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Greater investments needed to drive data explosion in Africa

Experts at the International Telecoms Week conference in Chicago have highlighted the need to accelerate investment in Africa to facilitate the continent's broadband data explosion...

2 days ago

Bridging the digital divide in Africa

For many in developing markets, data remains a luxury and often agonisingly out of reach, even on mobile...

By Fabien Delanaud 16 May 2017

How free Wi-Fi is changing the trade show industry

Technology changes the way the world works, that's a fact. It revolutionised communication with the radio, made entertainment widespread with the television, and gave everyone access to information...

By Sam Smith 16 May 2017

ICT, internet can transform education in Africa

Connected learning key to improving education in Africa, says Internet Society study...

12 May 2017

Opera injects $100 million in African digital economy

Mobile browser, Opera, is planning to invest $100 million (R1.3 billion) over the next two years to facilitate the growth of African digital economy...

11 May 2017

Why you need to invest early in IoT

As with all new technology, there is some reticence in business about the internet of things...

By Max Makgoale 10 May 2017

Surge in demand for mobile connectivity

African mobile telecoms operators, infrastructure owners and service providers are ramping up investment and targeting acquisitions across the region...

9 May 2017

Fastly brings quality content to Africa

Fastly is expanding and growing its edge cloud platform business into Africa through a collaboration with Workonline Communications and Teraco...

8 May 2017

Jasco Carrier Solutions rolls out in East Africa

Jasco Carrier Solutions has been introduced into the East African market. This expansion ties in with East Arica's Tier 1 and Tier 2 broadband strategy...

6 May 2017

Twitter, Bloomberg team up for streaming news channel

WASHINGTON, US: Twitter is launching a 24-hour streaming news channel in partnership with the Bloomberg Media, in a major expansion of the social media firm's video operations, the two firms announced Monday...

2 May 2017

Google tweak aims to curb fake, misleading search results

WASHINGTON, US: Google has announced changes to how it delivers and ranks internet searches, the latest effort by the tech giant to weed out "fake news" and offensive content...

29 Apr 2017

Nigeria to welcome 4G network after Airtel partners with ZTE

Airtel Networks Limited and ZTE have announced a strategic partnership to launch 4G (fourth generation wireless mobile telecommunications technology) in Nigeria...

26 Apr 2017

Internet shutdown lifted in Cameroon

Internet access restored in anglophone Cameroon after three months, following a widely-criticised government shutdown...

24 Apr 2017

F8: Connectivity, artificial intelligence and more from day two

Day two of Facebook's annual event...

21 Apr 2017

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International

Lions Innovation programme roars to the edge

Lions Innovation, the two-day specialist event, taking place as part of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 19-20 June 2017, has released its programme of live tech demonstrations, immersive performances and the latest innovations in voice tech, bots, AI, IoT, AR and mixed realities.

19 May 2017

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

PARIS, France: France's data protection agency said Tuesday it had fined Facebook for collecting information on users without their knowledge, following a probe of the social network in cooperation with other European regulators.

18 May 2017

Jonathan Lun wins SingularityU's Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge

Last week saw Jonathan Lun win the judges' vote at the final pitch event for the 2017 SingularityU (SU) Southern Africa Global Impact Challenge (GIC).

By Jessica Tennant 16 May 2017

Blowing out the walls

Facebook's ambitions have set the company on a course to radically shift its standing from social media giant to futuristic innovation hub.

By Gil Sperling 11 May 2017

CodeBus Africa to run student coding workshops

Education and technology organisations from Finland and South Africa have collaborated as part of the CodeBus Africa project which will run creative coding workshops for local students in Johannesburg, Tshwane, Kimberley, and Cape Town in May.

9 May 2017

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