Telkom unveils new BCX
Telkom and Business Connexion have launched BCX, positioned as an end-to-end information communication technology (ICT) solutions provider.
ShowMax epxands to Poland
In a move set to expand its global footprint, Naspers’s Internet TV service ShowMax is launching in Poland. The service will be branded ShowMax and utilise the current ShowMax platform and Polish language apps.
Samsung Electronics has posted $45.78 billion in consolidated revenue and $7.91 billion in operating profit for the fourth quarter of 2016. Overall, the company reported full-year 2016 revenue of $173.27 billion and full-year 2016 operating profit of $25.1 billion.
Liquid buys Tanzania ISP
Pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, a subsidiary of Econet Global, has announce that it has completed the acquisition of Tanzania’s leading internet service provider Raha.
IBM puts $70m into digital Africa
IBM today announced the $70 million dollar (approximately ZAR 945 million) investment in building digital, cloud, and cognitive IT skills to help support a 21st century workforce in Africa.
$1m seed funding for African projects
innovateAFRICA.fund has selected 22 digital projects for $1-million in seed grants and technology support to tackle issues faced by digital journalism and civic technology ideas.
Apple breaks more records
Apple has announced record quarterly sales of the iPhone, thanks to a boost from the launch of the iPhone 7 late last year.
Funding for African tech rose in 2016
According to the Disrupt Africa Tech Startups Funding Report, 146 startups from across Africa raised US$129,113,200 in funding over the course of 2016, displaying a substantial growth in the number of startups to raise funding as compared to the previous year.
Rolex to reward planet-changing ideas
Rolex recently announced the opening of applications to the 2018 Rolex Awards for Enterprise, a series dedicated to Young Leaders seeking support for their initiatives to make the world a better place.
Nintendo Switch due March 3
Nintendo has announced that the new Nintendo Switch console will launch worldwide on Friday, 3 March.