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Malawi Internet cost reduces with submarine cable connectivity

Malawi Internet cost reduces with submarine cable connectivity

Malawi Telecommunications Limited (MTL) has said the country’s Internet access is now 50 percent cheaper than it was five years ago, due to optic fibre cable connectivity to the submarine cable. Read more
Deloitte: Africa GDP to top $3.7 trillion by 2019Deloitte: Africa GDP to top $3.7 trillion by 2019 Africa’s gross domestic product will grow by 50% to $3.7 trillion over the next five years, says Deloitte.
CAK: all systems go for Universal Service Fund CAK: all systems go for Universal Service Fund Kenya's long-awaited Universal Service Fund has finally become a reality and it aims to bridge the digital divide.
Rwanda officially launches 4G LTE networkRwanda officially launches 4G LTE network Rwanda has officially launched its 4G LTE network, aiming to take access to 95% of citizens by 2017. 
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New sustainable housing from Innovation Hub New sustainable housing from Innovation Hub
Botswana Innovation Hub has unveiled a prototype Sustainable Housing unit that has the potential to significantly improve the lives of people through its rapid deployment, solar renewable lighting, rain water catchment and use of local materials as value additions.
Muvi TV doubles digital channel line-up on EUTELSAT 7B satelliteMuvi TV doubles digital channel line-up on EUTELSAT 7B satellite
Muvi TV, Zambia´s leading commercial broadcaster, is poised for a new phase of expansion with expanded satellite capacity from Stellar, a leading German play-out centre and satellite uplink facility, that leases high-power capacity on the EUTELSAT 7B satellite 

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Literacy Bridge, UNICEF, ARM Unite on Talking Books project in Ghana

Monday 24 Nov
INNOVATIONS
Humanitarian technology company Literacy Bridge has announced a new multi-year partnership with UNICEF and ARM to deliver health education to 40,000 vulnerable people in Ghana, using Talking Book mobile devices.»

AccessKenya in Kes 300m fibre investment

Monday 24 Nov
INTERNET
AccessKenya Group has completed the rollout of its metropolitan fibre network in key target areas around Nairobi and its environs.»

African Data Centre pricing increasing significantly

Monday 24 Nov
COMPUTING
TCL forecasts that Data Centre space will grow to 107,000 square metres in Africa as of the beginning of 2015, and that average pricing is increasing across the continent.»

Mobile backlog affects revenues

Monday 24 Nov
BUSINESS
New research shows that a slow approach to app development is increasingly damaging revenue opportunities in the enterprise. The study found that organisations are currently struggling with a significant mobile backlog and unable to cope with business demands.»

Huawei Uganda boosts MTN marathon with UGX 130m

Sunday 23 Nov
DEVELOPMENT
The much anticipated MTN Kampala marathon this weekend has been given a huge boost with the veteran sponsor Huawei donating UGX 130,000,000 toward the event.»

TNM courts trouble with investment prospects in ISP

Saturday 22 Nov
TELECOMS
TNM, one of Malawi's two mobile telecommunication services providers, has courted trouble with its announcement of plans to invest in the provision of ‘generic’ Internet Service Provider (ISP) operations.»

Tigo deploys overhead fibre in Ghana

Saturday 22 Nov
TELECOMS
Tigo Ghana has embarked on an overhead fibre project in some parts of the country in a bid to reduce damage to its cables.»

Alliance for Affordable Internet welcomes Ghanaian moves to cut mobile phone taxes

Friday 21 Nov
MOBILE
The Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI) has welcomed Ghana’s commitment to scrap hefty import duties on smartphones. »

Congo’s Université Marien Ngouabi launches website

Friday 21 Nov
INTERNET
L’Université Marien Ngouabi, Congo Brazzaville’s oldest tertiary institution, launched its first website this week.»

Safaricom launches M-PESA mobile financial journal

Friday 21 Nov
VALUE ADDED SERVICES
Safaricom has announced the launch of M-Ledger, an Android based application that provides subscribers on the company’s network with a simple and easy to use financial journal to track and monitor their M-PESA transactions. »

Kenya courts technology to woo investors

Friday 21 Nov
BUSINESS
Kenya, East Africa’s lead economic hub, has stepped up its efforts to woo investors through its rigorous incorporation and adaptation of technology to ease business transactions.»

NCC descends on Lagos firm

Friday 21 Nov
TELECOMS
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has descended on Owntel Communications for allegedly offering telecommunications services for which it was not licensed.»

MTN GDP recruits 12 Congo Brazzaville youths

Thursday 20 Nov
DEVELOPMENT
Twelve young graduates in Congo Brazzaville are currently learning the ropes in MTN Congo as part of the mobile operator’s Graduate Development Programme.»

New sustainable housing from Innovation Hub

Thursday 20 Nov
INNOVATIONS
Botswana Innovation Hub has unveiled a prototype Sustainable Housing unit that has the potential to significantly improve the lives of people through its rapid deployment, solar renewable lighting, rain water catchment and use of local materials as value additions.»

Moremi School launches own ICT Hub

Thursday 20 Nov
COMPUTING
Moremi III Memorial School in Maun has launched its own Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub aimed at improving the status of education at the school. »

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