INTERNET

Tigo launches bid to become biggest 4G network in Tanzania

Tigo launches bid to become biggest 4G network in Tanzania

Tigo Tanzania has launched a brand new 4G LTE technology, which it says will make it the biggest and fastest Internet network in the country. Read More

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Jumia: mobile traffic up by 13%Jumia: mobile traffic up by 13% A study conducted by Kenya’s leading online mall, Jumia, reveals that mobile traffic to the ...
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Vodacom connects customers to IXPNVodacom connects customers to IXPN Vodacom Business Nigeria has connected its global network to the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN). 
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Tigo Big Six - data liberation for Ghanaian subscribers Tigo Big Six - data liberation for Ghanaian subscribers Tigo’s Unlimited (Tigo Big Six) package gives real freedom to new customers to enjoy extended ...
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Monday 20 Apr

Internet Solutions targets Ugandan market

UGANDA
Internet Solutions has launched innovative ICT products for Uganda in a bid to tap into the lucrative but less exploited Ugandan market.»
Friday 17 Apr

Delving into the sub-Saharan digital economy

The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is carrying out a research project in an effort to better understand the digital economy and the societal implications of network technologies in sub-Saharan Africa. »
Thursday 16 Apr

AREWA24 signs multi-year lease on EUTELSAT 16A

NIGERIA
AREWA24, the first-of-its-kind 24-hour free-to-air Hausa-language entertainment and lifestyle channel, has announced a multi-year capacity lease with Eutelsat Communications on the EUTELSAT 16A satellite. »
Thursday 16 Apr

BNPC releases Global Information Technology Report 2015

BOTSWANA
The Botswana National Productivity Centre (BNPC) in partnership with Ministry of Transport and Communications and its related public institutions, has released the 2015 Global Information Technology Report (GITR). »
Wednesday 15 Apr

Liquid Telecom brings 100MBPS broadband to Victoria Falls

ZIMBABWE
Liquid Telecom today announced the latest expansion of its Fibre To The Home (FTTH) network in Zimbabwe.»
Monday 13 Apr

Jumia supports Garissa victim fund

KENYA
To help with the funeral expenses and support the families of the victims of the Garissa university attack, Jumia will donate 100% of proceeds made through its Jumia is Kenya shop to the Kenya Red Cross.»
Monday 13 Apr

e-commerce space untapped, says phonekings head

NIGERIA
E-commerce is the future, says the head of a new online electronics mall launched in Nigeria. Tayo Olusanya spoke to Kokumo Goodie in Lagos.»
Sunday 12 Apr

Uganda NBI Phase 3 to commence

UGANDA
Phase 3 of Uganda’s National Data Transmission Backbone Infrastructure (NBI) has been approved by Government and is now set to commence.»
Friday 10 Apr

Nigeria’s mobile internet users pass 80m

NIGERIA
Figures from Nigeria’s telecoms regulator show a strong increase in the number of mobile internet users on the Global System for Mobile communications in January.»
Friday 10 Apr

Council approves four fibre optic landing points

Nigeria’s National Broadband Council has approved the building of optic fibre cable landing points in four coastal states to be funded by the Universal Service Provision Fund (USPF).»
Thursday 9 Apr

Cokodeal.com aims to revive ‘made in Nigeria’

NIGERIA
Cokodeal.com, describing itself as Africa’s largest medium for business exposure, is aiming to boost Nigerian manufacturers through greater online exposure.»
Thursday 9 Apr

Leading African airline adds new payment options

ASKY, the leading airline in West and Central Africa, has partnered with PayGate and booking engine SITA to offer web-based booking to its customers for the first time.»
Tuesday 7 Apr

Gabon hit by internet disruptions

GABON
Internet connections are back in Gabon after three days of black out - a mystery telecommunication authorities and operators seem unable to explain.»
Tuesday 7 Apr

Mobile Africa 2015: African phone use decoded

KENYA
A survey of mobile phone usage in five African countries has delivered startling findings on the rise of Internet access via phones, the potential demise of Nokia and the continued appeal of BlackBerry.»
Monday 6 Apr

Alcatel-Lucent to open network management centre in Dakar

SENEGAL
Alcatel-Lucent will in the near future open a supervision centre for networks management in Dakar, the company MD Michel Combes told a press briefing in the Senegalese capital city.»
Saturday 4 Apr

Ghana Ranked 3rd in Open Data Barometer Report

GHANA
Ghana has been rated among the highest-ranked Sub-Saharan African countries on the continent in this year’s Open Data Barometer Report.»

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Villagers get solar training at Barefoot College Villagers get solar training at Barefoot College

The Botswana Human Resource Development Council (HRDC) has seconded seven semi-illiterate mostly Ngwatle villagers for a six month solar electrification training course at the famed Barefoot College in India. 

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ICT skills in Kenya to grow as ICT Authority and Microsoft sign MOU

Kenya’s ICT Authority and Microsoft have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), which will, among other things, see Microsoft offer support in providing a platform that will ...