INTERNET

SEACOM gathers momentum in SA business market

SEACOM gathers momentum in SA business market

Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM has announced that it has grown its South African base of channel partners servicing the business market to more than 65 companies of all sizes, up from 20 in October last year. Read More

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Africell, Airtel on collision course over cableAfricell, Airtel on collision course over cable Uganda’s Africell is set for a legal battle with Airtel as the two trade accusations ...
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 Huawei identifies unique cloud solutions for Nigeria Huawei identifies unique cloud solutions for Nigeria ICT solutions provider Huawei said after a comprehensive study of Nigerian enterprise terrain, it has defined ...
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MTN Business encourages transport and logistics industry to realise the impact of M2MMTN Business encourages transport and logistics industry to realise the impact of M2M If embraced and implemented properly, M2M has numerous abilities to provide South African fleet managers with ...
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Sunday 24 Apr

Nigeria satellite resources to boost economic growth

NIGERIA
The Management of NigComSat says Nigeria’s satellite resources are primed to help the nation in accelerating robust ICT infrastructure to boost economic development for the country.»
Friday 22 Apr

Win for Kenyan bloggers as court quashes controversial law

KENYA
Bloggers and social media users in Kenya have with sighed relief with quashing of a contentious section of law that State has been using to prosecute individuals who were mostly perceived to be critics of the establishment. »
Tuesday 19 Apr

Africa-1 Consortium signs MOU

MTN Group, PCCW Global, Saudi Telecom Company (STC), Telecom Egypt (TE) and Telkom South Africa have signed an agreement on the construction of the new “Africa-1” submarine cable system.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

New cloud platform offers SMEs greater convenience

RWANDA
MTN Business has unveiled a new cloud delivery platform in Rwanda and Cameroon, which will enable SMEs to access cloud services with greater ease.»
Tuesday 19 Apr

Mellanox adds Cumulus Linux support for Ethernet switches

Mellanox Technologies, a leading supplier of high-performance, end-to-end interconnect solutions for data centre servers and storage systems, has announced that it has added Cumulus Linux support for the Spectrum line of 10/25, 40/50, and 100 Gb/s Ethernet switches. »
Monday 18 Apr

10 reasons 4G LTE makes sense for your business

Choosing mobile phones and tablets that use a 4G LTE connection will give businesses the digital clout they need to maximise productivity, says Qualcomm.»
Sunday 17 Apr

Huawei takes big data solutions to Zambia

ZAMBIA
Cloud computing and big data were the subjects of a high-tech roadshow brought to Zambia by leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei Technologies this week.»
Saturday 16 Apr

Glo Ghana large enough for 20m data subscribers

GHANA
The new Head of Business of the newly upgraded Glo Mobile Ghana network, Mr. Augustine Mamuro, has said that the company can comfortably cater to over 20 million data subscribers. »
Friday 15 Apr

ZACR responds to court ruling

ZACR says a new temporary ruling means that domain names ending with .Africa cannot be currently offered for registration by the ZACR and its Registrar partners. »
Friday 15 Apr

African developers take the world stage at Facebook's annual F8 conference

Facebook announced at its annual F8 developer conference, held in San Francisco on 12 and 13 April, that the company partnered with many African developers to launch products for the global market. »
Thursday 14 Apr

ESET warns of new Facebook threat

ESET has warned of malicious links being sent to Facebook users under the title: “My video”, “My first video”, or “Private video”.»
Wednesday 13 Apr

Nigeria plans in-country data hosting

NIGERIA
Nigeria’s Minister of Communications says once Nigerian data centres have enough capacity, the Nigerian government will put a stop to its data being hosted abroad.»
Tuesday 12 Apr

Facebook post costs Kenyan $50000

KENYA
A social media user in Kenya has been fined Kshs 5million for allegedly defaming a member of parliament on social media; in a ruling that will set a precedent on any future internet cases in Kenya.»
Monday 11 Apr

New online shopping portal open for business in Kenya

KENYA
A new e-commerce website, Cartelia, is now open for business across Kenya.»
Saturday 9 Apr

Kenyan Blogger arrested for allegedly sending a bank out of business

KENYA
In a bid to tame social media negative impact on the financial sector, Kenyan Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet on Friday announced the arrest of blogger David Mukunzi Zawadi.»
Friday 8 Apr

Kenya Power, Safaricom in broadband project

KENYA
Kenya Power International and Safaricom have signed a MoU that will see more Kenyans connected to broadband Internet. »

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Criticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecsCriticism over Remita borne out of ignorance, says SystemSpecs

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IBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South AfricaIBM Opens First Cloud Data Centre in South Africa

IBM is opening a new IBM Cloud Data Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new cloud center is the result of a close collaboration with Gijima and Vodacom and is designed to support cloud adoption and customer demand across the continent.  

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Keeping up with the mobile banking evolution

Africa especially has witnessed the trend of mobile banking, due to the well-known fact that today more people on the continent have access to a mobile phone ...