French telecom giant, Orange has entered exclusive talks with Indian telecom giant, Bharti Airtel to explore the possible acquisition of its operations in Burkina Faso, Chad, Congo Brazzaville and Sierra Leone, according to a statement made available to TechLoy. Although both operators say “there is no certainty of any binding agreement as a result of…
The Egyptian government is accelerating the country’s economic growth by expanding the export footprint of its local technology enterprises and helping them penetrate different African countries.
SWIFT Networks Limited, Nigeria’s leading provider of high-speed broadband and data services to enterprise and consumer customers has completed the acquisition of the spectrum of Chromecom (subsidiary of Monarch Communications Limited), another licensed operator.
Twitter has been in talks since the beginning of this year to buy article-sharing app Flipboard, according to a report from Re/code, citing unnamed sources. Flipboard, which launched a full web app in February, has 50 million monthly active readers who have created 15 million public magazines to share content. Founded in 2010, the company…
Alcatel-Lucent and NITA (National Information Technology Agency), the ICT policy arm of Ghana’s Ministry of Communications, have successfully completed the Eastern corridor rural fibre optic backbone project which will open up communications across rural areas of Ghana.
Terragon Group, one of the leading digital media companies in Africa, has announced that it made an investment into Singapore-based advertising technology company, BIZense.
Verizon Communications Inc. has agreed to buy AOL Inc. in a deal valued at $4.4 billion, according to a report by Bloomberg, thus making AOL a subsidiary of Verizon.
In his opinion, the merger would eliminate the limited competition that currently exists.
IROKOtv has signed a deal with Netflix to support the launch of a dedicated African section on the world’s leading Internet TV service, according to CEO Jason Njoku.
Jovago, online hotel booking platform has signed white label partnerships with two of Ghana’s domestic carriers, Antrak Air and Starbow Airline to provide more accessible hotel booking services to travelling Ghanaians.
It’s only early in January and iROKOTV are already making power moves. iROKOTV is an online VOD platform that allows its subscribers to get access to Nollywood movies and other TV shows. Recently, the startup announced a deal with Tigo, a telco company in Rwanda, a deal that allows the subscribers of Tigo to get…
meQasa, a technology company based in Ghana has joined forces with Ghana Real Estate Professionals Association (GREPA) to develop the first multiple listing service in Ghana which will act as the central database for the Ghana Real estate industry. The MLS will be available as REDGhana.com and will be Ghana’s first multiple listing service to…
Leading online retailer, JUMIA suffered a website downtime during its Biggest Sale of the Year on Friday. The company announced earlier this week that it would be offering Black Friday deals on its online store on Friday, November 28.
Interswitch today announced that it has reached a deal with Paynet to combine its businesses in order to create an unrivalled payment infrastructure across the East and West Africa region.
Flytxt has signed a group-level partnership with MTN to deploy its real-time and customer engagement solution across its group operations in EMEA region. With this roll out, Flytxt platform is live in Ghana, Rwanda, Guinea Conakry, Uganda and Zambia. Flytxt provides analytics-driven real-time, integrated, closed-loop campaign management platforms for Communication Service Providers. Pieter Verkade, Group…
In a deal that underscores the importance of mobile in the retail sector, Africa’s leading price comparison service, PriceCheck and the continent’s leading mobile operator, MTN Group have launched a co-branded shopping discovery app in Nigeria, similar to the one announced in South Africa back in March.
Leading online hotel booking platform, Jovago has announced that it has partnered with The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) to boost Nigeria’s tourism industry.
Since fastest growing telecommunications operator, Etisalat Nigeria announced its partnership with Apple Inc. to deliver the iPhone 5S from June 16, the news has been generating much excitement among Apple fans and discerning consumers in Nigeria.
After making great strides in the flight and hotel booking space, Africa’s leading online travel company, Wakanow is now getting into the bus ticketing space in Nigeria with the recent acquisition of online bus ticketing start-up, Oya.com.ng, Techloy has learnt.
Raphael Afaedor, the former co-CEO of JUMIA Nigeria who officially left the Rocket Internet-backed e-commerce company in January 2014, is finally breaking his silence today with the announcement of a new venture.