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Tag: Internet Technology

Yabx Expands its Operations and Service Offerings as Digital Lending Gains Momentum in Africa Region
Telecommunications

Yabx Expands its Operations and Service Offerings as Digital Lending Gains Momentum in Africa Region

NAIROBI, Kenya, September 22, 2021/APO Group/ -- Appoints Telecom Industry Expert Eunice R. Gatama as Director for Africa Business; aims for continued growth as digital lending services are projected to grow rapidly in Africa. Yabx (Yabx.co), a fintech venture offering credit products across 12 countries in Africa, today announced the appointment of Eunice R. Gatama as Director for Africa Business. This comes as a strategic decision by the company which is aggressively expanding its market share in the digital lending space in Africa. Delivering some of the best performing portfolio returns for its partner banks, Yabx has witnessed significant momentum in its existing lending portfolios. With partnership agreements signed with leading Banks and Wallet Operators in several East, West...
Africa Data Centres unveils its latest world-class data centre at their Midrand Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa
Africa

Africa Data Centres unveils its latest world-class data centre at their Midrand Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 22, 2021/APO Group/ -- Africa Data Centres (www.AfricaDataCentres.com), the only pan-African network of interconnected, carrier-and cloud-neutral data centres on the continent, has completed its new Johannesburg data centre, based in its Midrand Campus which is one of the largest in Africa. This state-of-the-art facility, designed with the latest global standards is the ideal location for technology companies and enterprises to secure IT infrastructure in an interconnected environment. This ultra-modern facility continues to strengthen the leading position that Africa Data Centres has in the South African market. Continue reading Image: africa-newsroom.com
Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using wireless optical communication technology
Africa, Telecommunications

Liquid Intelligent Technologies connects the Democratic Republic of Congo and Congo Brazzaville with high-speed connectivity using wireless optical communication technology

LONDON, United Kingdom, September 16, 2021/APO Group/ --  Africa’s leading technology group, Liquid Intelligent Technologies (Liquid.Tech), is now delivering affordable high-speed connectivity to communities in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) using state-of-the-art Wireless Optical Communication technology (WOC) from Project Taara at X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory. This achievement marks a robust high-capacity communications bridge between Kinshasa and Congo Brazzaville. Despite being just 4.8 kilometres apart, internet is more expensive in Kinshasa than in Brazzaville. The reason being, the two cities are separated by the Congo River, the second fastest and deepest river in the world, making it difficult to lay fibre across it. Historically this had resulted in op...
CM.com recognised as an official provider of electronic signatures in Kenya
Africans in Tech, Trends

CM.com recognised as an official provider of electronic signatures in Kenya

This means that the company is licenced to issue digital certificates – a record that supports a digital signature – and can authenticate signatories NAIROBI, Kenya, August 30, 2021/APO Group/ -- It’s been just over a year since CM.com, a global leader in cloud software for Conversational Commerce, opened its doors in Kenya with a mission to transform the local conversational commerce landscape, driving seamless communication between businesses and customers across Africa. We are delighted to finally be acknowledged as an official E-CSP in Kenya During this time, the pandemic restructured traditional working environments, with remote and hybrid working becoming the norm for many organisations. As such, electronic or digital signatures have become a key part of business systems...
Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review
Africa, Africans in Tech, Telecommunications

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, internet speed rankings were amongst the most popular articles for our readers, and Telkom South Africa launched eSIM support for certain devices. Finally, as women’s month comes to a close, IT News Africa chats with IBM’s Siyasanga Sihawu to get fantastic insights into cloud adoption strategies and women in tech. 1. IBM’s Siyasanga Sihawu on Cloud Adoption Strategies and Women in Tech IT News Africa had the chance to connect with Siyasanga Sihawu, a client technical lead at IBM Southern Africa. Sihawu is part of IBM’s technical team and engages with clients daily, aiding them on their cloud journeys. In this Q&A, Sihawu touches on cloud adoption strategies – inc...
Digitization of Africa’s Transport Sector as Businesses Experience Post-COVID Recovery
Africa, Africans in Tech, ecommerce

Digitization of Africa’s Transport Sector as Businesses Experience Post-COVID Recovery

Truck and bus drivers in Nigeria are using Cellulant's technology - Tingg Proximity Pay (In store payments) - in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 LAGOS, Nigeria, August 28, 2021/APO Group/ --  Digitizing the transport sector has become inevitable. As the different countries adopted different measures to curb the spread of COVID-19, one of the first sectors to be hit hard was the transport sector as the movement of goods and people came to a standstill.  We are seeing the tide turning with the availability of vaccines and the roads and air travel opens up more and more daily. However, businesses operating in the transport sector are having to relook at their operations, especially the need to digitize their payments. The universal quest for leveraging innovative ...