Nigeria’s telecom operator Globacom (Glo) has announced the launch of a new Internet wireless router in the hope that it will boost ”on-the-go and office” connections for users.
According to the operator, the launch offers users greater access and higher Internet speeds, particularly within the home environment.
“The Glo Mobile Wi-Fi is a mobile portable device that can connect up to five Wi-Fi gadgets (PCs, laptops, tablets, smartphones and PSPs) to mobile broadband,” the company stated in a media release announcing the launch of the new router and increased services.
Telecel Zimbabwe Telecel announced last week via an SMS to subscribers the reduction of its 3G modems price from US $45 to $30. Subscribers will also get 300mb of data along with a new modem. We’re told it’s a promotion, which means the deal has an expiry date. Usually it’s a month or two. Promo or not, this is a great deal for those of you without 3G modems.
Amid ongoing political tension in Egypt and frustration over the recent hikes in Vodafone’s recharge tariffs, Vodafone Egypt has announced a new mobile Internet data bundle for USB modems, tablets and Mifi devices.
“Vodafone Super 25 offers 1.2GB for EGP 25, Vodafone Super Browser 50 comes with 3GB for EGP 50, Vodafone Super Streamer 100 offers 7GB for EGP 100, Vodafone Super Downloader 150 costs EGP 150 for 10GB, and Vodafone Super 250 Unlimited provides 18GB for EGP 250,” the company said.
Mobile Phone AfricaComviva Technologies has announced that it has joined forces with mobile security and services provider AdaptiveMobile to provide a network-based web and message content filtering solution
The new partnership is set to help network operators control monitoring and advanced security techniques to protect their system, subscribers and business customers against the increasing threat of mobile spamming in Africa.
Kenyan operator Safaricom says the government's recent amendments to the Customs and Excise Duty Act, gazetted on 01 February, has effected an upward review of its M-Pesa tariffs, which will take effect on 08 February. Tariffs for transactions worth more than KES 101 will go up by 10 percent, with charges for transactions under KES 100 remaining unchanged.