Telecom26 helps TB, HIV, Ebola and Covid-19 testing programmes

04 September 2020

The software enables connected diagnostic data in real time, which helps countries respond more effectively to infectious disease outbreaks

The software enables connected diagnostic data in real time, which helps countries respond more effectively to infectious disease outbreaks

 

Telecom26 is helping long-term customer, SystemOne, with its initiative to enable real-time test result communication, timely containment and treatment actions for infectious disease programs in Mozambique,  Zimbabwe and Ghana.

The testing programmes are implemented in conjunction with the Ministry of Health of each country and build on the existing work of SystemOne across Africa addressing numerous diseases including TB, HIV, Ebola and now Ccovid-19.

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TN targets remote connectivity

04 September 2020

VSAT is a customised integrated voice/fax, data and video satellite communication solution available everywhere, even in the most remote areas in Namibia

VSAT is a customised integrated voice/fax, data and video satellite communication solution available everywhere, even in the most remote areas in Namibia

Telecom Namibia (TN) has upgraded its very small aperture terminal (VSAT) hub to ensure faster and reliable IP-based connectivity for users in remote areas. 

Pilot installations of TN’s modern VSAT hub, called Satlink, have had satisfactory results, the company said.

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TNM launches the first KaiOS-enabled phone in Malawi

04 September 2020

Integrated mobile network and ICT services provider TNM has partnered with KaiOS Technologies to launch “the most affordable” 4G KaiOS-enabled smart feature phone in Malawi.

Priced at MK 24,999, the TNM Smart 4G will come with a value of MK28,000 worth of bonuses comprising 500 MBs, 150 SMSs and free Caller Tune every month for six months. This offer, apparently, makes it the most affordable 4G device in the history of mobile internet in Malawi.

The phone will offer customers access to essential and popular apps such as WhatsApp, Google Assistant, Google Maps, YouTube, Facebook, and many other applications unique to KaiOS.

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Cassava and Liquid join forces to launch new Wi-Fi finder

04 September 2020

Cassava Fintech International (CFI) and Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) have joined forces to develop a service aimed at accelerating digital and financial inclusion in Africa.

Through the newly launched Sasai WiFi Finder, the partners plan to establish an expansive network of data access points across the continent and build ‘Africa’s Missing Network’ by partnering with broadband providers, internet service providers and local community hubs.

The service, which is set to be rolled out across thousands of hotspots across Africa, can be accessed through an intuitive and easy-to-use in-application feature on the Sasai super application, where users can identify hotspots where they can access affordable data.

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