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Phase3 Telecom upgrades Adam Smith’s facility

Phase3 Telecom has upgraded its communications solutions offering to Adam Smith West Africa’s operations. Read More

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Nkosi Kumalo (centre) and Vodacom officialsVodacom: cloud computing is IT industry game changer Vodacom Business Nigeria says cloud computing will address all issues relating to reduction in cost of ...
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PWC: Internet to generate most media spend across AfricaPWC: Internet to generate most media spend across Africa Increased Internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in ...
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Telecom Namibia launches 120Mbps FTTP high-speed broadband Telecom Namibia launches 120Mbps FTTP high-speed broadband Telecom Namibia has launched new unlimited high speed broadband service with speeds up to 120Mbps in ...
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Friday 19 Sep

DRC: 80 million people, few ISPs

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
With only around 20 ISPs operating in DRC, users report a lack of competition and high prices.»
Thursday 18 Sep

Gartner: dramatic change for data centre market

Four disruptive factors will force dramatic changes in the data centre (DC) market by year-end 2016, according to Gartner. »
Thursday 18 Sep

EFCC searches for $38m bank e-fraudster

NIGERIA
Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  has started a manhunt for a 38-year-old bank worker over the alleged theft of $38 million from his employers by hacking into computer systems.»
Wednesday 17 Sep

Schoolboy named SA’s Social Media Star of 2014.

SOUTH AFRICA
Schoolboy Nadav Ossendryver, who founded the Kruger Sightings website when he was just 15, has been awarded for building his wildlife sightings service into the most viewed YouTube channel based in South Africa.  »
Wednesday 17 Sep

Pamoja, Symantec unite on African cloud ecosystem

KENYA
Pamoja, a leading cloud services company and aggregator for Symantec’s cloud range of security services, will, together with Symantec, host a partner information session in Nairobi, Kenya to launch their cloud services.»
Tuesday 16 Sep

1bn minutes through Nigerian interconnect exchange carriers

NIGERIA
World Telecom Labs (WTL) today announced that more than 1 billion minutes have passed through its specialist 2nd generation VoIP switches deployed by five of Nigeria’s interconnect exchange carriers.»
Tuesday 16 Sep

SEACOM introduces NAPAfrica Remote Peering service

SEACOM has launched a NAPAfrica Remote Peering service that enables NAPAfrica members connected to at least one NAPAfrica exchange point to easily peer with all NAPAfrica exchange point members, across SEACOM’s South African IP/MPLS backbone.»
Friday 12 Sep

Financial phishing skyrockets

Kaspersky Lab’s experts have reported a substantial increase in the amount of financial phishing in spam globally.»
Thursday 11 Sep

SA, Kenya cloud revenues to more than double by 2018

KENYA
The combined revenues of the cloud computing markets in South Africa and Kenya will more than double to US$288 million in 2018 from US$114.6 million in 2013, says a new report.»
Thursday 11 Sep

Scribes seek freedom in cyberspace

BOTSWANA
Journalists from the Southern African bloc were in Botswana for deliberations on the findings of an earlier survey on “Freedom of Expression in Cyberspace.” »
Wednesday 10 Sep

Yahsat Al Yah 3 to extend Ka-band coverage in Africa, Brazil

Yahsat's third satellite, Al Yah 3, set to be launched in Q4 2016, will extend the company’s commercial Ka-band coverage to an additional 17 countries and 600 million users across Africa and Brazil.»
Wednesday 10 Sep

Demystifying LTE

What is LTE really, how does it benefit the consumer and is there a downside to this technology? DCC explains.»
Tuesday 9 Sep

Kenya’s BRCK ships over 600 devices

KENYA
Kenyan-developed modem-cum-router BRCK has shipped over 600 devices to 45 countries since it was launched with the goal of providing internet connectivity in off-grid rural areas.»
Tuesday 9 Sep

Angola Online free internet project launched in Luanda

ANGOLA
Angola’s Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technologies, in partnership with the National Center for Information Technology, has officially launched the digital project "Angola Online", which aims to roll out internet access to five million Angolans by 2017.»
Tuesday 9 Sep

AccessKenya bullish on regional cloud market

KENYA
AccessKenya Group has announced a new market push for Cloud Services in East Africa.»
Monday 8 Sep

Botswana wholesale internet pricing reduced

BOTSWANA
Botswana Fiber Networks (BoFiNet) and Botswana Telecommunications Corporations Limited (BTCL) have reduced the wholesale internet pricing by up to 70% so far. »

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MFarmer SMS redefines market access for Ugandan farmersMFarmer SMS redefines market access for Ugandan farmers

Ugandan smallholder farmers are benefitting from an ambitious innovative ICT mobile phone initiative that offers weather reports and up-to-date market information about changes in prices for agricultural commodities, thus granting them lucrative returns from their farming ventures. 

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NIG President speaks his mindNIG President speaks his mind

Bayo Banjo, CEO, Disc Communications and President, Nigeria Internet Group (NIG) says the proposed licensing of infrastructure companies by the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) will breed corruption and entrench monopolistic practices. Kokumo Goodie reports.

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SAP innovation transforms how Governments conduct business

SAP Africa kicked off its public sector innovation roadshow in Johannesburg, to highlight how the SAP innovation solutions portfolio including, cloud and big data, supports all levels ...