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XDSL signs agreement with DFA, Conduct for more fibre

XDSL signs agreement with DFA, Conduct for more fibre

Internet Service Provider XDSL has entered into an agreement with Dark Fibre Africa (DFA) and Conduct, DFA’s last-mile fibre network subsidiary.  Read More

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Botswana passes electronic transaction, communications billBotswana passes electronic transaction, communications bill The Botswana Parliament has passed the Electronic Communications and Transactions Bill, which gives legal recognition to ...
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Orange devolves broadband to Kenya countiesOrange devolves broadband to Kenya counties ICT services provider Orange Telkom is targeting Kenya’s devolved governments with its high speed broadband ...
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Kenyan Deputy President takes to TwitterKenyan Deputy President takes to Twitter Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto took to Twitter today, to interact with Kenyans on the ...
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Thursday 10 Apr

Heartbleed a ‘severe vulnerability’

Today will be a memorable one in cybersecurity history, thanks to the end of Windows XP support and the coming to light of the Heartbleed Open SSL vulnerability, says Lucas Zaichkowsky, Enterprise Defense Architect at AccessData.»
Thursday 10 Apr

Cloud gains traction in Kenya

KENYA
Kenyan enterprises are increasingly seeing the implementation of cloud or expansion of existing cloud infrastructure as a key priority, says IDC.»
Wednesday 9 Apr

YooMee Côte d’Ivoire launches TD-LTE

IVORY COAST
After becoming the market leader of broadband Internet in Cameroon, YooMee Africa continues its expansion by deploying its network in Côte d’Ivoire.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

Safaricom revamps site for the visually impaired

KENYA
Safaricom has launched a revamped corporate website that will be fully accessible to Visually Impaired Persons.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

SEACOM partners with Akamai Technologies

SEACOM has announced a new partnership with cloud service provider Akamai Technologies, and is deploying Akamai content clusters and caching nodes on its Pan-African IP network footprint.»
Tuesday 8 Apr

Connected Africa winners recognised

KENYA
Google has presented awards to the five top entrants in its Connected Africa competition. »
Monday 7 Apr

Online nutrition calculator aims to boost kids’ health

KENYA
Nestlé Kenya, through its MILO brand, has unveiled a web based nutrition calculator to help foster healthy nutrition among kids.»
Monday 7 Apr

tn mobile 3G now in Tsumeb

NAMIBIA
Telecom Namibia’s mobile business, tn mobile, has extended its 3G+ and 4G (LTE) based mobile network to Tsumeb in the Oshikoto region.»
Friday 4 Apr

Kaspersky Lab Launches worldwide interactive cyberthreat map

Kaspersky Lab has launched an interactive cyberthreat map that visualises cyber security incidents occurring worldwide in real time. »
Thursday 3 Apr

SEACOM to enhance IP/MPLS network

SEACOM announced today that it has chosen Juniper and Cisco to provide their latest technology for a complete upgrade of the SEACOM global IP & MPLS network.  »
Thursday 3 Apr

Rwanda seeks device financing models

RWANDA
Rwanda’s MYICT says it is engaging with stakeholders on financing models that enable Rwandan citizens to buy internet access devices.»
Wednesday 2 Apr

Mozambique joins Alliance for Affordable Internet

MOZAMBIQUE
Mozambique has become the first SADC country to join A4AI, and the third developing country to sign an MOU with the Alliance, joining Nigeria and Ghana. »
Wednesday 2 Apr

Kaspersky Lab study: about one third of all phishing attacks aimed at stealing money

Cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts, says a new study by Kaspersky Lab.»
Wednesday 2 Apr

Intelsat managed broadband service for Vodacom

Intelsat is to provide a managed broadband service to Vodacom in sub-Saharan Africa.»
Tuesday 1 Apr

Orange to power Nakuru free Wi-Fi

KENYA
Nakuru is to become the first town in Kenya to have free Wi-Fi access.»
Friday 28 Mar

tn mobile 3G now in Oshikoto

NAMIBIA
Telecom Namibia’s mobile business, tn mobile, has launched its 3G service at Omuthiya, the regional capital of Oshikoto region.»

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Further African expansion for Phoenix

Phoenix Distribution, a leading broad-based distributor on the African continent, has expanded its office in Nairobi, Kenya, in a move to better serve its partners in East ...