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Africa-1: new super cable to connect Africa

Reports emerged on Monday that five telecommunications operators, including South Africa's MTN and Telkom, have designs on a new, superfast submarine cable system connecting Africa...

19 Apr 2016

The Internet Society brings African Peering and Interconnection Forum to Tanzania

The Internet Society will bring its annual Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF) to Tanzania for the first time...

30 Mar 2016

Africa's sleeping tech giants

Although sub-Saharan Africa has long been the weakest region globally in terms of digital connectivity, the area is on the edge of a major technological surge. Its young demographic and improved access...

14 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] IT Leaders Africa Summit and Metropolitan's new TVC

On the last episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Tseliso Rangaka, Llewellyn Allen and Shannon Mackrill...

10 Mar 2016

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 165: Across-the-board brand overhaul for Metropolitan and new TVC

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 10 March 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding takes a closer look at Metropolitan...

9 Mar 2016

The Always-On Africa is a matter of if, not when

With global cloud traffic expected to quadruple from current levels to 8.6 zettabytes (one zettabyte is equal to a billion terabytes), by the end of 2019, there is significant potential for Africa to capitalise...

4 Mar 2016

Mobile technology key to closing Africa's digital divide

The Internet has undeniably become the lifeblood of our society...

By Brendan McAravey 2 Mar 2016

IDC looks back on 2015

IDC looks back at their top 10 predictions 2015 for Africa to see which their predictions came true and which were off the mark...

16 Jan 2016

Africa prepares for data revolution

Africa needs to embrace the data revolution - the exponential increase in the volume and types of data available. This creates unprecedented opportunities to inform and transform societies...

By Carlos Lopes 31 Dec 2015

Facebook brings Internet.org Innovation Challenge to Africa

Facebook is launching the Internet.org Innovation Challenge in Africa, with the aim of recognising developers and entrepreneurs who are using the internet...

11 Dec 2015

[AfricaCom] Internet access for Africa!

Contrary to what the proliferation of mobile phones locally may have led you to believe, as many as 60% of people around the world still don't have regular access to the World Wide Web. Here's how we can overcome this...

By Leigh Andrews 23 Nov 2015

AfricaCom Awards 2015 winners announced

The winners of the 2015 AfricaCom Awards have been announced. The awards took place on 18 November in Cape Town, and celebrated the ICT and technology industry in Africa...

19 Nov 2015

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

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

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