Technology Hardware & Equipment News

Nigerian WiFi service provider Tizeti raises $2.1M in seed funding

Nigeria-based Tizeti, a WiFi service provider, has secured $2.1 million in seed funding. The investors included Western Technology Investment, Social Capital, Vy Capital, Picus Capital, Ace & Company, Lynett Capital Partners and Zeno Ventures.

How Africans are using technology to solve problems

How Africans are using technology to solve problems (Infographic)

The advent of the internet and technology has changed the world. With over 70% of Africa’s population under 30, the continent has one of the youngest populations in the world.

AG Mobile launches mobile phones and tablets in Nigeria

AG Mobile launches its mobile devices in Nigeria

African mobile technology brand AG Mobile has launched in Nigeria. AG Mobile is one of Africa’s first original design manufacturers and was the first South African company to build a mobile device in 2007.

Novatel Wireless, DigiCore

US-based GPS systems provider Novatel buying South Africa's DigiCore for $87M

Two weeks after disclosing buyout talks with the company, Novatel (NASDAQ:MIFI) announces it’s buying South African fleet-management and vehicle-tracking hardware/software firm Digicore Holdings for $87M in cash.

L-R: Olusola Oworu, Commissioner, Commerce & Industry, Lagos State; Fola Adeola, Chairman, MainOne; Omobola Johnson, Minister of Communications Technology; and Funke Opeke, CEO, MainOne at the launch of MainOne’s new Tier III Data Center, MDX-i

MainOne unveils MDX-i tier III data center, the biggest and best of its kind in West Africa

MainOne, Nigeria’s leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa, today announced the opening of its premier Tier III Lekki Data Center to address the growing demand for Colocation, Cloud and Disaster Recovery Services in West Africa.

MDX-i's Lekki data center is the biggest and best of its kind in West Africa

The Making of MDX-i: West Africa's premier Tier III Data Center (Video)

MainOne’s MDX-i tier III Lekki data center in Lagos, Nigeria is the biggest and best of its kind in West Africa.