris Bank Unveils New Mobile Banking App

Posted by - September 6, 2019

Polaris Bank Limited has unveiled its new mobile banking App and is offering customers, a 50 per cent discount on all transfer fees for 30 days after registration on the app. The bank disclosed that the new mobile banking App, “is now available to users on both Google Play for Android devices and the Apple

OPPO Launches New Smartphones

Posted by - August 15, 2019

The global smartphone brand, OPPO Mobile Telecommunications has unveiled its latest mid-range smartphones, OPPO A5s and OPPO A1K into the Nigerian mobile market. Boasting a stylish design and long-lasting battery life, the OPPO A5s features the year’s most popular waterdrop screen, as well as dual rear cameras and a fingerprint scanner. With a robust 4230mAh

DJI launches new Osmo Mobile 3

Posted by - August 14, 2019

DJI introduces the Osmo Mobile 3, a portable, foldable mobile phone stabilizer. DJI has introduced the latest edition to the Osmo series, the Osmo Mobile 3, a portable, foldable mobile phone stabilizer which is estimated to be available in South African by mid-September. DJI says the lightweight Osmo Mobile 3 allows users to capture ultra-steady

Casio, School Kits introduce new software solution

Posted by - July 25, 2019

To stem the perennial tide of failure in Math and Science subjects in Nigerian schools, Casio has partnered with School Kits to train teachers with new software solution that will aid their capabilities. Business Development Manager, Middle East, Casio, Elie Karen, disclosed that an online resource software that would be used to train teachers in

MTN appoints Motlanthe as new investor relations executive

Posted by - July 23, 2019

Mobile telecommunications company MTN said on Monday it had appointed Thato Motlanthe as its new executive for investor relations, effective from September 1. Motlanthe replaces Nik Kershaw who left MTN at the end of May. He will report to group chief financial officer Ralph Mupita. Motlanthe brings extensive experience in South African and global capital