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NBC: ITU deadline on digital switchover stays

Nigeria’s broadcast regulatory body says the June 2015 deadline set by the ITU for its member states to migrate to digital terrestrial television remains unshaken. Read more
MACRA calls for SADC frequency harmonisationMACRA calls for SADC frequency harmonisation MACRA has called on SADC member states to harmonise their activities in the region so that they continue serving their respective countries in an orderly manner.
Pfungwa SerimaSAP to invest up to $500m in African innovation SAP has announced a long-term commitment to regional expansion, sustainable growth and skills development of up to 10,000 IT consultants in Africa.
NITDA seeks creation of state-level SITDAsNITDA seeks creation of state-level SITDAs Nigeria's National Information Technology Development Agency has called for the creation of its equivalent at state level.
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Streamed services to push digital music sales to $14bn by 2019

Saturday 23 Aug
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
A new report from Juniper Research found that the digital music industry will experience slow growth in revenue over the next 5 years, from $12.3bn this year to $13.9bn in 2019. »

SSA telecoms growing faster than any other region

Saturday 23 Aug
TELECOMS
The African telecoms market is set to be one of the main growth success stories for the telecoms sector in the next 5 years, according to a new report.»

Statistics Botswana conducts ICT survey

Friday 22 Aug
GOVERNMENT
Statistics Botswana (SB) has embarked on the first-ever nationwide Botswana Information & Communication Technology (ICT) survey, targeting 2,440 households. »

E-commerce: DRC not in race despite ICT enthusiasm

Friday 22 Aug
INTERNET
Despite its recent ICT gains, DRC is still lagging on the e-commerce front, reports Issa Sikiti da Silva.»

Airtel, Tigo launch cross-network money transfer service in Tanzania

Friday 22 Aug
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
Bharti Airtel has announced the introduction of a service that will allow customers send and receive between Airtel’s mobile money service and that of Tigo in Tanzania.»

MTN Cameroon launches youth development programme

Friday 22 Aug
MOBILE
MTN Cameroon has announced the launch of the YEP programme to develop Cameroonian youths.  »

Tigo introduces unified short code for products and services

Friday 22 Aug
TELECOMS
Tigo Ghana has announced the installation of a world-class IVR (Interactive Voice Response) that will give both its pre-paid and post-paid customers the opportunity to access all its product through a unified short code, 555. »

Rwanda Online platform officially takes off

Friday 22 Aug
GOVERNMENT
The Government of Rwanda and Rwanda Online Platform Limited have kicked off the first phase of the Rwanda Online platform, set to establish an integrated public service platform for Government to Business and Government to Citizen services. »

Stock Exchange launches news service

Thursday 21 Aug
BUSINESS
A news service by the name of X-News has become the latest product coming from the local bourse, the Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) recently.»

Telkom forays into Botswana through acquisition

Thursday 21 Aug
BUSINESS
South African telecommunications giant Telkom is making inroads into the Botswana market through the acquisition of an ICT company, Business Connexion (BCX). »

Congo Brazzaville, Cameroon customs go hi-tech

Thursday 21 Aug
GOVERNMENT
Congo-Brazzaville and Cameroon have agreed to seek the help of ICTs to computerise their customs services.»

Intelsat celebrates 50 years

Thursday 21 Aug
INTERNET
Intelsat today commemorates its 50th anniversary of providing critical telecommunications and video content distribution infrastructure for businesses, organizations and governments around the world. »

Ruckus Wireless expands presence in Africa

Thursday 21 Aug
INTERNET
Ruckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the newest member of its growing distributor network as part of the company’s continued expansion into Africa. »

Airtel, VeriFone Mobile Money speed up merchant enablement

Wednesday 20 Aug
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
Bharti Airtel and VeriFone Mobile Money have reached an agreement to offer VeriFone Mobile Money’s merchant enablement applications for mobile Tap n Pay across Airtel’s 17 operating countries in Africa. »

Candidates decry lack of internet in villages

Wednesday 20 Aug
GOVERNMENT
Aspiring parliamentary candidates have decried lack of technology in the villages bordering the urban spaces and beyond. »

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In a bid to curb the overwhelmed number of agricultural extension officers in Kenya, the ministry of agriculture is embracing technology with their introduction of E-Extension services, which are aimed at reaching out to over 7 million farmers annually.