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Candidates decry lack of internet in villages

Candidates decry lack of internet in villages

Aspiring parliamentary candidates have decried lack of technology in the villages bordering the urban spaces and beyond.  Read More

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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 ...
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Zoom Wireless takes cheaper high speed internet to northern UgandaZoom Wireless takes cheaper high speed internet to northern Uganda Internet users in Gulu are enjoying lower internet costs after Zoom Wireless, a part of SINFA ...
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DRC capital’s online media audience increasesDRC capital’s online media audience increases Internet media audiences in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), have grown ...
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Tuesday 12 Aug

Samsung Electronics launches first Solar Powered Internet School in Ghana

GHANA
Children in the deprived community of Dago in the Akuapem South District of Ghana’s Eastern Region have received their first Solar Powered Internet School.»
Sunday 10 Aug

DRC print media, radio looks to digital

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
Newspapers and radio stations in the Democratic Republic of Congo are moving online to reach wider audiences. »
Saturday 9 Aug

DRC’s ICT penetration reaches 23%

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
ICT penetration in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen significantly, to 23%, says the government.»
Friday 8 Aug

MSTelcom extends agreement with Intelsat to expand satellite broadband services in Angola

ANGOLA
Intelsat S.A has entered into a new, multi-year agreement with MSTelcom, who will leverage Intelsat’s satellite and network  expertise to offer broadband service to consumers and corporations in Angola's oil and gas and banking sectors.   »
Thursday 7 Aug

Gilat Satcom expands fibre network in Nigeria

NIGERIA
Gilat Satcom, a leading provider of satellite and fiber-based connectivity services in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, has announced new fiber routes within and beyond Nigeria.»
Thursday 7 Aug

Malawi to host SADC universalising broadband meeting

MALAWI
The Malawi government will host a workshop on Universalising Broadband in the SADC, barely two days after finishing hosting the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Administrative Council of The Pan African Postal Union (PAPU).»
Wednesday 6 Aug

Most DRC government ministries still have no websites

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) may have inaugurated a fibre optic landing station but many of its ministries and other institutions have nothing to do with modernism and digital revolution.»
Wednesday 6 Aug

Orange Niger extends rural network reach

NIGER
Intelsat S.A. has announced that Orange Niger is utilising Intelsat capacity to expand its cellular network to the rural regions of Niger.»
Wednesday 6 Aug

MTN urges creative arts industry to embrace digital marketing

GHANA
MTN Marketing Services has urged members of Ghana's creative arts industry to take advantage of the benefits of digital marketing to showcase their works to the world and generate income. »
Tuesday 5 Aug

iROKOtv launches international content package

NIGERIA
African internet television platform iROKOtv.com has launched a new international content package for subscribers, include TV series and movies from around the world.»
Tuesday 5 Aug

Malawi govt cautions social forum users

MALAWI
The Malawi government has cautioned people using online social forums ito exercise their freedom of expression responsibly. »
Monday 4 Aug

Online, mobile payments to top $20bn this year

New findings from Juniper Research show that the number of household bill payments made via PCs, tablets and mobiles will exceed $20 billion this year.»
Monday 4 Aug

SMEs brightening up cloud services in Africa

Research shows there is a significant increase in cloud adoption within SA’s SME market, which bodes well for further entrenchment of a cloud services ecosystem in Africa, says Pamoja.»
Sunday 3 Aug

MainOne, Smile sign capacity agreement

NIGERIA
MainOne and Smile Communications have signed a contract agreement for the purchase of long term capacity on the MainOne network. »
Friday 1 Aug

Azure in SA: SMBs will save and innovate in the cloud

SMBs can save up to 50% of their current technology investment if they consider an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) model for their business, making platforms such as Microsoft Azure a viable cloud alternative says Westcon.»
Wednesday 30 Jul

DRC capital awaits high speed internet

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
One year after the inauguration of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s fibre optic landing station, many Kinshasa residents are yet to taste the high speed internet promised by the government.»

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Kenya rolls out e-extension to improve agricultureKenya rolls out e-extension to improve agriculture

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Schneider Electric trains 50,000 in energy management

Schneider Electric has trained more than 50,000 people in energy management as part of its BipBop energy access programme.