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Africa's impending growth in LTE networks

Africa has a huge potential for growth in LTE networks, with the current 3 million LTE users expected to increase to 318 million by 2019...

27 Aug 2015 14:40

Facebook seeks ties with telcos in Kenya

Facebook's plan to bring Internet access to the remote parts of the world is taking shape. This follows the completion of Aquila, a drone that beams Internet from the sky to remote communities...

By Lilian Ochieng 25 Aug 2015 08:36



Gartner's 2015 Hype Cycle for ICT: growing importance of digital business in Africa

The "Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa, 2015" report released by Gartner, Inc. identifies over 30 key technologies...

21 Aug 2015 09:53

Seven ways cloud will help African manufacturers

Whatever the size or specialty, manufacturing companies across Africa are under pressure to grow revenues, reduce costs and increase profitability...

By Jeremy Waterman 21 Aug 2015 09:29

New trends software changing the game for African innovators

Africa has the potential to grow its $1.3 trillion in wealth ten-fold over the next 35 years, presenting a significant opportunity for...

By Merle O'Brien 21 Aug 2015 08:58

Smarter business trends in Africa influenced by mobile

Mobile trends show how innovation can ripple through societies, boost economies and help the continent skip over development hurdles...

10 Aug 2015 07:00

Africa's data revolution

The African continent has various connectivity needs which are crucial for social and economic development. Increasing the availability...

3 Aug 2015 15:09

Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015 15:00

African ICT Infrastructure Fund closes at $200 million

Convergence Partners announced the successful close of its Convergence Partners Communication Infrastructure Fund (CPCIF), with capital of over $200 million, making it one of the largest funds dedicated solely to ICT infrastructure in Africa...

29 Jul 2015 14:00

Facebook's Internet.org free basic services are bringing African people online

Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the introduction of the Internet.org app by hosting a Developer Day at iHub in Nairobi, Kenya on 27 July 2015 and introducing new services...

28 Jul 2015 11:18

[CEM Africa Summit] CEM for the tech-enabled African future

You need to keep an eye on future trends from the rest of the world to better manage your business' current customer experience. Some of these trends were shared in the Customer Experience Management Africa plenary session...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jul 2015 06:00

Advancing technology shaping financial services in Africa

As a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth, the financial services industry in Africa is rapidly evolving...

27 Jul 2015 13:17

Mobile survey informs Global Entrepreneurship Summit

GeoPoll the Global Entrepreneurship Network and the U.S. State Department released a survey of 1,000 business owners...

24 Jul 2015 14:42

GE Africa and Gearbox driving entrepreneurial development

GE Africa and Gearbox announced a plan to launch a 'GE Garages' manufacturing programme to help build a skilled workforce and drive...

24 Jul 2015 13:44

South African roadshow on digital transformation in the app economy goes to Kenya

CA Southern Africa will take its roadshow on the imperatives surrounding digital transformation in the application economy where IT capabilities are identified as the competitive differentiator to Kenya on 13 August 2015...

22 Jul 2015 09:37

Alcatel-Lucent Technology Week puts emphasis on ultra-broadband technologies

Alcatel-Lucent's Technology Week, organised in early July, took place at a three-day event in both Lagos and Abuja and was well attended by...

21 Jul 2015 13:25

AfricaCom Awards 2015 - call for entries

The 7th Annual AfricaCom Awards highlight industry leaders and innovation in African communications. This year the awards are taking place on 18 November, at The Lookout, on Cape Town's Waterfront...

17 Jul 2015 11:05

Zarnet eyes Telecel takeover

Government-owned telecommunications firm Zarnet is negotiating with Telecel Zimbabwe shareholders for a possible takeover of the mobile phone company, Parliament heard.

17 Jul 2015 10:29

Distance record for undersea data transmission achieved by Alcatel-Lucent

Thanks to an affordable high-tech innovation from the Alcatel-Lucent Submarine Networks (ASN) that enables data transmission over a distance of 10,000 kilometers...

15 Jul 2015 14:16

Mediatech Africa: next gen features and new tech

The largest media and entertainment technology trade show for southern Africa, Mediatech Africa, is taking place this week from...

14 Jul 2015 08:13

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