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TNM courts trouble with investment prospects in ISP

TNM courts trouble with investment prospects in ISP

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. Read More

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Congo’s Université Marien Ngouabi launches websiteCongo’s Université Marien Ngouabi launches website L’Université Marien Ngouabi, Congo Brazzaville’s oldest tertiary institution, launched its first website this week.
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Internet of Things – when problems can be hidden in a billion placesInternet of Things – when problems can be hidden in a billion places In the Internet of Things era all things can be connected. But when billions of things ...
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Broadband ‘boosts growth’Broadband ‘boosts growth’ Every economy today requires broadband for growth and prosperity, says Joseph Tiampati, Principal Secretary in the ...
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Tuesday 18 Nov

BT announces new AMEA cloud services

BT has announced new cloud services aimed at supporting the expansion plans of its customers in Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa (AMEA).»
Saturday 15 Nov

CAK: all systems go for Universal Service Fund

KENYA
Kenya's long-awaited Universal Service Fund has finally become a reality and it aims to bridge the digital divide.»
Saturday 15 Nov

Internet.org business plan a “race to the bottom” - 2go

SOUTH AFRICA
Partnerships between African operators and Facebook’s Internet.org app that make certain content free to subscribers is a “race to the bottom” which will shrink long-term revenues and hurt local content providers, according to Marc Herson, COO of mobile social network 2go.»
Thursday 13 Nov

Liquid Telecom to launch FTTH services in Kenya, Rwanda

KENYA
Liquid Telecom has announced it will launch Fibre To The Home (FTTH) in Kenya, Rwanda and two other African countries early next year.»
Thursday 13 Nov

Ghana to launch first phase of National Fibre Network soon

GHANA
The Government of Ghana is expected to officially commission the completion of work on the fibre optic network connecting the eastern corridor linking Ho in the Volta region and Bawku in the Northern Region of the country by the end of December this year.»
Thursday 13 Nov

Rwanda officially launches 4G LTE network

RWANDA
Rwanda has officially launched its 4G LTE network, aiming to take access to 95% of citizens by 2017. »
Wednesday 12 Nov

Submarine cable to be built across South Atlantic

ANGOLA
Angola Cables has signed a contract with NEC Corporation to build the world’s first submarine cable system across the South Atlantic.»
Wednesday 12 Nov

Inquest into politician’s death turns to satellite images

BOTSWANA
An inquest into the death of an opposition politician has seen the parties involved toying with the idea of using satellite image experts. »
Wednesday 12 Nov

Spawning Africa’s digital dragons in the cloud

For much of Africa, the digital dragon has not yet been born, but in the cloud, we have the ideal incubator to nurture dragons and opportunities alike.»
Wednesday 12 Nov

Office 365 launched in Botswana

BOTSWANA
Microsoft has launched its newest Windows operating system, Office 365, in Botswana. »
Wednesday 12 Nov

24online deploys access management solution across 5 Kenyan airports

KENYA
24online, a product of Elitecore and global provider of Internet Access Management solution, has announced the deployment of its hotspot management solution across five Kenyan Authority airports. »
Wednesday 12 Nov

Mobile data up, broadband lags in Africa

Mobile data services on the rise in Africa, but the continent lags in high-speed broadband connectivity, says Ovum. »
Wednesday 12 Nov

Teraco announces support for AWS Direct Connect in Africa

Teraco Data Environments has announced that it can now offer its clients high-performance network access to Amazon Web Services (AWS) by leveraging Level 3 Cloud Connect Solutions.»
Wednesday 12 Nov

More white space trials for Africa

SOUTH AFRICA
Microsoft is set to announce five more white space technology in trials in Africa this year.»
Tuesday 11 Nov

Barclays ropes in ICT taskforce in anti-fraud war

BOTSWANA
Barclays Bank of Botswana (BBB) has roped in experts in the field of Information Technology and cybercrime to give weight to its annual fraud awareness month.»
Tuesday 11 Nov

Airtel, Facebook to bring Internet.org mobile app to Kenya

KENYA
Airtel has announced a partnership with Facebook to offer the Internet.org app to its prepaid and post-paid customers in Kenya beginning later this week. »

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