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André Barnard, who lead the project for XON

XON, Procera Networks give Access Kenya DPI that scales to entire customer base

XON, with Procera Networks, has delivered a multi-tenant system to Access Kenya’s entire customer-base, providing a self-service portal showing detailed near realtime, per-application reporting, per customer. Read More

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ZACR relieved by dotafrica adjudicator rulingZACR relieved by dotafrica adjudicator ruling Africa's own home on the worldwide web is a significant step closer to becoming a ...
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2nd Cyber conference set for October2nd Cyber conference set for October The African Cyber Risk Institute (ACRI) will host its 2nd Annual African Cyber Conference on Thursday ...
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SA’s Tshwane city WiFi upgrades to 15mbps and reaches unprecedented penetrationSA’s Tshwane city WiFi upgrades to 15mbps and reaches unprecedented penetration The city of Tshwane, South Africa, has recently upgraded the maximum speeds on its Free WiFi ...
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Thursday 30 Jul

Experts seek e-governance to check graft

NIGERIA
ICT experts have urged the adoption of electronic or e-government at all levels to prevent the stealing of public funds.»
Wednesday 29 Jul

IoT connected devices to top 38.5bn in 2020

New data from Juniper Research has revealed that the number of IoT (Internet of Things) connected devices will number 38.5 billion in 2020, up from 13.4 billion in 2015: a rise of over 285%.»
Tuesday 28 Jul

Yudala ‘an unstoppable movement’, says Zinox chief

NIGERIA
The opening of Yudala outlets, combining an online shopping platform with retail stores, has been described as a game-changer in Nigeria.»
Monday 27 Jul

Consumers suffering from ‘digital amnesia’

Kaspersky Lab says growing numbers of consumers struggle to recall memories trusted to connected devices.»
Monday 27 Jul

Travelport, TTS sign reseller agreement for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific region

Travelport and TTS have signed a sales and distribution agreement for TTS products in the Africa, Middle East, and Asia Pacific regions.»
Sunday 26 Jul

Airbnb to expand further across Africa

KENYA
Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company, announced that its CEO, Brian Chesky will attend GES 2015 to meet with entrepreneurs from around the world and explore the sharing economy’s impact and expansion, particularly on the African continent - which represents a huge opportunity for the company. »
Friday 24 Jul

OPIC, Microsoft begin financing discussions with Kenya’s Mawingu Networks

KENYA
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s Development Finance Institution, have signed a mandate letter to begin financing discussions with Mawingu Networks, a provider of solar-powered wireless Internet across rural Kenya.»
Thursday 23 Jul

Afmobi promises Nigerians jobs with offline platform

NIGERIA
A team of experts at Afmobi Nigeria have designed a wireless platform that will create jobs or make Nigerians entrepreneurs through a plethora of fun apps, games, movie, music, pictures and business content hosted on a ‘magical fun box’ called Palmplay offline TM.»
Monday 20 Jul

African internet pioneer wins ICANN award

GHANA
The Chairman of the Internet Society Ghana Chapter and Africa Internet pioneer, Prof. Nii Narku Quaynor, has been awarded the 2015 ICANN Multi-stakeholder Ethos Award.»
Monday 20 Jul

ICANN to resume evaluation of DotConnectAfrica Trust application for .AFRICA

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will resume evaluation of DotConnectAfrica Trust's (DCA's) application for the .AFRICA new generic top-level domain.»
Sunday 19 Jul

Safaricom launches internet-ready commercial and residential addresses initiative

KENYA
Safaricom has announced that it will be partnering with real estate developers in an initiative that will see the launch of new smart and internet ready addresses in different parts of the country.»
Friday 17 Jul

Airtel gives Kisii students free internet connectivity

KENYA
Airtel has connected Kamagambo Teachers training College in Kisii County to the Internet for free. »
Friday 17 Jul

CEOs, CIOs laud Smile for fast broadband connectivity

NIGERIA
CEOs and CIOs of corporate organisations have commended Smile Communications for providing high speed 4G LTE broadband services in Nigeria.»
Thursday 16 Jul

BotswanaPost introduces PosoOnline

BOTSWANA
BotswanaPost continues to explore the technology space, this time with a new product called Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP) or PosoOnline.  »
Tuesday 14 Jul

Report responsibly: Ugandan broadcasters and social media users urged

UGANDA
Ahead of Ugandan general election campaigning, Uganda’s Communications Commission has issued a stern warning to broadcasters to ensure impartiality in their reporting or risk being closed.»
Tuesday 14 Jul

Signal Alliance, Microsoft take cloud solutions to MAN

NIGERIA
Signal Alliance in conjunction with Microsoft recently organized a forum with Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) to showcase solutions that will drive productivity, meet operating objectives and enhance business continuity in manufacturing companies.»

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