Mar 24, 2017 Last Updated 10:30 AM, Mar 24, 2017

Avanti Communications joins South Africa’s Microtelco e-nucubator programme

ABN – South Africa’s business chamber and its new business development programme have signed a new contract with Avanti Communications Group (LSE: AVN).

The Microtelco e-ncubator programme will see Avanti Communications provide high speed satellite broadband to more than 1,000 small and medium-sized business enterprises.

Businesses will be set up by the partnership in some of the more remote areas of South Africa.

The programme aims to specifically nurture small telecommunications companies that require connectivity as a vital part of their daily operations.

Funding for the project has been provided by South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry.


Olleh Rwanda launches 4G Kigali Square

ABN – The 4G Square in Kigali City has been inaugurated by Olleh Rwanda network.

The square accommodates all 4G LTE internet providers and is designed as an experience centre .

The centre will provide a space for young innovators while also providing information regarding 4G LTE in Rwanda.

Olleh Rwanda CEO Patrick Yoon said: “We wanted to create a state-of-the-art facility where anyone can explore 4G LTE benefits beyond what people are used to.

“More users will be able to experience 4G LTE and connect with business partners, friends or family in a friendly, fun, relaxing environment.”


Huawei launches P8 smartphone

ABN – Huawei has officially launched its new flagship smartphone for the African market.

The Johannesburg-based launch marked the last leg of the company’s world tour, which made stops in Bangkok, Singapore and New York.

Huawei South Africa director Yudi Ramabaran and Huawei Consumer Business Group South Africa CEO Charlene Munilall unveiled the new phone.

Manilall said at the launch: “The goal of Huawei’s P8 is to become the friendliest in the world for smartphone users.

“In this gadget, Huawei smoothly combines the best elements of style and durability, giving the user a revolutionary experience and excellence.”


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