Friday News Roundup: Etisalat’s 1GB Data May Cost N1,000, Suba Won the MVA 2015 Apps Developer Competition and Orange and Airtel Kenya Received Approval to Test Out 4G Network

Here are the news that made the rounds on the tech space today:

Could Etisalat 1G Data Bundle Cost N1000?
As it appears, Etisalat Nigeria may be offering 1G and 2G data for N1,000 or N2000 respectively. It comes with new dialing code though and you have to elegible to have access to the service.

Suba from Ghana Won in the MWA 2015 App Developers Competition
The Ghana-based start Suba built a photo streaming app that allows users see, save and share pictures from event.

Kenya: Orange and Airtel Get an Approval to Operate 4G Network
Following the recent switch from analogue to digital broadcasting in Kenya, Airtel and Orange has been granted the regulatory approval to commence testing the 4G network in the country.

Equity Bank’s Mobile Service Hits Over 600,000 Subscribers in 6 Months
Airtel-backed MVNO in Kenya, Equitel has recorded over 600,000 subscribers in about 6 months of its launch.

Social Good Nigeria Launched Pop Up Incubator for Techies
Social Good Nigeria in joint effort with the Swedish government and Espire Hub incubator have opened an avenue for tech enthusiast to indulge in programming, coding, web designing and social networking activities in Nigeria.

Microsoft Inks Agreement with ICTA Kenya to Train 300,000 Teachers on ICT
The Information and Communication Technology Authority (ICTA) Kenya and Microsoft have signed an MOU that will see the 300,000 teachers in Kenya undergo training on ICT and related skills.