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Etisalat and Nokia provide ultra-fast 5G broadband services in the UAE

5G networks retain Etisalat’s technology leadership in the region

5G introduces unprecedented speeds and network capacity for consumer and business services, empowering a fully digitalized society; 5G networks retain Etisalat’s technology leadership in the region; 5G introduces early use cases such as enhanced mobile broadband while addressing Industry 4.0 digital transformation opportunities Etisalat, one of the leading telecommunications operators in emerging…

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Clickatell Launches Chat Commerce Workflow Builder, Making It Easy for Brands to Interact with Consumers on Chat Apps

New product removes technical complexities, delivering immediate consumer satisfaction and returns

Clickatell (https://bit.ly/3mW1cEV), the leader in mobile communications and Chat Commerce, announced today the launch of Chat Flow (https://bit.ly/3mJ9PSW), a new product that enables organizations to easily create, edit, test, and manage Chat Commerce communications across multiple channels. With Chat Flow, companies deploy turnkey user experiences with little or no-code requirements…

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Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation: Facebook Launches A New Campaign in Partnership with the WHO Across Africa

Facebook is launching a new campaign in partnership with the WHO called ‘Together Against Covid-19 Misinformation’

Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has been working to connect people to accurate information and reduce misinformation on its platforms. Last month it announced the biggest worldwide campaign (https://bit.ly/3cGJamf) to promote authoritative information about Covid-19 vaccines - working to remove false vaccine claims, reduce distribution of inaccurate health information,…

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Smile Telecoms Holdings Enters New Era with Approved Restructuring Plan - Fresh Money

The fresh injection of $51m in funding for Operations will further enhance Smile's position in its respective markets

Smile Telecoms Holdings Ltd. (www.Smilecoms.com), a Pan-African telecommunications group with operations in Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, announced today, March 30th 2021 that its RP (Restructuring Plan) has been approved and agreed with the lenders. This debt restructuring plan sees an injection in fresh money…

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Orange is launching season 2 of “Y’Africa”, the TV show for African culture

Building on the success of season 1, “Y’Africa” is returning this autumn with a new season, which will be broadcast on fifteen African national channels, on YouTube and adapted as a podcast

Painters, photographers, sculptors, choreographers, stylists and musicians - African culture is packed with young talent from a wide range of disciplines. “Y’Africa”, a contraction of “Africa Ya lelo” or “Africa today” in Lingala, is a TV series which puts emerging artists in the spotlight. Each episode presents a portrait of three…

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Nokia and Safaricom launch East Africa’s first commercial 5G services in Kenya

5G technology will enable new applications in areas such as virtual reality, augmented reality and artificial intelligence for Safaricom subscribers

Nokia (www.Nokia.com) 5G radio and FastMile 5G gateways provide ultra-fast Fixed Wireless Access services to subscribers; Safaricom also showcased 5G hologram and UHD video communication using live 5G network. Nokia has announced today that it is powering East Africa’s first 5G commercial services with Safaricom, the leading telecoms operator in…

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Cybercrime worries on the increase, but Africa’s mobile users loath to leave WhatsApp

A KnowBe4 poll of mobile users across Africa has revealed that awareness of cyber risk is on the increase, but that convenience overrides risk when it comes to WhatsApp data privacy concerns

Africa’s mobile users are increasingly concerned about the mobile risks and the potential for digital identity theft; however, this is not stopping them from using their favourite messaging platforms and applications. This emerged in new research carried out by KnowBe4 (www.KnowBe4.com) among over 700 smartphone users in Nigeria, Mauritius, Egypt,…

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Facebook rolls out Instagram Lite to Sub-Saharan Africa and other emerging markets

The new version of Instagram Lite for Android is less than 2MB in size, making it fast to install and quick to load

Today, Facebook (www.Facebook.com) has announced the launch of Instagram Lite to Sub-Saharan Africa, a new, lightweight version of the Instagram app for Android that uses less data and works well across all network conditions. The new version of Instagram Lite for Android is less than 2MB in size, making it…

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Launch of the 11th edition of the Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East (POESAM)

Through this prize, Orange, as a committed operator, seeks to contribute to the socio-economic development of Africa, support social and environmental innovation and encourage entrepreneurship

Tuesday 9 March 2021 will mark the start of submissions to the 11th Orange Social Venture Prize in Africa and the Middle East. Until 4 June 2021, entrants will be able to submit their projects on the website https://startup.orange.com/fr. Since 2011, this prize has been awarded for innovative projects by…

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Vertiv Accelerates Global Channel Growth with New Investments in People, Tools, Programs and Partner Relationship Management System

New strategies focus on streamlining interactions and increasing profitability for partners

Vertiv, (NYSE: VRT) (www.Vertiv.com/en-emea), a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, today announced additions and enhancements to the Vertiv Partner Program (https://bit.ly/30okRmr) to expand access to IT decision makers and enrich the Vertiv experience for partners and customers. The investment in the Partner Program includes new global…