Telecoms

Mar 30, 2015
The Middle East and Africa (MEA) tablet market recorded robust year-on-year growth in the final quarter of 2014, with holiday purchases and aggressive end-of-year promotions spurring a particularly strong performance…
Mar 23, 2015
IBM on Thursday said Kenya's Bidco Africa, a large consumer goods manufacturer in East Africa, inked a IT services deal. The customer win is notable for IBM since Big Blue…
Mar 20, 2015
Microsoft has announced the availability of the Lumia 435 in South Africa, retailing from ZAR1 149. The Lumia 435 is the first 400 series Lumia, and the most affordable Lumia…
Mar 11, 2015
The liberating effects of these technologies have been clear around the world. Satellite stations brought medical advice to those tending to the suffering in Rwanda. Radio and TV broadcasts in…
Mar 06, 2015
Surfline Communications announced plans at the Mobile World Congress to expand their award-winning 4G LTE network to cover all regions in Ghana with Huawei Technologies. After a grueling evaluation process,…
Mar 06, 2015
Thanks to a new website called the National Land Use Planning Portal (NLUPP), Rwandans connected to the Internet now have easy access to land-use plans and other spatial data on…
Mar 05, 2015
Smartphone platform providers including Google, Mozilla and Microsoft are planning to team up with handset makers, most likely China-based makers, to develop sub-US$100 smartphones for sale in markets in Africa,…
Mar 04, 2015
MTN South Africa increased its subscriber base by 8.9 percent to 28.0 million by 31 December 2014, reporting 2.7 million net additions in the second half of the year versus…
Mar 02, 2015
This article is based on a review of several research papers on Africa beyond 2015 development agenda. ICT (Information Communication Technology) has been at the core of new trends in…
Feb 23, 2015
The MTN Group and the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) have announced a major new partnership to boost sustainable innovation in Africa. MTN will invest…
Feb 20, 2015
Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, and Vodacom are offering aggressive prices on bundled tablet and data deals As voice revenues start to stagnate, mobile operators are turning their focus to data…
Feb 19, 2015
Africa is poised to become a hotbed for mobile growth and commerce in the coming years, according to Opera Mediaworks' State of Mobile Advertising report released today. Mobile is the…
Feb 18, 2015
Unveils Johannesburg Point of Presence to act as "gateway" to Africa Telstra has taken another step in its global expansion with the extension of its network reach across South Africa.…
Feb 17, 2015
Bharti Airtel Africa in collaboration with US-based mobile chip maker Qualcomm Tuesday launched its first pan-continent smartphone, Airtel Red, as it looks to increase 3G data adoption in the region.…
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