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Kenya leads smart city charge in Africa

While many see Africa as lagging in harnessing the benefits of smart city development, Kenya is leading the charge to embrace this new technology-rich ecosystem...

17 hours ago

Orange, Riverbed to simplify hybrid network management

In an aim to enable customers to simplify the management of their hybrid networks, Orange Business Services in partnership with Riverbed Technology is launching an SD-WAN technology solution...

19 hours ago

It's great to share: As TNM launches data sharing service

BLANTYRE, Malawi: Malawi's integrated mobile network and ICT service provider TNM is proud to announce the launch of data sharing, an innovative service that allows customers to share their data with friends and family...

Issued by Telekom Networks Malawi (TNM) 23 Mar 2017

Africa's food security challenges driving technological innovation

"Smart farming solutions will become the cornerstone of global food production over the next decade."

20 Mar 2017

rAge Cape Town cancels 2017 event

The organisers of gaming expo rAge have announced that the show's Cape Town leg has been cancelled...

13 Mar 2017

MyBroadband launches its premier business IT magazine

MyBroadband has launched the first edition of the MyBroadband Magazine, which aims to be the premium business IT print publication in South Africa...

Issued by MyBroadband 8 Mar 2017

BitCo launches uncapped wireless DSL connectivity for small to medium enterprises

National internet and telephony service provider BitCo's Wireless DSL (WDSL) is an entry-level alternative to their standard premium wireless connectivity solutions...

Issued by BitCo 2 Mar 2017

Survey offers insights into global trends, future of smart cities

As cities and solution providers develop their smart city strategies, they are trying to understand which solutions and business models hold the greatest promise in this growing market...

27 Feb 2017

GSMA report encourages government policies for inclusive digital economies

The GSMA has released its Embracing the Digital Revolution: Policies for Building the Digital Economy report which encourages governments to pursue policies that incentivise investment and promote development of digital economies...

27 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

#DesignMonth: Is SA smart-city ready?

With the global smart cities market projected to reach $1.56tn by 2020, SA still has much to do in terms of meeting the necessary infrastructure and connectivity requirements to smarten up our cities...

By Sindy Peters 15 Feb 2017

Customer service is not a science, says Cell C CEO

A simple and common sense message that came across loud and clear at the Ask Afrika Orange Index Conference on Thursday, 9 February 2017 that seems to be the key to success in customer service was to create more real, meaningful human connections...

By Jessica Tennant 13 Feb 2017

Black & Veatch report looks at smart city ecosystems

According to Black & Veatch's 2017 Strategic Directions: Smart City/Smart Utility Report, fulfilling the smart city promise, transforming cities and infrastructure, will require integrating communication technology and increasing stakeholder engagement...

8 Feb 2017

MTN Group trades 51% shares in INT Towers

MTN Group has announced that it will exchange its 51% interest in Nigeria Tower InterCo B.V., the parent company of INT Towers Limited...

6 Feb 2017

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